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iPhone 5 Lightning confusion prompts accessory stampede

iPhone 5 Lightning confusion prompts accessory stampede

iPhone 5 demand may be high, but confusion over what accessories will work with the phone and which adapters are included or even available is even higher. Some pre-order customers have been left scratching their heads over using the Lightning connector with existing accessories, after an initial promise on Apple's webstore that a Lighting to 30-pin Dock Connector dongle was included with the iPhone 5 was subsequently removed.

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iPhone 5 won’t work with some accessories even with Lightning adapter

iPhone 5 won’t work with some accessories even with Lightning adapter

I think we all know the talk of the technology world for the next few days is going to be the launch of the iPhone 5 and new iPods yesterday. With the iPhone 5 getting a new docking connector called the Lighting connection; many people are wondering if their community use existing iPhone accessories with the new device. Apple does have the Lighting to 30-pin adapter available ranging from $29-$39 depending on the model.

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Apple reveals Lightning to microUSB adapter to pacify Europe

Apple reveals Lightning to microUSB adapter to pacify Europe

Apple's trio of Lightning adapters aren't the only connections offered for the iPhone 5, 5th-gen iPod touch and 7th-gen iPod nano; there's also a new microUSB adapter, though you'll need to be in Europe to get it. The fourth dongle basically connects a regular microUSB charger - or a microUSB cable for sync & charge - to the smaller Lightning port on the new devices, Apple's workaround to EC legislation about standardized ports.

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Kensington unveils DisplayLink USB 3.0 docks for home and office

Kensington unveils DisplayLink USB 3.0 docks for home and office

Kensington has been making all sorts of accessories for computers and tablets for a long time. The company has unveiled a pair of new docking stations that notebook users who take their machine with them to and from the home or office frequently will find useful. Both of these docking stations use DisplayLink technology to allow users to add a secondary larger screen.

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Zorro Macsk turns your iMac into a touchscreen device

Zorro Macsk turns your iMac into a touchscreen device

I'm sure there are a bunch of people out there that own iMacs that have wished the device was touchscreen enabled. If the iMac had a touchscreen from the factory, you could surf the web and watch video by simply touching icons on the screen rather than having to fiddle with a mouse. A new product has surfaced called the Zorro Macsk from a company called TMD Touch.

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