That overpriced, locked down, long-delayed 30-pin-to-lighting adapter is finally shipping. Sorry, still $30. [MacRumors]
How can you improve on Apple's nine-year-old 30-pin dock connector?
At this point, Apple is widely expected to swap out the iPhone's longstanding 30-pin dock connector with something a lot smaller. But what about the rest of Apple's iOS product lineup? Hell, what about the iPod nano? According to iMore, all of Apple's iOS products will get updated to include the new dock adapter.
If Apple switches from a 30-pin dock connector to a smaller 19-pin design, as a story by Reuters reports, iPhones and iPads will have a new standard port. This is certain to frustrate some people—namely the huge market base that has purchased billions of dollars worth of licensed chargers and docks. But it has to…