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Twig Lightning Connector

The bendable iPhone connector and successful Kickstarter project will come in an iPhone 5 version later this year.

By Jan. 10, 2013

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Magnetic-toy company expanding to electronics connector

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.

By Jan. 3, 2014


With new USB connector, no more wrong-way-up cables

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.

By Dec. 4, 2013


Apple wins critical SIM connector patent

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.

By Dec. 26, 2012


Knockoffs of Apple's Lightning connector may be on their way

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?)

By Oct. 9, 2012


Apple shows redesigned iPhone 5 connector

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.

Sep. 18, 2012


iPhone 5 teeny-tiny dock connector pictured

The new iPhone's dock connector has showed up in a photo, hinting at a minuscule new port.

By Aug. 13, 2012


Will Apple make the dock connector shift in September?

Fresh from the Apple rumor mill: The company could release a new version of its latest iPad with a smaller dock connector, alongside its other iOS devices, iMore says.

By Aug. 6, 2012


Apple's Thunderbolt FireWire adapter is a one-way connector

While Apple's new adapter can be attached to a computer by its FireWire connection, it will not provide Thunderbolt over FireWire.

By Aug. 3, 2012


New iPhone connector threatens car compatibility

As most new cars offer some sort of iPhone audio hookup, what does the new 19-pin dock mean for integration?

By Jul. 23, 2012