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iPhone dock owners use 3D printers to retrofit Lightning connectors

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Over 12,500 people backed Elevation Labs' iPhone Dock through Kickstarter in February, only to have received the 30-pin-equipped device just days before Apple made it obsolete with the new Lightning connector. Unwilling to turn their Elevation Docks into paperweights, a few 3D printer owners took it upon themselves to create adapters that can be used to swap out the obselete connectors. Head over to Wired to see how three individuals turned a seemingly useless Kickstarter investment into a future-proof device, and how they did so without any help from the dock's manufacturer.

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