Future MagSafe could transmit data and authenticate users through peripherals

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another step to understand that apple wants to remove definitely the port from the iphone

GiaCKomo

I’ve always wondered who not just put in some pogo pins on the MagSafe. Has the advantage of no loss charging, data transfer and doesn’t affect the waterproofing. Use the magnets for alignment. Or is that v2

what_Would_I_Do

As an fyi.. my LG wear OS watch from like 6 years ago did this via the wireless charger …. Transmitted update data via the pins .

HeliPuilot

Can’t we already send data and authentication wirelessly using NFC? What new functionality would magnate bring?

w1n5t0nM1k3y

I can’t wait for Apple to use “feature” for a new MagSafe hardware certification program. Get ready for the “This is not an Apple authorized charger, slow charge mode activated” type warning messages!

ultimatebob