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Zillions Of Mini DisplayPort-to-HDMI Cables To Be Recalled

July 8, 2011
—Uh oh—it appears that Mini DisplayPort-to-HDMI cables are unlicensed, so manufacturers have been selling illegal cables this whole time. This doesn't bode well for Apple, but also for Toshiba, Dell and HP, who all use the port. According to the HDMI Org firm that licenses cables, the Mini DisplayPort-to-HDMI cable falls out of HDMI spec, owing to it only having one HDMI Connector end. "The HDMI specification defines an HDMI cable as having only HDMI connectors on the ends. Anything else is not a licensed use of the specification and therefore, not allowed," they told TechRadar...

 

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