Apple to allow third-party accessory makers to use its Lightning port next year

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
Apple up to this point hasn't allowed third-party accessory manufacturers to include Lightning connectors on their products. That restriction will soon be lifted, however, according to a new report from 9to5Mac.

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Don't get that. If they remove the 3.5m jack how would you charge it and output to headphones/aux in a car not specifically carrying an iPhone dock connected to the stereo. Sounds like a pain in the arse.