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Apple's reported 'Lightning only' MFi terms restrict combo adapters

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The death of a Kickstarter project that promised a charging device with support for Lightning, legacy 30-pin iDevice and micro-USB interconnects has shed light on Apple's strict Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod terms and conditions....
Apple's reported 'Lightning only' MFi terms restrict combo adapters

Jarre Aeroskull speaker dock packs dual 15-watt woofers, recently departed Apple Dock Connector

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Just in time for Halloween, Jarre's new Aeroskull dock embodies 70 watts of total power in a human-like cranium, complete with a pair of speaker-packing shades. Jarre is showing off the colorful chrome tune machine in black, white, blue, green, orange, pink, purple and yellow finishes, with a matching...
Jarre Aeroskull speaker dock packs dual 15-watt woofers, recently departed Apple Dock Connector

iPhone 5 orders shipping with free Lightning to 30-pin adapter

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Recognising that many of its customers will own an existing iOS device and may want to use their existing 30-pin accessories with their new iPhone 5, Apple is bundling a free Lightning to 30-pin adapter with every new purchase. Navigating through the iPhone 5 ordering process, Apple provides a list of...
iPhone 5 orders shipping with free Lightning to 30-pin adapter

Spotify lands on Kindle Fire

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Spotify is now available to download for Kindle Fire, the company announced today. The music-streaming service has been making waves across the mobile music sphere on multiple platforms, include iOS and Android, and now it has landed on Amazon’s tablet. It features: Support for Android 4.0 Mobile free radio –...
Spotify lands on Kindle Fire

Apple Effectively Doubled The Price Of An iPad Accessory Photographers Love (AAPL)

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Something doesn't sit well with the new pricing on Apple's camera-to-iPad adapters. When Apple's old 30-pin connector was the iPad standard, customers could buy a Camera Connection Kit for $29. It included two adapters, one for USB cables and one for SD cards, so that you could immediately pull photos...
Apple Effectively Doubled The Price Of An iPad Accessory Photographers Love (AAPL)

Video test: Does the Linkase for iPhone 5 really boost Wi-Fi signals?

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Last month, I wrote about an interesting iPhone 5 case called the Linkase. And by interesting, I mean it claims to something that most cases can’t: Boost your iPhone’s Wi-Fi signal strength by up to 50 percent. It’s made by a company in Taiwan called Abosolute Technology. The case has...
Video test: Does the Linkase for iPhone 5 really boost Wi-Fi signals?
Pioneer's solution for in-car iPhone 5 integration is a big problem

The dock is dead: Best wireless speakers for the iPhone

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Apple's decision to move from the venerable 30-pin iPod/iPhone port to the new, smaller -- and incompatible -- Lightning connector is a good excuse to ditch charging docks altogether. It's time to go wireless. [Read more]...
The dock is dead: Best wireless speakers for the iPhone

Apple Buyers Face Two Weeks' Delay As iPhone 5 Sells Fast On Pre-Order

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Anyone hoping to pre-order an iPhone 5 from the Apple Store today might find a bit of a wait in store between placing their order and actually getting their hands on the device. Although only available since one minute past midnight this morning, demand seems to be such that, five...
Apple Buyers Face Two Weeks' Delay As iPhone 5 Sells Fast On Pre-Order

Want that new Lightning to 30-pin adapter? That'll cost you at least $29

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With the release of the iPhone 5 and new iPod models., Apple overhauled its old 30-pin dock connector and launched the new ‘Lightning’ adaptor, a new reversible, all-digital design that is more durable than its predecessor. To use your old gadgets with the old adaptor, you’ll need to get a Lightning to 30-pin...
Want that new Lightning to 30-pin adapter? That'll cost you at least $29

Unboxing Photos from Early iPad Mini Delivery Surface in France

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Yesterday, we noted that early iPad mini pre-orders were en route to customers and that resellers were receiving shipments ahead of Friday's official launch for the Wi-Fi models. French site igen.fr now shares some unboxing photos [Google translation] from a customer who pre-ordered a white iPad mini from French reseller...
Unboxing Photos from Early iPad Mini Delivery Surface in France

Lightning to HDMI and VGA cables incoming, says Apple

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Apple has already announced a 30-pin adapter for the iPhone 5's new Lightning standard, but its product page betrays a pair of limitations: "video and iPod Out not supported." That's nothing another accessory can't fix, of course. According to The Verge, Cupertino has plans to release Lightning to HDMI...
Lightning to HDMI and VGA cables incoming, says Apple
Apple is releasing four new Lightning cables today (USB, SDCard, Digital AV, VGA), New iPads will require more wattage

iPhone 5, new iPod, may leave some cars in the dust

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Apples announced its Lightning connector for the iPhone 5 and iPod today, but its compatibility with existing cars is far from assured. [Read more]...
iPhone 5, new iPod, may leave some cars in the dust

Back panel claimed to be for Apple's low-cost iPhone shows curved design, Lightning port

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A pair of new pictures show a plastic back panel with a Lightning connector, suggesting the component could be from a pre-release build of Apple's rumored low-cost iPhone.    ...
Back panel claimed to be for Apple's low-cost iPhone shows curved design, Lightning port
Amazon begins selling its own 'Basics' Lightning cables then mysteriously pulls them in the US

iPhone 5 Lightning Connector to Support Direct USB Peripheral Hosting?

