MIAMI (CBS4) – After years of resistance, I joined the cult of Apple a few years ago and become a huge fan of everything the company makes: iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs, Mac computers.
But now, Apple is taking its fans for granted.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 6,834 New Cases, 35 Deaths Reported On Sunday
The iPhone 5, expected later this year, will reportedly have a smaller connector than what iPhones, iPads and iPods have ever had.
That means all those chargers, cables, docks and other accessories you’ve spent hundreds if not thousands of dollars on over the years will be obsolete, absolutely worthless for Apple products in the future.READ MORE: Some Studies Suggest Wearing Mask For COVID May Be Playing Role In Alleviating Allergy Symptoms
As you know, the cables break easily and run you twenty bucks each at the Apple Store, thirty bucks if they include wall adapters.
If Apple needs to make a change, why not go to a micro USB connector so Apple products can be compatible with other brands and allow us to use far cheaper USB cables?
I hope Apple will think about what Steve Jobs would do and at least have the decency to provide complimentary adapters that can save our past investment in its products.MORE NEWS: Retail Sales Surge Almost Double What Analysts Predicted
If not, we’ll probably still use and love Apple’s stuff, but our relationship with the company might never be the same.