Tag Archive: Port


iPad Pro’s sneaky surprise: A USB 3.0-capable Lightning port

Sure, the hot new iPad Pro is big, beautiful, and plenty capable, but it’s also apparently future-proof. Apple snuck in a USB 3.0-capable Lightning port into the bottom of your favorite massive tablet without telling anyone. iFixit originally found the unexpected feature when it did its usual teardown of the new Apple device. When they […]

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iPad Pro’s sneaky surprise: A USB 3.0-capable Lightning port

Sure, the hot new iPad Pro is big, beautiful, and plenty capable, but it’s also apparently future-proof. Apple snuck in a USB 3.0-capable Lightning port into the bottom of your favorite massive tablet without telling anyone. iFixit originally found the unexpected feature when it did its usual teardown of the new Apple device. When they […]

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Facebook devs port ‘Doom’ to the Apple Watch and Apple TV

From a gamer’s point of view, if not a developer’s, the ultimate metric of a new device is its TTD, or Time To Doom. Ever since the source code to the 1993 classic FPS was released over a decade ago, it has been used as the standard measurement of a new device’s capabilities. Over the […]

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Phil Schiller explains 16GB iPhones, MacBooks with one USB port, design vs. battery life

Why does the latest iPhone still ship with just 16GB of storage as standard? Why does the new MacBook have only one USB port? Why does Apple make devices thinner and thinner rather than adding bigger batteries? At Apple’s Worldwide Developers…

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Apple Watch’s hidden port can be used for charging

Apple Watch owners may have noticed there’s a tiny port hidden inside the groove of the bottom band connector. Before the watch’s release there was some speculations whether the port just be used for diagnostics, but the Reserve Strap have…

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Hot deals ending soon: Get the Satechi 4 Port USB Hub for $20; Plus much more [Deals]

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Hot deals ending soon: Get the Satechi 4 Port USB Hub for $20; Plus much more [Deals]

Save big on top selling gear and services every day at Cult of Mac Deals. This is your last chance to cash in and save on the Satechi Premium Aluminum 4-Port USB Clamp Hub, a 2 year subscription to NordVPN,…

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The retail Apple Watch may still have its secret port

Last month, we reported that the Apple Watch boasted a secret port that could be used in the future to unlock cool accessories… and, maybe, jailbreak the Apple Watch. Later reports, though, indicated that this port was an Apple-only diagnostic…

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Apple Watch’s secret port could unlock cool accessories

The Apple Watch has a secret connector port the company hasn’t shown off, yet it could unlock some exciting possibilities in the future for Apple’s wearables. Apple designers placed a secret Lightning port inside one of strap connector slots during…

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iPhone or iPad Not Charging? Pocket Crud Could Be Jamming the Port

If you’ve ever gone to plug in your iPhone or iPad and noticed that it’s not charging as it’s supposed to be, you might want to check the devices Lightning port. That’s because the little charger port on the bottom can be a trap for pocket gunk, and even fairly small pieces of lint or … Read More