Apple just announced its “Lightning” dock connector for its iOS devices. It offers an all-digital 8-signal design, an adaptive interface, improved durability and is even reversible, which should make it easier to use. Apple will also provide an adapter to work with the existing 30-pin dock, but didn’t say how much it will cost. The company is working with third-party manufacturers to create new accessories that take advantage of the new dock now.
Todd Haselton has been professionally writing since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with MaximumPC Magazine and has since written for Ars…
By Todd Haselton |
T-Mobile announced Wednesday that, starting this Sunday, it will allow customers to purchase not only devices, but also accessories, with its equipment installment plans. That means when you walk into a T-Mobile to buy a new smartphone or tablet, you…
By Jacob Kleinman |
Smartphone battery life is one of the biggest issues facing the mobile industry today. It has gotten to the point where I make sure to bring a charger pack with me whenever I leave home for more than a few hours. This week’s Kickstarter project won’t fix your smartphone’s battery, but it’s one of the coolest ways to bring a bit of extra juice with you wherever you go.