Thunderbolt 3 is coming with a smaller connector -- but not for a while. It's tied to Intel's Skylake chips, and those aren't due until 2015.
The bendable iPhone connector and successful Kickstarter project will come in an iPhone 5 version later this year.
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At CES 2014, Nano Magnetics will announce Nanoport, a magnetic connector it says will be useful for adding a new type of connection to electronic devices and appliances.
A major revamp of the ports and cables of the ubiquitous connection technology will make USB connectors reversible, slimmer, and better at transmitting data and power.
The company received a patent that allows SIM cards to be easily swapped into devices such as smartphones or tablets. It may be a handy weapon given recent battles over SIM card standards.
While most expect Apple to release an iPad Mini this week, photos surface of a purported iPad 4 Lightning dock connector.
Make your iPhone wishes come true with a case that doubles battery life, offers expandable SD card memory, improves the flash, and brings a 30-pin connector to the iPhone 5.
Unauthorized accessory makers have figured out how to make connectors that work with Apple's new standard by cracking Lightning authentication chips, MacRumors reports. (Can lawsuits be far behind?)
If you're still not sure what Apple's new little connector is all about, here are some answers.
Apple's Phil Schiller reveals a smaller, all-digital 8-signal connector for the iPhone 5, called Lightning. The new connector replaces the 30-pin connector, which first launched in 2003.