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Apple plans new smaller Ultra Accessory Connector (UAC) for Made-for-iPhone accessories - 9 to 5 Mac

Apple is planning to adopt a new connector type for accessories for iPhone, iPad and other Apple devices through its official Made-for-iPhone (MFi) licensing program. Dubbed the “Ultra Accessory Connector” (UAC), Apple has recently launched a developer ...and more »

Apple's “new” UAC port wasn't made by Apple, and it isn't new - Ars Technica

Enlarge / This connector, sometimes called an "Ultra Mini Connector" or "UC-E6," isn't new and it's not an Apple creation. Mitsumi. reader comments. Share this story. A 9to5Mac report making the rounds today claims that Apple would be adding support ...and more »

Apple's Ultra Accessory Connector dashes any hopes of a USB-C iPhone - The Verge

Among all the iPhone 8 concepts and daydreams, my favorite scenario has always been to see Apple replacing its proprietary Lightning connector with the USB-C one that's taken over the entire rest of the smartphone world. Apple is already a strong ...and more »

Apple will reportedly introduce a new connector exclusively for accessories - Business Insider

All of Apple's current products use two different kinds of connector types: Lightning, which is found on iPhones, and USB-C, which is used on the new MacBook Pro to attach accessories and charge the laptop. But Apple recently introduced a third ...and more »

Relax, Apple isn't introducing another new connector - The Verge

9to5Mac today reported, and The Verge has independently verified, that Apple is planning to adopt a new Ultra Accessory Connector (UAC) for its Made for iPhone accessories program — though it's actually just a new application for an old plug, and its ...and more »

Apple is working on yet another connector, and it's worse than you think - Tech2

Apple's 'courageous' decision to remove the headphone jack is still throwing up an unnecessary and completely avoidable set of problems. Apple is now working on an intermediary accessory for making lightning headphones compatible with USB-C and vice ...and more »

Apple formalizes 8-pin 'Ultra Accessory Connector' for switching headphones from Lightning to 3.5mm, USB-C - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Apple has issued a developer preview for a connector, dubbed the Ultra Accessory Connector, intended to ease connectivity and adapter problems associated with "Made for i"-certified headphones, allowing them to be switched out for USB-C or legacy 3.5 ...and more »

Apple Working on 'Ultra Accessory Connector' for Made for iPhone Program [Updated] - Mac Rumors

Apple is working on a new "Ultra Accessory Connector" that would be built into headphones and headsets certified under its Made for iPhone licensing program. The connector, introduced as part of a developer preview as shared by 9to5Mac, features 8 pins ...and more »

Apple is developing a new connector for Lightning and USB-C headphones - Macworld

Longtime users invested in Apple's products have accepted (often begrudgingly) that the company attitude towards connectivity is that it will use the technology—sometimes proprietary—that puts its products in the best light instead of what's most ...and more »

What is UAC? Apple's new 'Made for iPhone' accessory and port explained - TrustedReviews

Apple is planning to launch a brand new 'Made for iPhone' accessory that will introduce another connector for you to wrap your head around. So what is UAC, and why should you care? What is UAC? UAC is an acronym (which stands for Ultra Accessory ...and more »