Get a Great Deal on the mbeat 2-in-1 Lightning Adapter with Phone Ring Holder

Sometimes wish you had more than one Lightning adapter on your iPhone? Want to plug in those Lightning earbuds and charge your iPhone at the same time? We have just the accessory for you — the mbeat 2-in-1 Lightning Adapter with Phone Ring Holder, and it’s just $15.99.

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Moving the Smart Connector location on upcoming iPad Pros would be a very dumb move

Moving the Smart Connector location on upcoming iPad Pros would be a very dumb move

A reported “leak” has popped up that purportedly shows a new case (pictured) for the upcoming iPad Pro models, with the internal shots of the plain case appearing to have a new cut-out on one side that could be used for a relocated Smart Connector. 

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It's a Lightning cable. It's a headphone jack adapter. It's both! Get 3 for just $21.99

It's a Lightning cable. It's a headphone jack adapter. It's both! Get 3 for just $21.99

iPhone 7 owners who still have a lot of earphones/earbuds/headphones with 3.5mm jacks are fortunate that they get a little adapter from Apple for free, but while that adapter is plugged in, you can't charge your iPhone! Apple World Today has a deal on an adapter that lets you charge your iPhone 7 and listen to music through your legacy headphones at the same time. The 2-in-1 Lightning to Headphone Jack Charging Cable 3-Pack from Sky Innovations is available for only $21.99 -- that's 56% off the regular price of $49.99.

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Daily Deal: 3-in-1 MFi Lightning, Micro-USB and USB-C Cable

Daily Deal: 3-in-1 MFi Lightning, Micro-USB and USB-C Cable

Apple's recent moves toward USB-C ports on its computers creates a problem for those of us who have a lot of older peripherals that use other types of interfaces. You can end up with a tangle of cables in your computer bag if you don't watch out! We have just the solution for you today -- a 3-in-1 MFi Lightning, Micro-USB and USB-C cable for just $22.99!

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AWT News Update: September 26, 2016

AWT News Update: September 26, 2016

In today's Apple news -- word of a hacker meeting at Apple headquarters today, a rumor that the Lightning port may be the next iPhone port to disappear, and an interesting piece of information on how Apple logs each of your Messages...although it can't read them. 

  • Apple invites a dozen or so top hackers to Apple HQ to get them up to speed on a new bug bounty program that could pay up to $200,000 for each vulnerability found
  • A patent filing today shows a new "optical port" that could be used on future iPhones, making a port-less iPhone a reality
  • Apple logs the IP address, date and time of every text message you send, and can provide that information to law enforcement officers upon request.
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Kenu's Car Kit Deluxe adds Tripline cable for universal charging

Kenu's Car Kit Deluxe adds Tripline cable for universal charging

Last December as I was preparing for a long road trip, I reviewed the Kenu Dualtrip and Airframe+ Car Kit and found a lot to like. The Dualtrip ($19.95) offers two side-by-side USB charging ports in a slimline design, perfect for charging two iPhones or iPads at top speed. The Airframe+ ($29.95) is a compact and sturdy vent mount for your favorite iPhone -- the two together made my road trip a pleasure. Today Kenu announced the $59.95 Car Kit Deluxe, which builds on the Dualtrip and Airframe+ Car Kit, adding a new versatile cable called the Tripline to the mix. 

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AGP Keyboard.13 for iPad Pro: A different and inexpensive iPad Pro keyboard

AGP Keyboard.13 for iPad Pro: A different and inexpensive iPad Pro keyboard

A lot of us who purchased the iPad Pro on day one are still awaiting delivery of our Apple Smart Keyboards. Some folks (like Dennis) purchased Logitech's $149.99 Logi CREATE Backlit Keyboard for iPad Pro, others are using a Bluetooth keyboard like the Apple Magic Keyboard or (in my case) the Logitech Keys-to-Go. A few weeks ago, I reviewed a Bluetooth solution from ZAGG that, while not designed specifically for the iPad Pro, worked quite well with it (ZAGG Messenger Universal Mobile Keyboard and Stand). Today we're going to take a look at a really inexpensive keyboard for the iPad Pro that doesn't use Bluetooth or the Smart Connector, but instead connects to the tablet through a Lightning connector. The AGP Keyboard.13 for iPad Pro is a combination case and keyboard that is currently selling for just $58.00. 

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Your iPhone 7 may come without a 3.5mm headphone jack

Your iPhone 7 may come without a 3.5mm headphone jack

Rumors can be fun, and sometimes a little disconcerting to people who have Apple products or peripherals that can be affected by a decision made by the company. The latest rumor from Japanese website Mac Otakara says that Apple has plans to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone 7 (or whatever the next-gen iPhone is called) and instead use an all-in-one Lightning connector for audio output.

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Two Lightning power accessories: Tylt Ribbn and Scosche FlatOUT LED

Two Lightning power accessories: Tylt Ribbn and Scosche FlatOUT LED

Your iPhone and iPad need power, and recent devices are equipped with the handy slimline Lightning adapter. When you get a new iOS device, it comes with the standard Apple Lightning cable and an AC adapter. But cables get lost or broken, so chances are quite good that eventually a replacement cable will be needed. Today I'm taking a look at two Lightning power accessories: the Tylt Ribbn 4.8A Car Charger (US$49.99) and the Scosche FlatOUT LED charge/sync cable ($19.99). Both of these accessories have one thing in common -- flat MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad) compliant cables.

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