PC World reports future iOS devices from Apple may get a smaller connector, leaving more room for a larger battery and other features.
Apple may be dumping the 30-pin dock connector in future iOS devices for a smaller component as the company looks to make more room inside iPhones, iPads, and iPods for larger batteries and other parts, according to online reports.
Real estate inside your iPhone or iPad has always been a precious commodity as Apple continually looks to pack smaller pieces inside its svelte gadgets. Space has traditionally been made to accommodate bigger batteries for power hungry features. This time around, Apple is reportedly looking to make room for a larger a 4G wireless radio. It's not clear when the supposed change would happen, but the most likely debut candidate for a smaller connector would be the iPhone 5, according to the Website iMore.