Apple’s Lightning Cable Authentication Has Been Cracked

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Oct 092012
 

That was fast! MacRumors reports that Apple’s Lightning authentication has been cracked, which should allow accessory manufacturers to launch cheaper third-party Lightning connector cables.

Apple’s iPhone 5, 5th generation iPod touch and 7th generation iPod nano that were unveiled in September came with a new dock connector dubbed Lightning, which replaced the 30-pin dock connector that was first launched in 2003. Continue reading »