Apple said that its Lightning-to-30-pin adapters would ship in October, and, right on time. Customers said they've received shipping details.
Apple marketing boss Phil Schiller says reported iPhone knicks are "normal" for aluminium products, though no word on those illuminating leaks.
An iPhone 5 user discovered a 'mystery chip' inside the new Lightning cables, pointing to third-party adapters being useless without it.
Introduction of the Lightning connector for the iPhone 5 has seen a marked increase in manufacturing costs, pointing to a long-term investment by Apple.
A Sprint spokesperson confirmed to TechRadar the iPhone 4 will become a "Web only device" after Sept. 21.