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Apple's new iPhone plug shows up in photos, again

Apple's new iPhone plug shows up in photos, again
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What is purported to be Apple's new iPhone plug.

(Credit: Nowhereelese.fr)

More images of Apple's next iPhone dock connector have cropped up ahead of next week's event, which is widely expected to bring the unveiling of a new iPhone.

French blog Nowhereelse posts images from an anonymous tipster claiming to be in possession of the final cable. The images match up with a leak from last month, depicting the smaller plug, which would replace Apple's long-surviving 30-pin proprietary plug.

Rumors that Apple aimed to shrink down the plug first cropped up last October and gained steam with a high-profile report in February. The reasoning has been that Apple wanted to make more space within the device for other components.

As noted in previous coverage, a change in dock technology would be the first from Apple since its transition from Firewire to USB in 2005. Since then, its d... [Read more]

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