Lightning Stories September 5

Apple already makes USB-C to Lightning cables that you can buy separately, and the iPhone XS lineup is expected to include the cable in the box in place of USB-A to Lightning. Now Macotakara reports that MFi (Made for iPhone) accessory makers have been told that Apple will soon approve MFi USB-C Lightning cables as well, but a higher cost of production is coming too.

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Lightning Stories August 7

The European Union is threatening to get tough on Apple and other companies which promised to standardize on a single charging port across brands, but have failed to do so …

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Lightning Stories July 5

Belkin launches 10,000mAh power bank with MFi Lightning input

Belkin has today unveiled its latest offering to keep your devices charged up on the go, the BOOST↑CHARGE Power Bank 10K with Lightning Connector.

Lightning Stories May 18

If you’re not familiar with the idea behind our new Change My View opinion format, please check out our guide. The tl;dr version is that we invite you to take an active interest in opposing views, and to discuss in a respectful way.

Last time you succeeded in changing my view that MacBook Pro keyboard issues were overblown, and this time I’m going to tackle an issue where I suspect you’ll have even more to say.

My argument is it’s time for Apple to migrate iPhones and iPads from Lightning ports to USB-C ones …

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Lightning Stories May 2

Rumor: New iPhones may be first to bundle USB-C fast charging

iPhone 8 and iPhone X support fast charging via a Lightning to USB-C cable, but Apple opted not to ship fast charging accessories in the box. Instead, iPhone customers have to fork over nearly $80 for a charging cable and brick that offers fast charging. That may change with the next flagship iPhones…

Lightning Stories April 24

Popular audio company Master & Dynamic has today introduced a new Lightning to 3.5mm cable that it hopes will make life easier for those who want to use traditional headphones with their iPhone…

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