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Scosche Already Designing New Dock Connector Accessories

iLounge reports on images from an anonymous tipster showing off the first photos of accessories for the new Apple Dock connector.

[Images removed at request of Scosche]

The products appear to come from Scosche and incorporate both a micro USB plug, as well as an adapter for the new iPhone dock connector.

The charger will presumably charge devices that use either the micro USB plug or Apple's new dock connector. The new smaller dock connector has been rumored to be replacing the current 30-pin connector. Photos of the new dock cable have already been leaked. 3rd party accessory makers appear to already be working on compatible devices to be able to provide accessories at or near launch.


Old dock connector pictured on top, and new smaller dock connector pictured below.

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25 months ago

It just seems so... wrong.


But yet so... right :D
Rating: 29 Votes
25 months ago

Still don't like how they have the earphone jack at the bottom. It just seems so... wrong.


To each his own, but I prefer it.
Rating: 27 Votes
25 months ago
The phone appears to be wider too... ??
Rating: 26 Votes
25 months ago

But if you have the jack at the bottom you have to have your phone upside down in your pocket. I don't like that.


Think about how easy it will be to pull the phone out of your pocket to use it. After you pull it out, you're naturally holding it in it's portrait position. This was something Apple should have done long ago, like the iPod Touch.
Rating: 20 Votes
25 months ago
"The products appear to come from Scoshe and incorporate both a micro USB plug, as well as an adapter for the new iPhone dock connector.

The charger will presumably charge devices that use either the micro USB plug or Apple's new dock connector."

Rating: 18 Votes
25 months ago
DUDE! iPhone 5 almost here. IM TRIPPIN BALLZ!
Rating: 13 Votes
25 months ago

This is exactly what irritates me about the new design. The loss of the several hundred dollars in peripherals, cases and adapters I'll sustain due to needless redesigns. Going to have to think long and hard about whether to get an iPhone 4S or the new iPhone. :mad:


did you ever go through the db9, din, ps2, lpt to usb phase? Doesn't sound like it. Those were thousands upon thousands of dollars of very critical equipment made instantly out of date. This always happens, if you don't want/have the funds to cope with the new connector, don't upgrade yet.

Still don't like how they have the earphone jack at the bottom. It just seems so... wrong.


I think people don't realize how often they put their phone in upside-down in their pocket.
Rating: 12 Votes
25 months ago

The phone appears to be wider too... ??


I swear that new phone looks wider, and thicker too


I think it's just the perspective (they aren't lined up).

Where did the photo of the phone below come from? That is the more interesting story here!


old picture

http://www.macrumors.com/2012/08/08/apples-new-dock-connector-even-smaller-than-originally-thought/

arn
Rating: 10 Votes
25 months ago
Apple spoiled us to the point we lost all sense of reality. This plug has been the same for a very, very long time.

Go check the rest of your electronics and see how many have been constant all these years.
Rating: 9 Votes
25 months ago

Still don't like how they have the earphone jack at the bottom. It just seems so... wrong.


It's more natural for me so I can just stick It into the poket without worrying about earbud being broken
Rating: 8 Votes

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