Second-Generation AirPods Pro Charging Case Expected to Stick With Lightning Port

As Apple reportedly plans to switch the iPhone 15 and a number of its accessories to USB-C in the coming years, the upcoming second-generation AirPods Pro charging case will continue to feature a Lightning port, reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today . In a series of tweets, Kuo reiterated his past remarks that the … Read more

Hitting the Books: How winning the lottery is a lot like being re-struck by lightning

A wise man once said, “never tell me the odds” but whether you’re calculating the chances of successfully navigating an asteroid field (3,720:1), shouting “Shazam” and having it work twice in a row (9 million:1 ), or winning the state lottery (42 million:1 in California), probabilities influence outcomes in our daily lives for large and … Read more

Bloomberg Confirms Apple is Testing iPhones With USB-C Ports

Apple is indeed testing iPhones that are equipped with USB-C ports instead of Lightning ports, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. Apple does not plan to make the switch from Lightning to USB-C until 2023 at the earliest, with this year’s iPhones continuing to offer a Lightning port. We first heard about a potential swap to … Read more

Lightning strikes for Apple again, but storm clouds are on the horizon

The first three months of 2022 were good to Apple, with revenue setting a quarterly record. But the company warned on Thursday that problems getting components and assembling products will take a nasty chunk out of revenue for the current quarter. The hit will be between $4 billion and $8 billion. But there’s also plenty … Read more

Engineer Explains How He Added a Fully Functioning Lightning Port to a Samsung Phone

Following a number of enthusiasts successfully adding a USB-C port to the iPhone, engineer Ken Pillonel has explained how he added a fully functional Lightning port, including support for charging and data transfer, to a Samsung Galaxy A51. After posting a preview of the project earlier this month, Pillonel has now shown how he completed … Read more