News & Reviews: USB Type-C
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2020
Can you imagine the time we used to have 30 types of charging ports back in 2019? If they haven’t been reduced to only three types now which are USB Type-C, micro-USB, and Apple’s lightning port, our living room would be filled with God knows how many cables. For years, the European Commission has been pushing for a single charging method for mobile devices, even for Apple’s devices as well. Now, the commission is planning to propose a new law to unify the charging method in the countries.
Last Updated: Oct 04, 2016
Companies are slowly moving away from including the humble 3.5mm jack on their smartphones. We have a few companies already coming out with devices sans the jack - LeEco, Motorola and the most famous of all, Apple. Now the organization behind the USB standard has come up with a new guideline for a spec called USB Audio Class 3.0, which eliminates the need of having an audio jack in the smartphone altogether.