Yesterday the news broke that popular Kickstarter project POP, the portable power station, was canceling the product and refunding the full $139,170 it had collected from backers, due to Apple's refusal to license the Lightning charger in a device that includes multiple charging options.
Apple may have just "a little more to show" us, but this week's Apple event in San Jose is turning into perhaps more than just a little more. In fact, not to put too fine a point on it, it's potentially turning into a lot.
Apple has introduced a new connector for the iPhone 5 called Lightning, a much smaller device that will complement the Thunderbolt port on Macs in name and speed.
Lightning includes an all-digital 8-signal design, adaptive interface, more durability, and is …