“According to the sources, only Apple-approved manufacturing facilities will be allowed to produce Lightning connector accessories, even including third-party accessories,” Dzikiy reports. “Moreover, Apple hasn’t approved any factories yet, which the sources say will limit the number of Lightning accessories available in the near future.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Dan K." for the heads up.]
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