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iPad Pro Lightning Port Supports USB 3.0 Speeds

Thu Nov 12 16:10:06 EST 2015 | Ubergizmo
Apple loves using proprietary technology, like the Lightning port for example. For those unfamiliar with the specs of the port, it basically facilitates transfer speeds of around 25-35MB/s which is more or less what USB 2.0 is capable of. Given that USB 3.0 exists and let’s not forget USB Type-C, when will Apple “upgrade” their ports? Turns out it’s already here. According to a recent teardown by iFixit (via MacRumors), they discovered that Apple’s iPad Pro features a Fresco Logic FC1100 4-port ..

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That's right -- the biggest iPad of 'em all has a USB 3.0-compatible Lightning port, Apple has confirmed to Ars Technica. iFixit found a controller for the new USB standard when it..
Apple loves using proprietary technology, like the Lightning port for example. For those unfamiliar with the specs of the port, it basically facilitates transfer speeds of around 2..
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iPad Pro review
-Digital Trends
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iPad Pro review
-The Verge
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Mary Kaye Stamets, left, of Carmichael, Calif., gets assistance from Cesar Cedano while trying the Apple iPad Pro at the Apple store Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in San Francisco. The iP..
Mary Kaye Stamets, left, of Carmichael, Calif., gets assistance from Cesar Cedano while trying the Apple iPad Pro at the Apple store Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in San Francisco. The iP..
Mary Kaye Stamets, left, of Carmichael, Calif., gets assistance from Cesar Cedano while trying the Apple iPad Pro at the Apple store Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in San Francisco. The iP..
  By Mikey Campbell Thursday, November 12, 2015, 04:38 pm PT (07:38 pm ET) A day after iPad Pro launched on Wednesday, teardowns and reviews of the gigantic tablet reveal Appl..
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