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Someone With an iMac, iPhone, and iPad Might Soon Need Three Different Headphone Adapters

According to reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s next iPad Pro will be switching from the Lightning Port to USB-C for the first time. It will also ship with a new 18W USB-C charger. 9to5Mac reports: While Kuo’s memo mentions both the new iPad Pro with USB-C (wow) and MacBook with Touch ID, it’s still unclear at this point if we’ll see the iPad and Mac on stage at Wednesday’s event, or if the September 12 date will be dedicated to iPhone and Apple Watch. That would be a massive change for an iOS device but one that could improve the iPad accessory ecosystem — and be a boon for productivity. Kuo’s memo does not suggest that this is simply a change from USB-A Lightning to USB-C Lightning but instead an actual port change on the iPad itself. Daring Fireball’s John Gruber notes that if Kuo is correct, “someone with a Mac, iPhone, and iPad would need three different headphone adapters.” That takes courage, Apple…


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