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Apple keeps telling governments it’s pro-consumer, but that’s not true

Apple keeps telling governments it’s pro-consumer, but that’s not true

Apple portrays itself as concerned with consumer harm, but as a business, it does whatever it can to milk consumers for frequent device replacements.
Apple refutes EU USB-C claims, could increase e-waste instead

Apple refutes EU USB-C claims, could increase e-waste instead

The European Union has long been trying to standardize the chargers and connectors use in smartphones, particularly to fight the increasing amount of chargers and accessories wasted because of
Apple refutes EU USB-C claims, could increase e-waste instead

Apple refutes EU USB-C claims, could increase e-waste instead

The European Union has long been trying to standardize the chargers and connectors use in smartphones, particularly to fight the increasing amount of chargers and accessories wasted because of

Apple says EU push for universal phone charger would 'stifle innovation'

The European Parliament has renewed its push for a phone charger standard through an amended draft law, and it won't surprise you to hear that Apple has raised objections. The iPhone maker has issued
Apple fights EU call for common smartphone charger, claiming consumer harm

Apple fights EU call for common smartphone charger, claiming consumer harm

Having sold millions of Lightning devices despite European efforts to embrace USB connectors, Apple claims a change will hurt its consumers and innovation.
Hey Apple, now would be a great time to ditch Lightning and get with USB-C

Hey Apple, now would be a great time to ditch Lightning and get with USB-C

Before the EU pushes them to do so, Apple would be wise to get fully on-board with the popular USB-C charging standard.
Apple should replace the iPhone’s Lightning port, not remove it

Apple should replace the iPhone’s Lightning port, not remove it

European regulators are hoping to force Apple to adopt USB-C for iPhones, but the company might drop its data and power port for wireless alternatives.
Consider Ampere’s charging solutions for your mobile gadgets

Consider Ampere’s charging solutions for your mobile gadgets

In the market for a replacement or secondary charging solution for your device? Ampere is a brand we think you'll want to watch closely.

2021 may be the year iPhone finally loses its Lightning connector

Apple is expected to deliver at least one iPhone model without a Lightning connector next year, according to a new Barclays report. The device won’t make the switch to USB-C, as previous rumors have

Pro Tip: Your Apple USB-C headphone adapter works anywhere

That $9 USB-C iPad Pro headphone adapter can be plugged into more than just the iPad. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Linedock 2TB multi-port hub grows to match larger MacBook Pros

Larger versions of the Linedock multi-port USB-C adapter are in development. This hub that boasts up to 2TB of storage sits under a MacBook, so increasing the size for the 15- and 16-inch MacBook Pro
Plugable reveals Thunderbolt 3 docking station and two new adapters

Plugable reveals Thunderbolt 3 docking station and two new adapters

Plugable rolled up to CES this year with three new products in hand. The company’s collection of CES 2020 reveals is comprised of a new docking station and two new adapters, with Plugable saying that
Plugable reveals Thunderbolt 3 docking station and two new adapters

Plugable reveals Thunderbolt 3 docking station and two new adapters

Plugable rolled up to CES this year with three new products in hand. The company’s collection of CES 2020 reveals is comprised of a new docking station and two new adapters, with Plugable saying that
Why USB4 logos will actually make sense

Why USB4 logos will actually make sense

Hell must have frozen over because for the first time in forever, new USB logos introduced with USB4 hardware will actually make sense.Rather than confusing consumers with meaningless monikers like

SanDisk unveils a portable 8TB SSD prototype and 1TB USB-C thumb drive

If you're in the market for a portable SSD, you're probably looking at drives that are at most 2TB in capacity -- 4TB SSDs exist, but they're few and far between. SanDisk is plowing ahead, though, and
Satechi Apple Watch charging dock can top off from a MacBook or iPad Pro

Satechi Apple Watch charging dock can top off from a MacBook or iPad Pro

Apple has yet to solve the Apple Watch’s battery life problem but, in the meantime, accessory makers are seeing an opportunity to capitalize on the need to charge the wearable on the go. Apple’s own
Satechi Apple Watch charging dock can top off from a MacBook or iPad Pro

Satechi Apple Watch charging dock can top off from a MacBook or iPad Pro

Apple has yet to solve the Apple Watch’s battery life problem but, in the meantime, accessory makers are seeing an opportunity to capitalize on the need to charge the wearable on the go. Apple’s own

This Apple Watch charger plugs directly into your iPad or MacBook

It's not very fun to lug the Apple Watch's included (and fairly lengthy) charger around with you, especially if you don't have any spare USB-A ports or wall outlets. From now on, though, all you'll

The best USB-C hubs for Mac and iPad 2019

Nothing expands the capabilities of your Mac or iPad Pro more than a good USB-C hub. Plug one in and you can connect to TVs and tons of other peripherals, including external storage. There’s an
Raspberry Pi 4 Wi-Fi Fails When Using 1440p Video Output

Raspberry Pi 4 Wi-Fi Fails When Using 1440p Video Output

The Raspberry Pi 4 is a significant improvement on previous devices, but it's got some peculiarities. For one thing, Wi-Fi stops working if you use 1440p. The post Raspberry Pi 4 Wi-Fi Fails When