Magic Keyboard, Magic Trackpad, and Magic Mouse Still Feature Lightning Instead of USB-C

The newly announced M3 iMac is still accompanied by peripherals with a Lightning port for pairing and charging, rather than USB-C as rumored.

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In recent months, Apple was widely expected to be planning to switch the Magic Keyboard, Magic Trackpad, and Magic Mouse to USB-C upon the release of the M3 ‌iMac‌, but that has not occurred. These peripherals continue to feature a Lightning port and are completely unchanged following Apple's series of Mac-related announcements.

Apple's decision to leave the accessories unchanged is notable because the company has otherwise progressively been moving to USB-C. The entire iPhone 15 lineup, all latest-generation iPad models, the Siri Remote for Apple TV, second-generation AirPods Pro, and new Apple Pencil all now feature a USB-C port. Other than the three peripherals that accompany the ‌iMac‌, the only latest-generation Apple devices that still have a Lightning port are the AirPods, AirPods Max, and iPhone SE.

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Return Zero Avatar
7 months ago
Lightning accessories and 8GB base. This is a pretty bad look by now.
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midkay Avatar
7 months ago
Holy cow, what a miss.
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Chiromac81 Avatar
7 months ago
Seriously Apple? Seriously...
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Kylo83 Avatar
7 months ago
Apple has lost the plot
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Nautilus007 Avatar
7 months ago
disappointing
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Royksöpp Avatar
7 months ago
Apple sure did bring the tricks this year. 8GB of Ram on a "Pro" laptop, and lightning accessories.
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