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Inside the Chip Apple Uses to Stop You Buying Cheap Cables

People looking for cheap, third-party lightning adapters and cables for their new iPhone 5 are out of luck because of an authenticator device hidden in the official products. Here's what's lurking within that infuriating piece of technology. Read More >>

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Some Third-Party Adapters Might Not Work With Your New iPhone

If you bought yourself an iPhone 5, and are looking for a cheap, third-party lightning adapter to save a couple of pounds, you might want to hold off. There's an authenticator chip in the official adapters, and third-party adapters probably won't work without it. Read More >>

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