Apple is right to kill the headphone jack, and Intel is an accomplice

At least two Android smartphones already ship without a 3.5mm headphone port, but the only company that’s getting any heat for killing the standard audio jack is Apple.

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First Look: iPad Pro 9.7

If you’re willing to sacrifice function keys, an uncramped keyboard, and a USB port for Apple’s thriving app ecosystem, then the iPad Pro 9.7 might be for you—especially if you fancy yourself a c…

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iPad Pro could use much faster 29W charging, if Apple allows USB 3 Lightning cables

Article Image The USB 3 capable Lightning port on Apple’s iPad Pro could use an incoming charge of up to 29 watts, matching the abilities of Apple’s 12-inch MacBook. But without any USB 3 Lightning cables yet available on the market, this power remains untapped for now.

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PSA: If you don't want to fry your new MacBook, pay attention to the quality of your USB cables

Article Image Apple’s decision to include a single, all-new USB-C port on the reinvented MacBook has sent buyers of the ultraportable scrambling for adapters and conversion cables to connect legacy devices — but be mindful of what you plug in.

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Samsung planning to bring many new apps to iOS, rumor claims

Article Image Samsung will allegedly port a number of apps to iOS later this year as it tries to increase the cross-platform appeal of its devices, including speakers, tablets, and fitness trackers.

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Griffin preps MagSafe-like USB-C power adapter, Acer & Lenovo unveil USB-C monitors

Article Image On Monday, a trio of companies announced new gear suited to the USB-C port on the 12-inch Retina MacBook. Griffin revealed a MagSafe-like power adapter, while Acer and Lenovo teased compatible monitors.

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Review: SteelSeries Nimbus is the best gaming controller for Apple TV and iPad

Article Image Comfortable, competitively priced and featuring a Lightning port for recharging, the SteelSeries Nimbus is the best iOS-compatible gaming controller we’ve ever tested, and it’s the best option to pair with your new fourth-generation Apple TV. But without a clamp to hold an iPhone, it should be the go-to choice for Apple TV and iPad gamers only.

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Lightning strikes: Apple TV, Apple Pencil double down on proprietary port

The announcement of the new reversible USB-C port, and its subsequent embrace by Apple in the 12-inch MacBook, led to speculation that the Lightning connector could be on the way out. But the company signaled otherwise this week, when it made Lightning a key component of the new Apple Pencil, as well as the Apple TV’s Siri Remote.

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Android Wear smartwatches now work on iOS

Google’s willingness to cross platforms and port all its apps to iOS devices seems to know no bounds — and is a pleasant contrast to the format wars that traditionally dominate smartphones.

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Apple Watch diagnostic port can be used for charging, accessory makers say

Third parties are able to use the small diagnostic port hidden inside one of the Apple Watch’s lugs to charge the device, according to one accessory maker, opening up the possibility of a “Made for Apple Watch” program down the line.



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Smash hit 'BioShock' comes to iPhone, iPad with iOS-specific controls

After years of rumors and speculation, developer 2K Games on Wednesday released a universal iOS port of BioShock, finally bringing the critically acclaimed first-person shooter to Apple’s portable devices.



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