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Apple debuts new locking Dock Connectors at retail stores

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Thursday, August 23, 2012
News Categories: Apple

Apple has started to roll out new Dock Connectors for its iPhone, iPad, and iPod displays that double as security locks, according to a new report. Citing a reader report that was subsequently confirmed by a number of Apple Store locations, AppleInsider reports that the cable may be in short supply, as not every device has one—they are primarily being used for third-generation iPads and products near the stores’ entrances—and not all stores have started to use them. The cable itself is very similar in appearance to a standard Dock Connector cable, only with a lock icon on the top, and new internals that prevent the unit from disengaging.

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1

This is by far not new. We have used it for the past year.

Posted by Yes this is dog on August 24, 2012 at 10:37 PM (PDT)

2

Or yaknow, scissors. Seriously Apple theres a reason why metal cable is used to secure expensive technology.

Posted by Samuel on August 28, 2012 at 2:33 AM (PDT)

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