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Topic: Lightning

iRig HD 2 lets you connect guitar, 3.5mm headphone to Apple's iPhone via Lightning

09/15/2016, 12:09 pm

IK Multimedia on Thursday announced its next-generation iRigh HD 2 digital guitar interface, featuring Lightning connectivity that will allow users to simultaneously connect both a guitar amp and 3.5-millimeter headphone to the new iPhone 7.

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First look: Audeze iSine 10 in-ear planar magnetic phones with Apple Lightning connector

09/14/2016, 03:09 pm

Just in time for the release of the headphone-jack-less iPhone 7, Audeze gave AppleInsider a hands-on sneak peek at their upcoming Lightning-connected iSine headphones, the word's first-ever planar magnetic in-ear buds.

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Belkin announces simultaneous Lightning headphone and charging adapter for iPhone 7

09/08/2016, 03:09 pm

The elimination of the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack on the iPhone 7 has caused some users to question how they will charge their handset while listening to music on wired headphones. Accessory maker Belkin has the answer --for $40 extra.

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Apple officially ditches headphone jack for Lightning, will include adapter in iPhone 7 box

09/07/2016, 02:09 pm

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will ship not only with a pair of Lightning-connected EarPods, but also a legacy headphone adapter in the box, Apple announced on Wednesday.

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What to expect from today's Apple event: 'iPhone 7,' Apple Watch with GPS, more

09/04/2016, 12:09 pm

Today Apple will hold its now-annual September event where it is expected to unveil new products, most notably its next iPhone. Here everything insiders need to know about the highly anticipated announcements.

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Apple's 'iPhone 7' to boast True Tone display, upgraded camera flash, capacities of 32-256GB

09/03/2016, 11:09 am

At this week's media event, Apple is expected to introduce a new iPhone featuring waterproof capabilities equivalent to the Apple Watch, along with a new wide color True Tone display and other enhancements throughout.

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New Beats products to be announced at Apple's Sept. 7 'iPhone 7' event

09/01/2016, 04:09 pm

In addition to the next-generation iPhone and a new Apple Watch, Apple is also expected to unveil new products under the Beats brand at next week's media presentation, an inadvertently sent email has revealed.

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Alleged 'iPhone 7' packaging reaffirms 32GB model, Lightning to Headphone Jack Adapter in the box

08/31/2016, 02:08 pm

With just a week to go before Apple's Sept. 7 event, yet another packaging insert claimed to be for the "iPhone 7" reveals a return to the 32-gigabyte capacity, and also reaffirms that a Lightning to Headphone Jack Adapter will be included in the box.

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Purported 'iPhone 7 Plus' packaging shows Lightning to Headphone Jack Adapter in box, 256GB storage

08/31/2016, 08:08 am

An insert claimed to be for Apple's anticipated "iPhone 7 Plus" would --if legitimate -- not only confirm the product's name, but also reveal that it will come with a Lightning to Headphone Jack Adapter in the box.

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Intel pushes USB-C as 3.5mm jack replacement, touts better sound, thinness & power management

08/17/2016, 12:08 pm

The seemingly inevitable demise of the legacy 3.5-millimeter headphone jack has placed the technology world in need of a successor, and Intel this week laid out its case as to why it thinks the reversible USB-C port is the best option for accessory makers.

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Watch: Apple Lightning EarPods for 'iPhone 7' supposedly appear in new video

08/05/2016, 11:08 am

A new video shows a what is said to be a functional set of authentic Apple Lightning EarPods -- an accessory that could be packed in with any future iPhone lacking an analog headphone jack.

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Possible Apple Lightning-to-headphone adapter for 'iPhone 7' spotted in new photos

07/28/2016, 12:07 pm

Photos and a video of an adapter allegedly taken from a Foxconn factory in Vietnam surface, with the photographer claiming that the adapter will be included with this fall's iPhone update.

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Cirrus Logic unveils Apple-authorized Lightning headphone development kit

06/29/2016, 01:06 pm

With rumors strongly suggesting Apple's next-generation iPhone will lack a traditional headphone jack, supplier Cirrus Logic this week announced the release of a new development kit that will enable companies to make Made for iPhone-certified Lightning headphones.

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Chinese company advertises new Lightning-to-headphone adapters ahead of Apple's 'iPhone 7'

05/30/2016, 02:05 pm

With Apple's next-generation iPhone rumored to ditch the legacy 3.5-millimeter headphone jack, one Chinese accessory maker is hoping to capitalize on the anticipated switch, and is now advertising a series of Lightning-to-headphone adapters with separate volume controls.

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'iPhone 7' schematics suggest dual camera, Smart Connector will be exclusive to 5.5" Plus model

05/11/2016, 11:05 am

A new series of images rumored to show the design of both the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" suggest that Apple's larger 5.5-inch model will be the only one to receive a dual-lens camera, as well as the magnetic Smart Connector.

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Review: Logi Base Smart Connector charging dock is the best way to juice your iPad Pro

04/30/2016, 10:04 am

MagSafe has long been a defining feature of Apple's market leading notebooks. Thanks to the Smart Connector charging capabilities first introduced by the new Logi Base dock for iPad Pro, Apple's iDevices now have their own convenient MagSafe equivalent.

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Rumored 'iPhone 7 Plus' schematic shows dual-lens camera & Smart Connector, lacks headphone jack

04/27/2016, 01:04 pm

The rumored design of Apple's next-generation iPhone appears to be taking shape thanks to continued leaks out of the Far East, which are now consistently showing a new design with a larger, still protruding camera lens, a Smart Connector port, and the absence of a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack.

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Intel pushes USB-C as headphone jack's successor

04/27/2016, 10:04 am

The technology world has a seething hatred of the traditional 3.5-millimeter headphone jack -- or so it seems, given that chip giant Intel is the latest company to propose replacing the aging plug with a digital alternative.

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What Smart Connector charging could mean for the 'iPhone 7' and beyond

04/26/2016, 10:04 am

Now that we know Apple will let its Smart Connector do more than just clip on a keyboard, rumors that it will make its way from the iPad Pro lineup to the iPhone make much more sense. AppleInsider takes a look at the changes that might bring.

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First look: Logi Base is the first device to charge your iPad Pro via Smart Connector

04/26/2016, 03:04 am

Apple's magnetic Smart Connector is no longer just for keyboard accessories. The new Logi Base Charging Stand with Smart Connector uses the input capabilities of the new port to recharge both the 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models.

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