Why Apple Should Ditch Its Proprietary iPhone Dock Connector—and Why It Won’t

Apple is expected to roll out a new, smaller proprietary dock-connector port on its full lineup of iPods, iPhones and iPads this fall. The move could help Apple produce smaller, lighter iOS gadgets, but it will be a big hassle for iOS users and Apple accessory makers. Here’s why.
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