iOS 13 hints at exciting iPhone 11 feature

The iOS 13 developer’s beta may have revealed a major clue about a new feature coming to the 2019 iPhones, and another long-time iPhone feature could be on the chopping block.

In this week’s Apple Core roundup, we’re looking at what the latest rumors are speculating about the next iPhone and Apple’s slip-up with the MacPro release date on its website.

WWDC 2019 may be over, but it’s left behind a trail of clues that hint at what Apple is planning for its next batch of product announcements. The latest clue could suggest a USB-C on the 2019 iPhones. This week Apple user Raphaël Mouton published a picture on his Twitter account of the recovery screen on an iPhone running the developer’s beta of iOS 13. At first glance it just looks like an image of a Mac and the top end of a cable — but that’s no Lightning cable.

The existing iPhone recovery mode image clearly shows a Lightning cable tip, while the one in the beta looks more like a USB-C tip as pointed out by Forbes. This could be a sign that Apple is planning to swap out the Lightning port for the more widely used USB-C port in its 2019 iPhone lineup, a rumor that’s been making the rounds since before the 2018 iPhone launch cycle.

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