USB-C

Apple Exec Confirms USB-C for iPhone is Coming

Greg "Joz" Joswiak, Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, confirmed on Tuesday that the company will adopt USB-C on the iPhone to comply with new European Union (EU) rules mandating a common charger on all smartphones (and more) — reports Bloomberg. Joz and Craig Federighi, the tech giant's Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, sat...

EU Forces Apple’s Hand: USB-C iPhone Law Approved

The European Council on Monday rendered its "final approval" for new European Union (EU) legislation that will force USB-C adoption on most devices from technology companies — most notably Apple, which has held out on iPhones and AirPods while transitioning the rest of its product portfolio to the almost-universal standard. It looks like the days...

Apple Debuts USB-C Woven Charge Cable with M2 iPad Pro, iPad 10

Apple today announced new M2 iPad Pro models, along with an all-new iPad and refreshed Apple TV 4K. For the new M2 iPad Pro and iPad 10, Apple has debuted a new USB-C Woven Charge Cable (1m), included within the box, whereas existing older iPads get the standard USB-C to USB-C cable or USB-C to […]

Brazil Next in Line to Force USB-C on iPhones: Report

According to a report from Tecnoblog, Brazilian regulatory authority Anatel has submitted a proposal mandating USB-C ports on all smartphones (via 9to5Mac). The news comes after the EU earlier this month mandated USB-C on all iPhones sold in Europe by 2024. A recent report indicated the U.S. also wants to "follow the lead of the...

Apple 35W Dual USB-C Power Adapter Gets Teardown Treatment [VIDEO]

Apple recently debuted new dual USB-C power adapters, one with a fixed prong and another with a swappable plug for international travellers. The company explains, “the 35W Dual USB-C Port Compact Power Adapter allows you to charge two devices at the same time, whether you’re at home, in the office or on the go. The...

You Can Now Buy Apple’s 35W Dual USB-C Power Adapter in Canada

Apple is now selling its 35W Dual USB-C Port Compact Power Adapter and Dual USB-C Port Power Adapter in Canada, priced at $79 each. "The 35W Dual USB-C Port Compact Power Adapter allows you to charge two devices at the same time, whether you’re at home, in the office or on the go. The compact...

Apple’s iPhone Will Need to Have USB-C by 2024, Says EU Agreement

The European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection has announced on Tuesday it has reached an agreement on a proposal to require a wide selection of consumer electronics to adopt USB-C as the standard for charging ports by fall 2024. Apple's iPhones and AirPods fall within the devices covered by the European Union...

AirPods Pro 2 Charging Case Expected to Maintain Lightning Port: Kuo

The AirPods Pro 2 is expected to maintain the use of Apple's Lightning port. This news comes from TF International Securities Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo when reports claim that Apple is prepping to transition away from its Lighting port when it comes to the iPhone 15. Kuo posted a series of tweets, outlining some details...