The Apple Core: More on the mysterious MagSafe connector

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Date: Tuesday, March 21st, 2006, 12:03
Category: The Apple Core

I mentioned in my posting yesterday that Apple’s new MagSafe power connector is both an asset and a liability.
There was a piece on the Japanese Mac Treasure Tracing Club Web site on 26 February 2006 that stated “Because Apple acquired a patent for MagSafe, third party manufacturers cannot sell an adapter with with such a connector.” It also goes on to say that Apple is not going to give permission to do so.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


I mentioned in my posting yesterday that Apple’s new MagSafe power connector is both an asset and a liability.
There was a piece on the Japanese Mac Treasure Tracing Club Web site on 26 February 2006 that stated “Because Apple acquired a patent for MagSafe, third party manufacturers cannot sell an adapter with with such a connector.” It also goes on to say that Apple is not going to give permission to do so.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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