Tag Archive: Adapters


Cusby adapters give you the building blocks to adjust to USB-C

You can’t stop staring at the new 12-inch MacBook, especially the gold one. It’s lighter and smaller and while it has all the computing power of your suddenly-bulkier model, you’re not sure about life with a single USB-C port. A…Read more ›

Apple’s new exchange program targets faulty European iPhone adapters

Apple has launched an exchange program in 36 countries for certain models of its 5W European USB power adapter, saying that there is a risk that they might overheat and pose a safety risk. Identified as Model A1300, the affected…Read more ›

Apple Urges Users In China To Use Official Adapters Following Electrocutions

Screen Shot 2013-07-25 at 14.58.35Apple has added a new page to its website in China that urges customers to use official Apple USB adapters with their iOS devices. The move comes after two Chinese iPhone users were electrocuted by third-party chargers this month, which left one dead and the other in a coma for ten days. “Apple always put […]

The post Apple Urges Users In China To Use Official Adapters  [Read More…]

Apple Urges Users In China To Use Official Adapters Following Electrocutions

Screen Shot 2013-07-25 at 14.58.35Apple has added a new page to its website in China that urges customers to use official Apple USB adapters with their iOS devices. The move comes after two Chinese iPhone users were electrocuted by third-party chargers this month, which left one dead and the other in a coma for ten days. “Apple always put […]

The post Apple Urges Users In China To Use Official Adapters  [Read More…]

Lightning To Micro USB Adapters Now Available From Apple For $19

 

If you live in a house divided in the smartphone wars, where some members cling to their Androids while you relish the joy of your iPhone 5, you probably have a plethora of USB cables in your house that are completely useless to you. Apple now has a solution.

You can pick up a Lightning to Micro USB Adapter from Apple for $ 19 now. Use the adapter to connect an  [Read More…]

Apple Will Exclusively Sell iPhone 5 Dock Connector Adapters For $10 Each [Rumor]

When Apple switches over to a smaller 9-pin Dock Connecter for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini, all your existing cables, chargers and accessories won’t work without an adapter. According to a new report, you won’t just be able to pick up that adapter anywhere: only Apple will sell them, in packs of one or three.

iLounge reports that Apple is setting itself up to be the “exclusive initial vendor”  [Read More…]

Pentax Q Lens Adapters Add Crazy 5.5x Crop Factor

For just $ 300, you can render your Leica and Nikon lenses almost useless

Pentax tiny mirrorless camera, the Q (full review coming next week), is an odd beast. Like Nikons 1 series cameras, it has interchangeable lenses which are inexplicably paired with a point-and-shoot-sized sensor (0.43 -inches on the diagonal). And now, with some new lens adapters, you can make it a little bit odder.   The adapters come  [Read More…]