Following the European Union's recent mandate, the Indian government has asked electronic manufacturers in the country to switch to USB Type-C as the default charging port for various devices.
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The EU has published documentation confirming the exact date from which new electronic devices will be required to adopt USB-C charging. The law impacts Apple the most and is a bid to reduce e-waste.
The European Union has passed the law to use USB Type-C as the single charging solution for nearly all portable consumer tech devices after 2024 to avoid having a negative impact on the environment.
The European Union has agreed to make USB-C the charging standard for a wide range of electronics, including phones and tablets, by 2024. The legislation will also apply to laptops around 2026.
A report claims that Apple will not only ditch Lightning connectivity for iPhones in the near future, but also for other accessories such as AirPods, MagSafe Battery Pack, Magic Mouse, and more.
Google is developing two apps, one for iOS and another for Android which will simplify the migration from iPhone or iPad to an Android smartphone or tablet. An updated version suggests two ways.
Today and until the end of the week, you can pick up a USB-C charger with up to 20W power delivery for only $6.99 when you apply a promo code. It normally costs $16.98 without discounts.
Apple is being sued by Chinese students for failure to include a charger with an iPhone. They say that the USB-C to Lightning cable provided doesn't work as advertised by Apple and want compensation.
Today, the European Parliament will be voting on a new legislation by the European Commission to standardize USB-C charging across most devices. If it becomes law, OEMs will have two years to comply.
The next-gen Thunderbolt 5 specification has apparently leaked. The new interface could be doubling the throughput up to 80Gbps compared to 40 on the current gen, and will continue to use USB-C.
Google has expanded the availability of the USB-C Titan Security key outside of the U.S. for the first time. It is also making the Titan Security bundle available in more parts of Europe.
You can now purchase a magnetic charger for the Apple Watch with a 0.3m USB-C cable. The new charger version will set you back $29 via the Apple Store and shipments begin on October 24 in the U.S.
Microsoft is only two days away from unveiling a refresh to its Surface Laptop and Surface Pro lineup, but a new rumor may dampen the customers' interest: the devices likely won't include USB-C ports.
Microsoft could be finally releasing the promised USB Type-C dongle it promised last year, giving Surface Pro and Laptop users the option to add the port to their devices starting later this week.
Apple has generally dragged its feet in adopting third-party standards but the company is reportedly joining the rest of the industry and switching to a USB Type-C port for charging soon.
Microsoft is working on a Surface connector for its future products that will fit into a USB-C port but will still feature magnets. Due to the reduced size needed, it will only support USB 2.0 speeds.
Some were surprised to see that Microsoft's new Surface Laptop does not include any USB Type-C ports. But a prototype in a Microsoft video shows that the company did at least consider their inclusion.
The Hi13 aims to offer a more affordable, and far less powerful, alternative to Microsoft's Surface Book. Like that device, the Hi13 tablet has a detachable keyboard and 13.5-inch 3000x2000px display.
Tomorrow, Nintendo will unveil more details about its upcoming console, Switch. But it looks like accessory makers are also debuting products, inadvertently giving us details about the console.
The Zmax Pro will be available from MetroPCS for $99 with no contract, offering a remarkable set of specs, including a fingerprint scanner, 13MP camera with phase detection auto-focus, and lots more.
Sporting both USB Type-A and Type-C connectors and up to 128GB of storage, SanDisk's new range of Ultra Dual Drives aim to help make transferring data between USB compatible devices easier.
There is no end to power banks on sale these days. Does Xtorm's hefty capacity with 5V/3A USB-C and QuickCharge 2.0 offering deliver quality and performance for the asking price? Let's find out.
Sony has unveiled new ultra-compact USB 3.1 Gen1 CA1-series flash drives, which will go on sale in February with 'dual connectors' that support both older USB Type-A ports and the new Type-C standard.
Chuwi has officially launched its new Windows 10 tablet, priced from $102, with an 8-inch 1920x1200px display, Intel Atom (Cherry Trail) processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, HDMI-out and USB Type-C port.
The fastest interface speed available to consumers meets the successor of the most familiar connector as Intel introduces Thunderbolt 3 with double the speed of Thunderbolt 2 paired with USB Type-C.
Although Apple unveiled its new Macbook, the omission of so many commonly used ports might have new buyers a bit skittish. Luckily, Apple has an adapter available to alleviate such issues.