Relax, Apple’s not dumping the Lightning plug for its iOS devices (yet).
A report from 9to5Mac stoked fears that Apple might once again switch to a new smaller, 8-pin “Ultra Accessory Port” (UAC) for iPhones and iPads after the company gave a preview of the new plug to accessory manufacturers.
But make no mistake: The UAC is not a port/plug Apple will force on users or accessory makers. Apple only added the 8-pin connector to the MFi program at the request accessory makers, …
Via: Mashable: Gadgets