Connector

08.01.13
USB alliance finalizes 10Gbps specification as USB 3.1
08.01.13

USB alliance finalizes 10Gbps specification as USB 3.1

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group teased us with the prospect of a 10Gbps USB standard back in January, a...

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06.27.13
Apple patent stuffs two ports into one, saves space in your laptop
06.27.13

Apple patent stuffs two ports into one, saves space in your laptop

Port space is very limited on laptops, but Apple has just received a patent that could solve that...

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01.06.13
USB 3.0 enhancement to bring 10Gbps transfers, backward compatibility in mid-2013
01.06.13

USB 3.0 enhancement to bring 10Gbps transfers, backward compatibility in mid-2013

Don't call it USB 4.0. Here in Las Vegas, the USB 3.0 Promoter Group announced the development of...

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10.08.12
Apple begins shipping its Lightning to 30-pin adapter at the speed of... freight
10.08.12

Apple begins shipping its Lightning to 30-pin adapter at the speed of... freight

iPhone users with a flotilla of 30-pin devices, desperate to restore connectivity with their newes...

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09.14.12
Apple's iPhone 5 will arrive with a free Lightning to 30-pin adapter (update: Apple officially says no it won't)
09.14.12

Apple's iPhone 5 will arrive with a free Lightning to 30-pin adapter (update: Apple officially says no it won't)

If you were miffed at having to pay $29 to adapt your existing iPhone accessories to the iPhone 5'...

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09.14.12
Lightning to HDMI and VGA cables incoming, says Apple
09.14.12

Lightning to HDMI and VGA cables incoming, says Apple

Apple has already announced a 30-pin adapter for the iPhone 5's new Lightning standard, but its pro...

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09.12.12
Apple's new iPhone 5 dock connector: It's called Lightning and it's 80 percent smaller, but the adapter is $29
09.12.12

Apple's new iPhone 5 dock connector: It's called Lightning and it's 80 percent smaller, but the adapter is $29

The new iPhone deserves a new dock connector. Say hello to the reversible, 80 percent smaller, Lig...

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06.26.12
The whys and wherefores of a shrunken Dock connector (Updated)
06.26.12

The whys and wherefores of a shrunken Dock connector (Updated)

Rumours that Apple would be switching the next iPhone to a new, smaller connector than the venera...

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06.19.12
Will Surface tablets use Microsoft's new MagSafe-like power and data connector?
06.19.12

Will Surface tablets use Microsoft's new MagSafe-like power and data connector?

Microsoft has borrowed a couple of Apple-flavored notions for the launch of its new Surface tablet...

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