While Apple surely wants its customers to pay a premium for iPhone 5 dock port adapters from the company store, some savvy third-party manufacturers have already started undercutting Apple’s accessory. 9to5Mac reports that the first third-party iPhone 5 adapters have gone on sale at Amazon and are selling for between $10 and $18, significantly less than the $29 Apple is charging for its own adapter. The site has only spotted two companies selling third-party port adapters so far — iTronz and Nanotch — but there are sure to be more as Apple fans who don’t want to fork over $29 for an adapter start scouring the web for a bargain. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
Third-party iPhone 5 dock port adapters selling for as low as $10 on Amazon
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).