Apple’s Lightning Authentication Reportedly Cracked, Unauthorized Third-Party Cables Coming

Chinese firm iPhone5mod has introduced (via M.I.C. gadget) a new iPhone 5 Flash Lightning Dock, marking one of the first claimed efforts to implement Apple’s Lightning connector standard on a mass production basis. The move comes as Apple has beenmaintaining tight control over the standard and has yet to authorize any third-party manufacturing facilities to produce Lightning-equipped products. […]

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