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…