Apple Now Selling Lightning-to-MicroUSB Adapter
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Apple iPhone 5 (Americas GSM)
4" display 640 x 1136 pixels
Apple A6 processor 0 GB RAM
0 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm)
It should be free
2 Billion Sellers Now Offering $2 Complete USB-to-MicroUSB Cable
For more information, consumers can go to an Int...
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...