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Apple looking to bring a lot of convenience to the standard USB plug

We are less than a month away from an event that could see the official announcement of the rumored iPhone 6. Unless previous leaks were incorrect, we have a pretty good idea of what the device will look like, but it looks like Apple still might have a couple of tricks up its sleeve in regards to the device and its accessories. 

Interestingly, it looks like Apple might improve on the experience by introducing a new Lightning Cable with a reversible USB port. According to well known Apple leaker, Sonny Dickson, Apple is working on a new cable that could debut with the upcoming iPhone 6. In a tweet, he shows off the end of the new cable, exclaiming that it has a reversible USB port. Although the port dimensions remain the same, the connector pins are surrounded by gaps on both sides, presumably allowing the cable to be plugged in, in either direction.

Although this isn’t a major innovative breakthrough, it will bring a bit more convenience to a cable that hasn’t changed much in terms of design over the past two decades.

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6 at an event that is scheduled on September 9th, 2014.

Source: Sonny Dickson | Image via Sonny Dickson

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