This morning, we asked our readers on Twitter if they’d prefer to see USB-C ports or Lightning ports in the 2019 iPhone lineup, and the results so far are clear — MacRumors readers are ready to transition to USB-C.
With more than 15,000 responses across both platforms at the time this article was written, 74% of Twitter users have chosen USB-C over Lightning, as have 71% of Facebook users.
There have been some rumors suggesting Apple is at least considering transitioning to USB-C in the 2019 iPhone lineup, with USB-C prototypes supposedly floating around, but the most recent information from Japanese site Mac Otakara suggests Apple will continue to use [...]
Apple late last year began allowing third-party companies to produce Made for iPhone or „MFi“ certified USB-C to Lightning cables, and as a result, multiple companies have been announcing the upcoming launch of new USB-C to Lightning cable options.
Anker today said that it plans to launch its first USB-C to Lightning cables in March 2019. Anker’s Powerline+ USB-C to Lightning cables will feature an aluminum shell and protective braided nylon for durability, while the Powerline version will feature aramid fiber for improved strength.
The cables will be available in both three and six-foot lengths, with pricing to be announced at a later date. [...]
Today is the final day of CES 2019 in Las Vegas, where thousands of companies showed off their latest connected tech products. As usual, Apple did not have an official presence on the show floor, but there were several announcements and a wide variety of product unveilings that are tied to its ecosystem.
MacRumors attended CES 2019 and has shared numerous articles and videos on our YouTube channel about the show throughout the week. We’ve wrapped up some of the notable announcements from the week below.AirPlay 2-enabled smart TVs
Without attending, Apple stole some of CES 2019’s thunder by announcing this week that AirPlay 2-enabled smart TVs are [...]
There are a few notable deals happening on Amazon this week, including promo codes from Aukey, a lowest-ever discount on Twelve South’s new PowerPic frame, a combo deal on Mophie Qi chargers, and more.
Starting with Aukey, the accessory maker has discount codes to offer shoppers on smart plugs, MFi-certified Lightning cables, and Bluetooth speakers. Each sale listed below requires a promo code so be sure to enter them during the checkout process on Amazon to see the discount. If you’re interested, place your order before January 15, when the codes will expire.
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