Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Apple’s Purported Plan To Make A USB-C iPhone Has Much Bigger Ramifications Than Sheer Convenience
Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.
Steven covers accessibility and assistive technology.
May 25, 2022,05:41pm EDT|
- Share to Facebook
- Share to Twitter
- Share to Linkedin
Apple’s then-SVP of Product Marketing Phil Schiller introduced the Lightning connector at the iPhone … [+] 5 reveal in September 2012.
It’s a tale as old as time: Each and every year, the current year’s crop of new iPhones are still months away from reveal and release, yet the rumor mill’s insatiable appetite for news chomps feverishly on what’s happening with next year’s new iPhones. Tech really is about futurism.
Apple has yet to announce the iPhone 14, but iPhone 15 hubbub is here.
Venerable supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note earlier this month the 2023 iPhone will move to USB-C from Lightning, according to 9to5 Mac. Kuo’s claim was corroborated by Bloomberg ace reporter Mark Gurman—himself a 9to5 Mac alum—who reported Apple is “testing future iPhone models” with a USB-C connector instead of Lightning. The aforementioned iPhone 14 will continue with Lightning, he added. [...]
Read article at forbes.com (Provides limited free articles.)