Apple Had to Acquire Its "Lightning" Trademark From Harley-Davidson

Apple's controversial Lightning connector has a name that nicely matches up with the Thunderbolt data connection. But its name caused Apple some trouble — because it had to buy the trademark from Harley-Davidson. Read More >>

Last-Minute Leaks: Lightning Connectors, Earpod Headphones and 2 GB iPod Shuffles

9to5mac is reporting some last-minute leaks ahead of the Apple event later today. Chief amongst them are that the iPod's new connection will be named "Lightning" — presumably to complement Thunderbolt — and a reaffirmation that the company will launch a new set of headphones to be known as "Earpods". Read More >>

Is This Apple's New iPhone Dock Connector?

Could this be Apple's new iPhone connector? Except for the fact that French site Nowhereelse has a terribly poor reputation, I don't see why not. They seem real parts, not photoshopped, and the size seems to be the right one. Read More >>

iOS 6 Beta Pretty Much Confirms the Smaller iPhone 5 9-Pin Dock Connector

The latest iOS 6 beta has been full of tasty little titbits about the iPhone 5, including confirmation of a 4-inch screen size. But it also shows reference to a smaller, 9-pin dock connector, which pretty much confirms Apple's working on it for its next iPhone and possibly even a new iPad. Read More >>

Reuters: Apple Shrinking iPhone Connector to 19-Pin Port

The idea of Apple ditching the current 30-pin iPhone connection in favour of something smaller has been floating around for some time. Now, Reuters is reporting that the next iPhone will feature a new, 19-pin connection. Read More >>

Apple's New iPhone 5 Connector Could Be a Mini MagSafe With Data

Yesterday we heard that Apple's working up a smaller dock connector for the incoming iPhone 5, but rumour has it we might see something akin to a mini MagSafe, just like the MagSafe2 Apple shoved onto the new MacBook Pro and Air. Read More >>

The iPhone 5 Really Will Come With a Smaller Connector Port

Lending some heavy weight to the recent leaks, renders and videos of the gorgeous-looking iPhone 5, it seems Apple really is working on a smaller 19-pin port for the new iPhone. Our anorexic phone lust has finally hit the ancient dock connector. Read More >>


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