The Apple TV 4K hides a Lightning connector, why?

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The Apple TV 4K got here with a very minimalist design by way of variety of ports and all connections apart from HDMI or Ethernet disappeared, however now Kevin Bradley has found that this gear hides another port. In this text we’ll inform you the place this hidden port is situated and the which means it might have on the Apple playback machine.

Apple hides a Lightning port on Apple TV 4K

As we mentioned earlier than, the older Apple TV fashions included Micro USB or USB-C ports however this time the Apple TV 4K got here solely with Ethernet, HDMI and the ability enter. But after investigating a little within the group we’ve been capable of see within the twitter account from Kevin Bradley that there’s a hidden lightning port that might enable us to entry the firmware of the Apple TV.

There are sufficient difficulties to have the ability to verify that this port works appropriately since it’s in a considerably tough place to entry caught at the back of the Ethernet port. There are already many customers who’ve been excited to see this port because it might imply that this laptop may very well be jailbroken.

Although this concept is a bit loopy as a result of accessing this port is simply too complicated and a regular person could not be capable of join a cable appropriately to this Lightning port. The fact is that jailbreak an Apple TV now It is an concept that has been falling little by little, when Apple makes the choice that in its fourth technology there isn’t any port to hold out this operation, this being the one distinction with the remainder of the Apple TV fashions.

Then… What is the perform of this Lightning connector? Right now we will solely shuffle hypotheses and the whole lot signifies that it’s a port that offers Apple the power to debug the system. It is just not the primary time that we’ve seen Apple incorporate hidden ports which have a unique service, diagnostics and help perform.

We consider that that is a port designed to have the ability to diagnose Apple TV 4K, however that it can’t be utilized by a fundamental person to hold out that jailbreak that many need. From Apple they’ve already included a USB-C within the fourth technology HD Apple TV however just for help and repair, however on this technology in 4K they’ve already determined to take away it and conceal it from the view of customers.

Leave us within the remark field what you consider this hidden port.