Posted tagged ‘engineering’

Liberating iPod/iPhone Power Technology

August 4, 2010

In this video from MintyBoost, you can see the process of reverse-engineering the proprietary technology Apple requires for charging devices such as iPods. Apple generally requires any company making iPod charging devices to keep this technology confidential, thereby limiting the market on compatible devices to Apple’s whim. However, a little technical know-how allows such a device to be hacked and the specs set free.