Rumor: Apple’s iOS dock ports headed for a diet

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Rumor: Apples iOS dock ports headed for a diet

Apple 's latest iOS plug, not all that different technology-wise from the first 30-pin dock plug.

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What’s one thing that’s basically stayed pretty much the same throughout the entire lifespan of iOS devices? The dock port.

But that could change soon, according to a new report. iMore says that Apple is on the cusp of switching to a smaller version as part of a move to save space and make room for other components in its portable devices.

How soon that change is headed to a device is as unclear as ever though. iMore suggests it won’t be the next iPad, but could be the next iPhone .

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This is not the first such mention of Apple moving to a smaller dock connector standard, a move that would cause a considerable shake-up in the world of third-party gadgets… [Read more]

Rumor: Apples iOS dock ports headed for a diet

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