This Charger Has Lightning, MicroUSB, USB-C Connectors: $75

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

We have a deal on the FamilyCharger, a 5-in-1 charger that features 2 USB-C connectors and 3 Lightning connectors, all powered by a 52 watt power supply. It measures 9-feet, too, meaning you can route it just about wherever you need. It’s $75 through our deal.

MFi Certified Sleek Canvas Complete Charging Collection: $25.49

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

We have a deal on an MFi certified collection of charging accessories, all with a canvas exterior, even the cable. It includes a 3-foot Lightning connector, a 2.4A power bank, a car charger, and a wall charger. This bundle is $29.99 through deal, but coupon code BFSAVE15 brings the price down to $25.49 at checkout.

Charge Your iPhone and Listen to Lightning Headphones with this Splitter: $11.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

We have a deal on a Lightning splitter that lets you listen through Lightning headphones and charge your iPhone at the same time. Plus, the Lightning plug that actually goes into your iPhone is elongated so that it works with cases. It’s $11.99 through our deal.

Mcdodo Lightning Bolt 3.0 Lightning Cable: $19

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

We have a deal on the Mcdodo Lightning Bolt 3.0 Lightning Cable. This cable will halt the flow of power once the battery is fully charged to increase the longevity of your battery. It’s also 6-feet long. You can get this cable through our deal for $19.

Charge Your Lightning, MicroUSB, USB-C Devices with this Durable Cable: $15.99

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

FuelBox LightSpeed Charging Cable

We have a deal on the FuelBox LightSpeed Charging Cable, a cable that can charge Lightning, MicroUSB, and USB-C devices. It does so with attached-adapters that let you use the type of connector you need at that moment. It also features a nylon-braided cord with aluminum charging cord tips. You can get this cable for $15.99 through our deal.

USB-C iPad Pro, New iPhone Names - TMO Daily Observations 2018-09-10

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report saying Apple is replacing the iPad Pro Lighting port with USB-C, along with the reported names for the new iPhone lineup.

Killing the Lighting Port, Buying into Apple Watch Series 4 - ACM 477

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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What would it take for Apple to ditch the Lightning port on iPhones? Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet explore the possibilities, and Bryan ends up convincing himself to buy Apple’s not-shipping-yet AirPower charging pad. They also ask themselves what it would take for them to want Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone Xs, new iPad Pros, and new MacBooks. Their conclusion? It’s going to be an expensive fall.

Shooting Down Another USB-C iPhone Report

· Jeff Gamet · Analysis

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DigiTimes has a report claiming the iPhone is switching to USB-C. It’s either wrong, or a misinterpretation of Apple’s plans.

Belkin Intros 3.5 mm Audio Cable With Lightning Connector for iPhone

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Belkin has a new Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack cable that lets you connect your iPhone to a sound system, car stereo, or other speakers without needing an adapter. The 3.5 mm Audio Cable With Lightning Connector is MFi certified and is available at Belkin’s website now and other stores soon. The cable costs US$29.99 for the 4-foot version, and $34.99 for the 6-foot version.

Belkin Intros 3.5 mm Audio Cable With Lightning Connector for iPhone

Apple Drops Lightning to USB-C Cable from $25 to $19

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

The cost for a Lightning to USB-C cable to connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your new Mac isn’t as expensive as it used to be. Last month, the cable cost $25, and now it’s $19. That’s great because it seems like a cable should’ve included. If we take a big logic leap, maybe it’s also a hint that Apple is dropping USB A from more Mac models soon.

Apple Drops Lightning to USB-C Cable from $25 to $19

Amazon’s Key to Your Home, HomeKit Lights, Port-Free iPhones - ACM 434

· Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

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Amazon Key will let delivery people into your home when you aren’t there, and Bryan and Jeff discuss the pros and cons. Jeff also gives Bryan a primer on starting off with HomeKit devices that don’t need a third party hub. They cap the show with the idea that Apple could be working towards a completely-sealed iPhone.