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USB-C

Apple AirPods Gen 3

Apple may launch AirPods with USB-C charging cases in 2023

August 9th, 2022

Slowly but surely, Apple is making the switch to USB Type-C across its wide range of devices. MacBooks have been shipping with USB-C charging ports for years. They were joined by the iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad mini recently. We are still waiting for a USB-C iPhone, but in the meantime, a new report …

16-Inch MacBook Pro Ports Left

New EU law says Apple iPhones must have USB-C charging by 2024

June 8th, 2022

For months, EU lawmakers have been working to make USB-C the universal charging port for electronic devices in the European Union. This week, they finally reached an agreement on the legislation. Starting in the fall of 2024, every phone, tablet, camera, and more sold in the EU will need a USB-C port. That will even …

Apple iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro next to each other on a table

New report confirms Apple is testing iPhones with USB-C ports

May 13th, 2022

According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple is currently testing iPhones that replace the Lightning connector with a USB-C port. Gurman claims that if even Apple does decide to go through with this change, it won’t happen until 2023 at the earliest. This might suggest that the iPhone 15 will be the first USB-C iPhone to …

Apple USB-C

New law might force Apple to switch the iPhone to USB-C

September 23rd, 2021

The European Union’s European Commission is trying to put an end to proprietary charging ports on electronic devices. This week, the Commission proposed a revised Radio Equipment Directive, making USB-C the new standard port for smartphones, tablets, cameras, headphones, portable speakers, and handheld videogame consoles. Considering most electronic companies have already made the move to …

iPhone USB-C

iPhone switch to USB-C: Will new EU law force Apple’s hand?

August 15th, 2021

Apple switched the proprietary Lightning connector on the iPad Pro with a USB-C port. That’s the kind of connector found on most electronic devices — and all Android phones out there. Then Apple launched and iPad Air with a USB-C port last year, further fueling speculation that USB-C might replace Lightning on other Apple iOS …

iPhone 11 Specs

Apple should totally do the unthinkable with the iPhone 11

January 17th, 2019

A report a few days ago said that Apple might be planning a massive change for the iPhone 11, one that we hardly expected Apple to go for until a few months ago. Apple, the story said, will replace the Lightning port on its iPhones with USB-C as soon as this year. That used to be …