The report from DigiTimes is based on "sources at analog IC vendors" which essentially means its tough to verify the claims made in the report. Apple is still in its redesign phase and will not be able to equip the technology in its upcoming iPhones, the sources claimed.
Now, the time has come for Apple to take it all to the next level, so they are apparently working on replacing the Lightning connector in the next-gen iPhone and iPad devices with USB Type-C. At least, that's what is being reported as Apple's plan for the iPhone models set to be released in 2019. Rumor has it that Apple is considering switching its iPhone lineup from Lightning to USB-C for charging. However, as iPhones and iPads continue to grow in processing power, and interest in wireless accessories has increased, Apple may see value in a dramatically faster wired port for charging and data.
Savannah Phillips pushes Prince George down a hill
Okay, okay, slight exaggeration but it is refreshing to see the royal family having a day out just like anyone else. The Duchess of Cambridge said that these days out with the kids are the best of her life, and they are priceless.
French Farmers Engage In Refinery Blockade Over Palm Oil Imports
Stephane Travert said the government will not back down on its decision to allow Total to use imported palm oil. Some European lawmakers are pushing for a ban on palm oil use in biofuel, citing its effect on the environment.
Spain's Basques form 200km human chain calling for independence vote
The Basque flag flies among those gathered at La Concha beach to demonstrate for independence as part of a 200-kilometre human chain.
If you've been anxiously waiting for Apple to bring USB-C to its smartphones in some form, it looks like you'll have to replenish your patience once more. While nearly all Android OEMs have switched to the USB-C connector on their flagship devices, some continue to launch their budget devices with a microUSB port. In fact, the USB-C connector is slightly bigger than Lightning and doubts have been cast on its reliability as well.