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The iPhone 12 MagSafe: Foreshadowing a Connector-less Smartphone World?

By Roger Isaac,
CTO, Keyssa

Whatever you think about Apple products (I happen to use Android), you have to give them credit for taking major steps that fundamentally change the way people use smartphones. I guess that should not be surprising. After all, Apple invented the category. Although Apple iPhones may not have all the bells and whistles of some of the other phones on the market, there are times when their newly announced phones foreshadow a trend that everyone in the industry acknowledges, but no one else dare take that step in the own products.

Such is the case with the iPhone 12 and its MagSafe wireless charger.

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One Connector is One Too Many

By Steve Venuti, VP Strategic Solutions

I remember in the early days of HDMI (2002), we were considering the messaging platform for launching what would become the new interconnectivity standard for consumer electronics devices. We had two obvious choices for the primary message:

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The Old Way is… OLD

By Gary McCormack, Keyssa Co-Founder and CTO

For my own particular reasons, I had arrived at the conclusion that connectors had to get out of our way. But the path there required going back in time.

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