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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rumor again claims Apple's 'iPhone 7' will ditch headphone jack for Lightning EarPods, sport Smart Connector
04/13/2016, 01:04 pm
The design for the next-generation "iPhone 7" may have already leaked, a new report claims, adding new details about Bluetooth EarPods that will allegedly pair and charge through the Lightning port.
03/24/2016, 06:03 pm
Owners of Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro can now tap into the greater power of the device's Lightning port thanks to a pair of new USB 3-based accessories released this week: A USB-C to Lightning cable, and a Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter with USB-A port input and power passthrough.