Considering the backlash when Apple replaced the 30-pin dock connector
with Lightning on the iPhone 5, however, Apple may wish to avoid another public relations scandal, even if the new connector would work with Android chargers.
The left side spine of the Z1 has the dock connector
and the covered slots for the memory card and the micro USB port for charging.
The top-of-the-line model is the $100 Peak 6000, which can charge devices three ways: through an Apple dock connector
, a micro USB connector or a USB port.
Summary: Harman House has announced the Middle East launch of the JBL OnBeat Micro, the world's first speaker dock specifically designed for Apple devices bearing the new Lightning dock connector
Harman House, a leading retail chain in infotainment, has revealed the Middle East launch of the world's first ever speaker dock that has been specifically designed for Apple devices bearing the new Lightning dock connector
The only caveat is the new Lightning dock connector
, which is not backwards compatible with the old 30-pin dock connectors
Apple and third-party accessory makers have been using for the past decade.
Apple also annoyed some customers by updating the full-sized iPad with a new processor and dock connector
that is incompatible with most accessories currently available, the report said.
Apple is also replacing the 30-pin dock connector
with the new, smaller "Lightning" connector introduced with the iPhone 5 a month ago.
While held securely in a black anodized precision CNC machined compartment behind a stunning red anodized cover, the indie i5 offers easy access to the relocated headphone jack, redesigned dock connector
, and front and rear cameras of the new iPhone 5.
The patent-pending PH-1 accessory plugs into the standard Apple dock connector
and uses a Sensorex pH electrode to measure pH with accuracy to.01 pH.
Analysts: Hotel amenities face compatibility issues with new iPhone The smaller "Lightning" dock connector
that Apple has introduced in its new iPhone 5 could pose a problem for hoteliers who have outfitted their rooms with alarm clocks bearing the 30-pin dock connectors
for older iPhone models, analysts say.