Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?

Submission + - iPhone 5 Scorns Standards Promise To European Commission (computerworlduk.com)

WebMink writes: "Back in 2009, Apple signed an agreement aimed at reducing electronic waste resulting from mobile phone accessories. But this week's launch of the iPhone 5 shows them reneging on that commitment. Instead of including a micro-USB connector on the iPhone, as they agreed to do along with the rest of the phone industry, they created yet another proprietary connector. At a stroke, they have junked earlier iPhone accessories, forced a new industry in Apple-only accessories to arise and broken their promise to the EC. It's a huge missed opportunity both for their customers and for the environment."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

iPhone 5 Scorns Standards Promise To European Commission

Comments Filter:

Life in the state of nature is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. - Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan