Only MFi-certified USB-C cables and power adapters will fast charge your iPhone 15. Your Lightning cables and USB-A chargers won’t work at all with the new phone.
iPhone 15 could restrict charging and data speeds for uncertified USB-C cables
A reliable leaker has claimed that Apple won't drop the longstanding MFi certification program once its upcoming iPhone 15 swaps the Lightning connector for USB-C.
Opinion: A USB-C iPhone would benefit consumers
There’s been a lot of talk lately about Apple switching from their existing Lightning port on iPhones to the USB-C port on future models instead. In fact, legislation in the European Union last year effectively ensures that Apple will sell iPhones with a USB-C port by 2024. So should you be excited? Let’s discuss…
PSA: You won’t get smoother HDR Dolby Vision from the updated Apple TV 4K without a good HDMI cable
You can have the fastest internet connection along with the latest TV set with high frame rate support and the new Apple TV 4K, but you won’t get smooth HDR Dolby Vision without a good HDMI cable.
Twelve South launches SurfaceSnap, a visually-pleasing $30 cable management solution
Twelve South has launched the SurfaceSnap, its new, pocketable cable management solution designed to attach to nearly any surface because it leaves no residue when removed. It's so thin and light you can take it with you literally anywhere, making it ideal for travel.
The best cable management solutions for work, home and travel
This is a roundup of what we believe are some of the best cable management solutions for work, home and travel. The list includes everything from zip ties to sleeves, cable boxes and more. So if you've got a nest of cables behind your desk or in your laptop bag, chances are we've got a solution that can help.
This malicious Lightning cable lets an attacker remotely tap into your computer
Not all Lightning cables are created equal. In fact, the security researcher known as MG has managed to create a special cable that looks like Apple's official Lightning cable with one crucial difference: it gives an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.
Mophie launches a new wireless charging pad, two car chargers and a variety of USB cables
Accessory maker Mophie, which specializes in chargers, cables and battery cases, today unveiled nearly half a dozen new products, ranging from a Qi-enabled wireless charging pad for iPhone, a pair of car chargers for on-the-road travelers and a bunch of USB cables.
More of my favorite accessories for the 2018 iPad Pro
The 2018 iPad Pro was (and still is) a game-changer for me, as it quickly became a mobile companion to my home computer when I first started using it. While the iPad Pro isn’t a complete laptop replacement by any stretch, it certainly makes it possible for me to leave home without my laptop at times; but like most things, the iPad Pro works best in tandem with great accessories.
Earlier this year, I compiled a roundup of my favorite accessories for the 2018 iPad Pro. But as you might come to expect, I’ve accumulated several more since that time that can seriously augment the iPad Pro user experience. With that in mind, I’m excited to share some more of my must-haves with you in this part-two roundup.
Anker’s MFi-certified Lighting to USB-C cables arriving February 20, pre-orders now live
Accessory maker Anker today opened pre-orders for the industry's very first officially sanctioned Lighting to USB-C cables ahead of their launch later this month.
My favorite accessories to use with the 2018 iPad Pro
It wasn’t long after Apple announced the new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros that I went to my local Apple Store to pick one up. The idea of a USB-C-powered Apple tablet fascinated me, and it wasn’t long before I started gathering accessories to augment the iPad Pro experience.
In this piece, I’ll discuss my favorite accessories for my 11-inch iPad Pro. They’re in no specific order, but you will find a mix of first-party and third-party accessories below.
Cheaper MFi-certified Lightning to USB-C cables are coming early next year
Apple is currently the only seller of certified Lightning to USB-C cables, but more affordable options from third-party accessory makers are reportedly coming early in 2019.