Analyst says all 2017 iPhones to feature Lightning ports and fast charging

03 March, 2017, 03:11 | Author: Sam Montgomery

This would bring the same USB-C power delivery features without changing the physical connector from Lightning to USB-C.

Retaining the Lightning port also means that Apple gets to keep generating income from its lucrative MFi program.

You can make an argument for a straight USB-C connection on an iPhone or iPad - standardization across Apple's devices stands out, for instance.

As per the report, the new iPhone is expected to feature a curved OLED panel, a first for Apple and an edge-to-edge bezel less display.

Wish I had little bit of Logan's healing powers: Hugh Jackman
But even critics would agree that "Logan" is a dramatic movie, as it has shown more depth for the iconic character. Mangold approaches the story as a western, directly quoting Shane and referencing The Shootist here and there.

Nigeria Senate wants ties with SA re-assessed
Over 500 Nigerians have been deported in the past one month from the United Kingdom, Libya and Mali. Some Nigerians have demanded that South Africans leave their country.

North Carolina Law Makes Facebook A Felony For Former Sex Offenders
Thirteen states - including South Carolina, Texas and Pennsylvania - have joined in a brief supporting North Carolina . He pleaded guilty to taking indecent liberties with a child and was put on the state's sex-offender registry.

Kuo said that Apple is planning to add fast charging technology to the new iPhones, which means we'll finally get a feature that's been available in various forms for nearly every Android smartphone on the market today.

"Apple Inc. has made a decision to adopt a flexible display for one model of the new iPhone coming out this year and has ordered sufficient components to enable mass production, people familiar with the matter said", reports the publication.

However, the next iPhone's "fast charging" will take place through Apple's proprietary Lightning connector port, according to the research, because Apple collects royalties from its accessory ecosystem, and that the Lightning port is actually smaller than a USB-C port. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro includes a fast charging feature that works when you plug a USB-C to Lightning cable into an Apple 29W, 61W, or 87W USB-C power adapter. JPMorgan analyst Rod Hall claims that in the iPhone 8, a laser scanner may either work alongside or replace the fingerprint scanner to unlock your phone. Also, the new L-shaped battery technology in the iPhone 8 will enable faster charging as well. This didn't settle well in the stomachs of many, so KGI Securities' analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back to clear some of this confusion up (via MacRumors). The company plans to regulate the iPhone 8's power delivery systems using chips from Cypress and TI. It also allows your devices to charge. Kuo said this might not be a priority for Apple because transferring files via a cable is a "niche application" these days as most people sync data through the cloud. It will reportedly have a 5.8-inch OLED screen, and it could be called the "iPhone X".

Recommended:

  • Alex Burmistrov leaves game on stretcher after crushing check by Colin Miller

    Officials apparently disagreed, so it will be interesting to see how the league's Department of Safety responds to the incident. The aftermath caused the injury, and the injury caused the game misconduct.
    LG Electronics announces plans for new virtual reality headset

    LG Electronics announces plans for new virtual reality headset

    Valve has confirmed today that it has roped in LG to work on its SteamVR platform at this year's GDC. Pricing, launch dates, and territories will be announced at a later date, says Valve.

    USA drops some claims against Texas voter ID law

    A spokeswoman for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) declined to comment on the Justice Department's decision . The Texas law requires voters to show one of seven approved forms of identification to cast a ballot.
  • Series of USA airstrikes in central Yemen

    The White House has pushed back against criticism of the raid, the first of its kind authorized by Trump as commander in chief. The strikes targeted al-Qaeda positions, weapons systems and equipment in a remote and mountainous area in central Yemen.
    FCC sets aside new Net data privacy rule

    FCC sets aside new Net data privacy rule

    The FCC's sole Democratic Commissioner (out of three), Mignon Clyburn, voted unsuccessfully to uphold the privacy rules. The stay will remain in place until the Commission decides on alternative action.

