Apple will replace its iconic 30-pin Dock connector with a smaller version across its entire iOS lineup this fall, says Rene Ritchie at iMore. This will include a 9.7-inch iPad, as well as the next iPhone, the iPod Nano and touch and the theoretical 8? iPad mini. Ritchie says that the same sources that informed him on the smaller dock connector and the mini Dock adapter have now told him that the smaller connector will appear across the lineup. This includes the currently available iPad, which will apparently be updated mid-season to accommodate the change. Read the full story at The Next Web.

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