A quick survey of BGR readers last month showed that many people aren’t very happy about having to pay Apple $29 for an adapter that will allow their iPhone 5 to work with accessories featuring the older 30-pin dock port. But AppleInsider reports that Apple may be working on a more palatable solution to the adapter problem, as the company was granted “a patent covering a universal adapter for portable media players that affords, in one embodiment, the transmission of wireless data to any accessory.” Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
Apple working on wireless solution to the annoying 30-pin adapter problem
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).