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Count Again: The iPhone 5’s 8-Pin Dock Connector Really Has 9-Pins

Count Again: The iPhone 5’s 8-Pin Dock Connector Really Has 9-Pins

That 8-pin dock connector is really a 9-pin one upon closer inspection.

Will the next iPhone have an 8 pin or 9 pin dock connector? The iOS 6 beta says 9, but if you count the pins on the leaked dock components, there are only 8. Which is correct? Both: according to a new report, the new dock connector’s aluminum shell teams up with the 8 gold pins to make a ninth pin, resulting in 60% less real estate than the existing 30-pin connector, and better transfer rates with a fraction of the electrical contacts.

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MagSafe To MagSafe 2 Adapter Unboxed, To Hilarious Effect [Humor]

MagSafe To MagSafe 2 Adapter Unboxed, To Hilarious Effect [Humor]

Ridiculous! Photo Paul Kafasis

Apple is generally known not just for the minimal design of its products, but also for the minimal design of its packaging. But when it comes to the new MagSafe to MagSafe 2 adapter, the box is not only huge in comparison to its payload, it also consists of a frankly ridiculous number of individual parts. And Paul Kafasis, boss of Rogue Amoeba software, has the photos to prove it.

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