lightning

  • Apple’s New Lightning Connector: What It Does And Doesn’t Change

    Apple’s New Lightning Connector: What It Does And Doesn’t Change

    Apple changed its long-standing 30-pin dock connector out for an 8-pin new standard called Lightning. But what does that actually mean for users? Well the advantages are mostly passed on through hardware design — not necessarily around performance. Here’s the skinny: Apple made claims on-stage about improved speed and reliability, thanks to an “eight-signal… Read More

  • Cellphone Warning System for Lightning in the Works?

    They say lightning never strikes twice in the same spot, and even that were true it’s only going to keep you safe if you knew where lightning actually hit. A better way of playing it safe when you’re outdoors on the golf course and caught in a sudden thunderstorm is to know when lightning is heading your way. Nokia has proposed a warning system that could alert you to take… Read More