Someone wants to see the world burn and has modified a Samsung with the Lightning port of the iPhone

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Apple says that the Lightning port is exclusive to iPhones, and that no other device can charge or transfer data with it. Kenny Piwho already put a USB-C port to an iPhone Xdisagrees, and has achieved install a functional Lightning port in a Samsung Galaxy.

Beyond the meme, it is an important achievement, since it had not been possible to date to make the Lightning port work on an Android device. The advantage at a practical level tends to be zero, and it is that Kenny Pi himself points out that he “hopes that no one in his right mind wants to do this to his device.” But the project is doneshowing that it was possible.

The first Android with Lightning port

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Apple has always gone their own way with the Lightning. Although he began to eliminate it from the iPad to move to the USB-C port, in the iPhone the port remains immovable. On Android, everyone bets on Type C, but as a technical challenge Kenny Pi has managed to make the Lightning work. Indicates that the project is real, shows part of the process in video and he says that it was quite different from putting a C port on the iPhone.

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It is necessary to trick the cable itself since, if it detects that it is not connected to an Apple device, it does not charge or transfer data. The entire process will be explained soon in another video, but in the current one it shows modifications to the base plate, connectors, welds and some pictures of the process.

Beyond the meme that the project supposes, it is the first time that someone bypasses Lightning’s security limitations in this way

Beyond the fact that the project is nothing more than a bizarre experiment, it is a technological milestone. It is the first time someone bypasses Apple’s limitations with its portproving that it can be made to work on an Android device.

Via | gadget

Apple says that the Lightning port is exclusive to iPhones, and that no other device can charge or transfer data…

Apple says that the Lightning port is exclusive to iPhones, and that no other device can charge or transfer data…

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