IPhone 5 Requires New Dock Connector Accessory
If you're planning to buy the new IPhone 5, you may have to shell out another $30 on top of the cost of the phone. That's because the new version of the Apple phone has a a smaller, eight-pin dock connector instead of the traditional 30-pin connector. So anyone who wants to keep using their IPhone accessories with the old dock connector will need to buy an adapter.
Apple's online store already has the adapters available for pre-order. They cost $29 each, or $39 if you want one with a cord attached. The phone itself is expected to begin shipping on September 21st.