Apple Now Selling Lightning-to-MicroUSB Adapter
Apple recently added an adapter to its U.S. web site that will allow microUSB cables to connect to Lightning ports. It will work with the iPhone 5 and the iPad Mini. The adapter costs $19.
It should be free
2 Billion Sellers Now Offering $2 Complete USB-to-MicroUSB Cable
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Apple remains non-standard
Obviously Apple could have (should have) standardized and went with micro-USB to start. They had the chance. One more irritant to consumers. They made a bad call with the Lightning idea here.The difference adds no value.
This adapter shows that for the first time, Apple hasn't been able to completely fight the mainstream flow. Their non-standard interface on all iPhone and iPods was always an issue for all but the devoted iHead people.
Every other mode...