There is no word on whether the new connector will offer faster data transfer speed like the Thunderbolt connector.
In other news, 9to5Mac is also reporting that the new Apple in-ear headphones will be dubbed as Earpods. The Earpods were leaked in a set of images on a Vietnamese website recently. These headphones are expected to retail for $25 in the United States.
The blog is also reporting that Apple's new version of the iPod Shuffle will be released with 2GB storage only and there will be no storage upgrade.