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Topic: Lightning

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 August 13 with a new release from Mophie.

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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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Anker to debut USB-C to Lightning cables in March, audio adapter in April

01/14/2019, 06:01 pm

Accessory juggernaut Anker on Monday previewed its first USB-C to Lightning cables, saying the accessories should ship out in March.

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Yubico hardware authentication through Lightning coming to the iPhone and iPad

01/08/2019, 12:01 pm

Yubico has received MFi certification from Apple, meaning that there is a Lightning YubiKey dongle for authentication coming to the iPhone and iPad soon.

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Hands on with the worlds first third-party USB-C to Lightning cable from Belkin

01/08/2019, 10:01 am

While wandering the floor at the Consumer Electronics Show, AppleInsider goes hands-on with what may be the first third-party USB-C to Lightning cable certified through Apple -- Belkin's BoostCharge USB-C to Lightning.

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Third-party USB-C Lightning cables made official at CES by Griffin

01/07/2019, 12:01 pm

Griffin is also coming to market with a third-party USB-C to Lightning cable suitable for connecting Apple's newest hardware to the iPhone.

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First third-party USB-C to Lightning cable is the Belkin BoostCharge

01/07/2019, 07:01 am

Belkin has introduced a collection of BoostCharge cables for connecting devices requiring power to chargers and power banks, with the series featuring the first third-party USB-C to Lightning cable that has been approved by Apple.

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