Flashback: Apple is slow to adopt new tech, but only on iPhones

The iPhone 5 was announced on September 12 2012, ten years ago. It was the first iPhone to ditch the 30-pin dock connector inherited from the iPods as it introduced the Lightning adapter.

It was the first reversible data connector on mobile devices, previous ones – both proprietary and USB – had a “polarity”, that is to say that there was only one correct orientation.

While once upon a time this was an advantage over phones that used microUSB, it is now seen as a downside and everyone is just waiting for Apple to adopt USB-C.

For all its influence over the smartphone market, Apple is…

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