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Topic: Lightning

Review: Mophie's new powerstation line caters to Apple-users with Lightning input and output

02/25/2020, 03:02 pm

Mophie's updated line of portable batteries are well-suited for any Apple user with unique features that are sure to put them atop any iPhone lover's list.

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Review: Insta360 GO is the AirPods-like action cam to beat

02/18/2020, 03:02 pm

With a tiny form factor, unique social features, and an easy-to-use design, the Insta 360 Go is the new everyday action cam to beat.

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EU lawmakers snub Apple's pleas, overwhelmingly vote to push for charging cable standard

01/30/2020, 07:01 pm

The European Parliament in a landslide vote on Thursday called on the EU Commission to adopt rules that would establish a common charger standard for mobile devices, guidelines Apple argues would stifle innovation and create waste.

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Apple says a common charger would handicap innovation, inflate waste

01/23/2020, 02:01 pm

Apple has hit back at new proposals by European lawmakers to force smartphone and other device producers to use a universal standard charger, claiming attempts to make it switch from Lightning to another type of connection could cause consumer aggravation and stifle innovation.

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Hands on: Satechi's new 72W charger can charge your MacBook on the go

08/27/2019, 02:08 pm

Are you looking to charge on the go? Satechi's 72W USB-C PD car charger can charge your iPad Pro, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or iPhone all from the safety of your car.

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Apple's 'iPhone 11' again said to use USB-C charger

08/21/2019, 06:08 am

While the forthcoming iPhones are expected to continue using Lightning connectors, a new source claims that Apple will ship a more powerful USB-C charger plus an adapter.

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Review: Rotor Riot Controller brings L3 and R3 buttons to iOS games

08/19/2019, 03:08 pm

Are you looking to take mobile gaming to the next level? We're taking a look at the Rotor Riot Wired Controller which is one of the first MFi certified wired gaming controllers for the iPhone that supports the L3 and R3 buttons.

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ICYMI -- Naim AirPlay 2 speakers, Satechi USB-C, & more

08/11/2019, 09:08 am

Each week, there are a ton of great products that get released that we don't have time to cover. Here are our top picks for new gear from the last seven days you should check out, including new arrives in Apple Stores, Sonos/IKEA AirPlay 2 speakers and LIFX HomeKit bulbs.

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Belkin intros tougher Boost Charge cables in USB-C, USB-A & Lightning versions

07/11/2019, 01:07 pm

Foxconn-owned Belkin on Thursday introduced a new line of charging cables known as Boost Charge with DuraTek, including versions for USB-C, USB-A, and Lightning devices.

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Snag a free Nomad Lightning cable and help the planet

07/10/2019, 10:07 am

Accessory maker Nomad has launched a new campaign to help the planet, all while rewarding users with free rugged Lightning cables.

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Target recalled 90K 'heyday' Lightning cables over fire hazard concerns

05/30/2019, 11:05 pm

Target is recalling some of its "heyday" branded Lightning cables over shock and fire hazard concerns after several incidents were reported.

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These are the best USB-C Lightning cables released so far

05/28/2019, 02:05 pm

The floodgates have opened and countless USB-C to Lightning cables have spilled out on the market. We've collected and tested a bunch of cables and combined our favorites into this running list, updated on October 1 with a new release from Spigen.

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Use your Lightning headphones on your Mac or iPad Pro with Anker's new USB-C adapter

05/15/2019, 10:05 am

Accessory maker Anker has launched a USB-C to Lightning audio adapter, allowing iPhone and iPad owners to use their Lightning headphones with any USB-C device.

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Scosche Strikeline USB-C to Lightning cable now available to order

04/10/2019, 04:04 pm

Scosche's new Strikeline USB-C to Lightning cable is now available, letting you power up your iPhone significantly faster than the typical USB-A.

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Mophie Juice Pack Access battery case now available for iPhone XS, XS Max, & XR

02/25/2019, 03:02 pm

The new Mophie Juice Pack Access wireless battery case is now officially available to order for the iPhone XS Max, XS, and XR.

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Compared: Apple's Smart Battery Case versus Mophie Juice Pack Access

02/15/2019, 11:02 am

Both Apple and Mophie have introduced their own battery cases which spurs the debate on which route people should go. Apple's Smart Battery Case and Mophies Juice Pack Access have their benefits, but which is best is going to be up to you.

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White-hat hacker demonstrates malicious Lightning cable with built-in Wi-Fi

02/14/2019, 10:02 am

Illustrating the potential threat from untrusted accessories, a hacker has developed a proof-of-concept Lightning cable with a hidden Wi-Fi chip that could allow parties to seize control of a Mac.

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2019 iPhone said to be sticking with Lightning, keep 5W charger

02/11/2019, 07:02 am

There are conflicting reports on if the 2019 iPhone will shift to USB-C or not, with the latest information suggesting that not only will Apple stick with Lightning, but it will also retain the same 5W charger in the box.

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Review: Anker Powerline II USB-C Lightning cable is cheaper and more durable than Apple's

02/06/2019, 03:02 pm

Apple has finally opened the floodgates on third-party USB-C to Lightning cables, and the first one we tested -- the Anker Powerline II USB-C to Lightning cable -- is not just less expensive than Apple's, but also more durable.

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Rumor claims 2019 iPhone will get 10MP TrueDepth camera, stick to Lightning

01/16/2019, 04:01 pm

Although Apple is expected to deliver significant upgrades to the rear-shooting camera on 2019 iPhones, other components may not follow suit, a rumor claimed on Wednesday.

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