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  • Apple Patents iPad Smart Magnets For Attaching Controllers, Cameras, Other iPads And More

    Apple Patents iPad Smart Magnets For Attaching Controllers, Cameras, Other iPads And More

    A new Apple patent application published by the USPTO today describes a magnetic connector similar to the one used to attach Smart Covers to the current iPad, but designed to be far more flexible with a variety of possible accessory combinations. It’s a smart connector system that could recognize the attached peripheral and change functionality accordingly. The types of peripherals… Read More

  • Confirmed: The New iPhone Will Have A 19-Pin “Mini” Connector

    Confirmed: The New iPhone Will Have A 19-Pin “Mini” Connector

    Although the form factor and actual size are still unknown, TechCrunch has independently verified that Apple is working on adding a 19-pin port, replacing the current 30-pin port, to the new iPhone. It is a move that will surely send shocks through the iPhone accessory ecosystem. The new port, partially shown in this Mobilefun post as well as in this video, is similar in size to the… Read More