Ford halts production and shipments of electric F-150 Lightning over battery concerns

Ford paused the F-150 Lightning’s production and shipments due to a potential battery issue, a stoppage that has now been extended and could last a few weeks. The stoppage started at the beginni

The electric RAM 1500 REV is packed with screens and, surprisingly, buttons and knobs

RAM used some of its 2023 Super Bowl ad time to show off some goodies built into the upcoming electric RAM pickup. The RAM 1500 REV, as it’s called, is Stellantis’ first entry into the gro

Brazil bans sales of iPhones shipped without chargers, Apple is appealing

Brazil said on Tuesday it is banning the sales of iPhones that don’t ship with a charging brick. This decision comes two years after Apple stopped including charging bricks and earphones in the

Senators call for US to adopt common charger

A little over a week ago, the European Union reached an agreement that will require hardware manufactures to adopt a common charger — specifically the USB-C standard — by 2024. Yesterday,

EU lawmakers take fresh aim at Apple’s Lightning connector with latest e-waste push

The European parliament has voted overwhelmingly for tougher action to reduce e-waste, calling for the Commission to come up with beefed up rules by July 2020. Specifically, the parliament wants the C

This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer

Most people don’t think twice about picking up a phone charging cable and plugging it in. But one hacker’s project wants to change that and raise awareness of the dangers of potentially ma

This gadget adds two USB 3.0 ports to Apple’s power adapter

This is clever. Made by HyperDrive, the USB-C Hub slips onto an Apple USB-C power adapter and adds two USB 3.0 ports. That’s all. I love it and it addresses a major shortcoming of Apple’s

Apple ditches the headphone jack on latest iPad Pro models

The headphone jack is missing from the latest versions of the iPad Pro. It’s gone. Dead. Worse yet, the headphones that come with the iPhone will not work either. Apple ditched Lightning for USB

Nomad’s new wireless charging hub is a traveler’s best friend

If you spend any meaningful amount of time in hotels, you'll know that many of them are still living in the age of the 30-pin adapter, even though most of us have already moved on to Lightning, wirele

On painful Apple rumors

Several photos have surfaced showing what is supposed to be the next iPhone and MacBook Pro over the last few days. These leaked photos themselves are not surprising. Apple spy photos are big business

Reversible USB Could Be iPhone 6’s Biggest Little New Feature

When the iPhone 6 arrives, likely in September at Apple's upcoming special event, a lot of people will be looking for a larger screen as the core feature to get excited about. But one change that coul

Scosche Adds To Your iPhone 5 And iPad Charging Options With New Lightning Line

Once upon a time I thought I would be very short of charging solutions for my iPhone 5 thanks to the switch to Lightning. Now, for various reasons, I have an abundance of Lightning cables, one might e

Apple Event Preview: iPad Minis And Retina MacBook Pros And iMacs And Mac Minis, Oh My!

Apple has an event planned for Tuesday, set for 10 AM Pacific in San Jose. It's got something to do with the iPad mini, to be sure, but there's tons of other stuff also rumored to be making an appeara

Dock+ Aims To Keep Things Simple And Give Your iPhone 5 The Lightning Support It Needs

A new Kickstarter project launching today wants to be the first officially licensed iPhone 5 dock, and possibly the last one you'll ever need for Lightning-bearing. The Dock+ comes with Lightning supp

ChangeWave: Forget Maps, iPhone 5 Is Still A Major Attraction With Demand At ‘Record Rates’; WP 8 And Nokia Still Challenged

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Finally, A Dock That Doesn’t Blink When Apple Changes iPhone Connectors Or Device Design

The update cycle of consumer electronics can <a title="Kickstarter’s Obsolescence Problem, Illustrated By A Fantastic iPhone Cable I’ll Never Use" href="

The Sweet, Sweet Cruelty Of Apple’s New Lightning Connector For iPhone 5

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

Apple changed its long-standing 30-pin dock connector out for an <a title="The iPhone 5 Comes With The New “Lightning” Connector" href="

Cellphone Warning System for Lightning in the Works?