    What Mike Mayock's Gut Tells Him Ravens Will Do At No. 16

    It's highly unlikely that Howard will still be available when the Patriots are on the clock with the 32nd overall pick. But if the Broncos want to import a new offensive tackle, he sees free agency as their best bet.
  • Why Apple's Next iPhone Connector Matters

    The device could list as a premium option alongside iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus and is expected to sell upwards of a $1,000. If the sources are correct, then Apple will follow rivals like Samsung with a curved OLED display for its new "iPhone 8".
    Trump responds to father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid

    Trump responds to father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid

    Directly addressing Spicer's remarks, Owen demanded a formal inquiry: "Don't hide behind my son's death to prevent an investigation".

    Natalie Portman Won't Attend Oscars, Spirit Awards Due to Pregnancy

    Hence, the film is also a strong contender for the "Best Editing", "Best Feature", and "Best Director" categories. Portman and her husband who was her Black Swan co-star Benjamin Millepied , have been married since 2012.
  • Ex-Egypt president acquitted of killing demonstrators

    Ex-Egypt president acquitted of killing demonstrators

    The judgment, which followed a day-long hearing, could see the former ruler walk free, Reuters reported. He waved at supporters among the journalists and others in the courtroom, who included his son Alaa.

    Goodbye Tidal: Spotify May Be Entering the Hi-Fi Music Business

    A small group of users have seen offers advertising Spotify Hi-Fi for $5, $7.50, or $10 above the $9.99 cost of Spotify Premium. Spotify Premium now offers lossy files up to 320 kpbs which, for many, is quite enough.

    Black BMW Tupac Was Shot Being Auctioned Off For Millions

    Moments In Time as well had the bullet-dented pendant worn by Tupac during the infamous 1994 shooting in New York City. During his short spell in the limelight, Tupac was one of the most popular rap artists in the world.


Popular

The Legend of Zelda
Players can bake fruit with torches, roll boulders downhill to crush enemies, or toss foes' projectiles right back at them. But if you already have a Wii U and only want to play Breath of the Wild then go for the Wii U version.

Facebook Launches Ad-Free Video App for Apple TV
Facebook is trying to change that however with the Facebook Video app since Facebook wants to become the leader in online videos. Each row displays tiles that represent separate videos, and when you stop on a particular tile it will auto-play with sound.

Oil Slips as US Stockpiles Set Record Despite OPEC Cuts
Still, oil remained locked within a tight trading range as strict Opec compliance with output cuts offset rising USA oil reserves. Kuwait pledged to cut production by 131,000 bpd from a baseline of 2.838 million bpd.

Cleveland Browns reportedly considering Mitch Trubisky 1st overall
Finding a quarterback has been a decades-old failed mission for the Browns. Cleveland has many needs, none bigger than quarterback. I think it worked well for New England.

Firms Want to Build Border Wall
There are now 354 miles of pedestrian fencing and 300 miles of vehicle barriers, much of it built during President George W. The good news? Because there is heightened interest, the wall will likely be built for less than originally estimated.

Microsoft to launch new feature in Windows 10 to prevent unwanted installations
The new Windows 10 Creators Update will have a feature that is created to prevent users from installing classic Win32 apps. It also mentions tilting, which could refer to moving a Windows 10 tablet around to view the 360-degree footage.

Russian Federation says it will veto United Nations resolution on Syria
Both China and Russian Federation hold veto powers at the council alongside three other permanent members, the UK, US and France. The Assad regime has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons in the war that has killed over 310,000 people since March 2011.

Iran Tests Fires Sea launched Cruise Missiles As Part Of Drills
However, the apparent threats and warnings from top Iranian defense officials do not seem to leave an impression on Washington. The first major military exercise since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, it will continue until Wednesday.

Steelers use franchise tag on Le'Veon Bell
Shortly after the news broke, Brown tweeted a photo of himself with agent Drew Rosenhaus indicating that the deal was signed. He also set postseason single-game rushing records in the first two round of the playoffs and caught 75 passes for 616 yards.

Wild trade for Hanzal and White
Fletcher wanted to acquire the 6-foot-6 playmaker but also keep him away from competitors in the Western Conference. Hanzal has several years left, but the Coyotes made a decision to move on by giving him a chance to win this year.