Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Apple's Lightning connector hides Authentication chip inside

exomondo (1725132) writes | more than 2 years ago

Apple 1

exomondo (1725132) writes "Apple's new Lightning connector — introduced at the iPhone 5 launch — may be 80% smaller than its 30-pin predecessor, it may also boast reversibility but it includes within it an Authentication chip effectively preventing any unlicensed accessories. This allows Apple to completely control the market for all cable and dock accessories that make use of the new Lightning interface."
Link to Original Source

Sorry! There are no comments related to the filter you selected.

let's wait ... (1)

Taco Cowboy (5327) | more than 2 years ago | (#41460191)

If Apple thinks it can corner the market by a chip, it may need some re-thinking

Nothing can't be hacked ... it's only a matter of time someone hacks the damn thing

Check for New Comments
Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?