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Macotakara reports that Apple's new Lightning dock connector is capable of hosting USB peripheral devices, meaning that Apple could potentially allow users to connect devices such as keyboard and other accessories directly to their Lightning-equipped mobile products. Apple's Lightning to USB cable Even if the report is true, however, it...
iPhone 5 Lightning Connector to Support Direct USB Peripheral Hosting?

Upload masses of images lightning-fast with Hyperdesktop

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Hyperdesktop (free) is right up your alley if you are a blogger, involved in tech support, or like to upload lots of images for Facebook and Reddit. Uploading multiple images the regular way can be a hassle. You always need to have your browser open on the correct image-uploading...
Upload masses of images lightning-fast with Hyperdesktop

iOS 6 Maps, Lightning connector have no effect on iPhone 5 demand, survey finds

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Negative headlines haven't suppressed consumer interest in the iPhone 5, which is seeing "unprecedented" demand, according to the latest survey from ChangeWave Research....
iOS 6 Maps, Lightning connector have no effect on iPhone 5 demand, survey finds

Apple begins shipping Lightning to 30-Pin Adapter orders

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Apple’s Lightning to 30-pin adapter, the connector that ensures all of your old iPhone and iPod accessories will work with your new iPhone 5, has now started shipping, more than three weeks after the smartphone launched. Macrumors received word from some customers in Australia, who have received a shipping notification from...
Apple begins shipping Lightning to 30-Pin Adapter orders

Final Fantasy XIII-2: better than the last one, but not not by much

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Final Fantasy XIII-2 takes place three years after Final Fantasy XIII. Vanille, Fang, Snow and Lightning are gone; either dead, encased in crystal or disappeared to unknown adventures. Serah Farron, Lightning's sister and Snow's fiancé, hides her pain while teaching the children of New Bodhum and helping her friends...
Final Fantasy XIII-2: better than the last one, but not not by much
Apple kills a Kickstarter project: Portable power project POP refunding $139,170 to backers

Belkin fills the void with first third-party Lightning accessories for Apple devices

www.engadget.com
When Apple dropped the 30-pin connector in favor of Lightning for the iPhone 5, new iPods and new iPads, it also dropped much of the current accessory market: short of an expensive adapter, years of collecting docks and more exotic peripherals were for nought. Belkin is stepping into that...
Belkin fills the void with first third-party Lightning accessories for Apple devices

Apple begins shipping new iPod touch, deliveries expected from October 15

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Apple has begun alerting customers around the world that their iPod touch orders are shipping, with a expected delivery dates from October 15th. GigaOm reports that the fifth-generation iPod is scheduled to hit the US on that date, although we have seen reports that customers in Canada are slated to...
Apple begins shipping new iPod touch, deliveries expected from October 15

Apple to sell Lightning adapters for HDMI and VGA, says report

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An Apple spokesman reportedly tells the Verge that the two new Lightning adapters will be available in the coming months. [Read more]...
Apple to sell Lightning adapters for HDMI and VGA, says report

Apple acquired Lightning trademark from Harley-Davidson

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The Lightning brand associated with Apple's new, smaller dock connector for iOS devices was obtained through a deal with motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson....
Apple acquired Lightning trademark from Harley-Davidson

Apple Unveils The Fourth Generation iPad With A6X, Lightning And Expanded LTE

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Today at Apple’s press event, the company announced that the iPad would receive an update. In order to harmonize the product line, the iPad will now come with a Lightning port. A6X and expanded LTE will be added to the iPad as well. The Lightning port is a good addition...
Apple Unveils The Fourth Generation iPad With A6X, Lightning And Expanded LTE

Apple Lightning to Micro USB adapter now availble for $19

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Apple has made its $19 Lightning to Micro USB adapter available on its online store this afternoon for $19. The adapter allows you to charge or connect your iPhone with any Micro USB cable, and considering how cheap the cables are, buying this adapter may not be such a bad...
Apple Lightning to Micro USB adapter now availble for $19
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