Last-Minute Apple Rumors: Earpods, Lightning Connector


lightningHere comes the last wave of Apple rumors ahead of today’s iPhone 5 event, which starts in a couple of hours. According to 9to5Mac‘s sources, the new, smaller data connector for the iPhone will be called “Lightning.”

The connector (photo on the right comes from cable company Veister, which claims to have gotten a hold of the iPhone 5 cable) will not only be smaller than the current one — sources say it will also transfer data much faster.

Further rumors claim the new iPhone earbuds, which leaked last week, will be called “Earpods,” and will retail for $ 29 in the U.S.

On the iPod front, Apple’s iPod shuffle will likely remain at its current 2GB capacity, but will come in a new lineu…
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