Apple lightning cable has four embedded chipset

by Rosgani 0

The Chipworks company carefully studied to the Apple’s new Lightning cable, and they found four embedded chipset inside those peripheral.

The first two are a pair of transistor chipset, while the third is the NXP NX20P3, and the fourth is a TI chip marked “BQ2025”.The TI chip appears to be a serial communication chip with some simple security features.

A recent report said authentication for the Lightning connector has already been cracked  allowing third party companies to manufacturer accessories without approval from Apple.

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