Pocketnow Daily: Kuo: Apple FORCED to CHANGE iPhone to USB-C?!(video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possibility of getting USB-C charging ports in future Apple devices, Samsung Galaxy S20 registrations and more

It seems that Apple will have to include USB-C ports in their future devices

The parliament of the European Union has voted in favor of creating laws that could make Apple start including USB-C ports in their future devices
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Kuo: Frosted iPhone XI, 32GB RAM on 13-inch MacBook Pro

The smallest MacBook Pro may get the most active memory it has ever seen this year. Plus, a new look iPhone this September?

2019 iPhones stuck with Lightning, slow 5-watt charging block say industry sources

While the rest of the mobile industry has been promoting speedier charging with fast adapters right in the box, Apple may still be stuck in the slow lane.

USB-C in consideration with 2019 iPhones, iOS 13 will get dark mode

Also, rumors of a third camera coming to the iPhone are echoed here, with the push on 3D depth-sensing as a gateway to an Apple VR headset.

We may get a new iPod Touch and iPhones with USB-C this year

There are rumors that make us think of finally getting a new generation of iPod Touch devices and USB-C ports in this year’s iPhones

Apple ditches dongles for older iPhones too

Apple has not only omitted to bundle the audio dongle with the new iPhone models, but it is also removing it from previous models as well.

This will be the Apple event according to Ming-Chi Kuo

Ming-Chi Kuo has given us tons of reliable information regarding Apple devices and this time we get predictions on what we can see on the 12th

Fast chargers are coming with new iPhones, but there’s a catch for existing iPhone owners

Find out why existing iPhone owners won’t be able to buy the new 18W USB-C adapters for their 2017 iPhone models

2019 iPhones rumored to finally ditch Lightning for USB-C

Component suppliers are speculating that Apple will finally ditch the Lightning connector on iPhones, iPads and iPods for a port now on MacBooks.

Apple’s USB-C to Lightning cable discounted to $19

Sure, it’s only down $6, but that’s more than 25 percent and it’s all in the context of how you might charge your iPhone if you buy a new one this fall.

Renders pop-up of European USB-C adapter for 2018 iPhones

Previously, designs have popped up for American plugs with USB-C connectors. All together, this will make charging speeds of up to more than three times faster than the current adapter possible.

Chinese rumors bring USB-C adapters to 2018 iPhones

That might not sound like anything to you at the moment, but it actually means that fast-charging abilities won’t be a privilege of the few.

“No dongle this year” for iPhones as headphone jack hopes fade to Bluetooth

Barclays forecasts that there will be no Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter in the box with new iPhones this fall. We may see harder evidence once components supplier Cirrus Logic forecasts business outlooks for the summer.

Belkin finally has iPhone adapter for charging, headphone jack

It’s the talking point that’s been parroted over and over since the launch of the iPhone 7: why can’t I listen to my music while charging my iPhone?

Apple iPhone 8 Real Audio Review: Not much has changed (Video)

We’ve been covering how iPhones sound for a few generations now and while we’ve suffered the curveball of the iPhone 7, our conclusion isn’t exciting.

iPhone X fast charging requires 29W USB-C adapter and cable

Rumors have said that the new iPhones charge at a rate of 10 watts. So, why go overkill with MacBook chargers and a new cable?

KGI moves up iPhone 8 production expectations, puts three colors on the table

And as to the colors for the iPhone 8, iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, we could see just three colors in production versus the five for the iPhone 7.

More sources are nailing down iPhone 8 design to look like this

Believe it or not, there’s a real-life version of this computer-rendered design that was made weeks ago. This is just more evidence.

iPhone 8 keeps Lightning, adapts to USB-C with 10W charging

A new cable, perhaps an extra dongle, a new power adapter and somewhat faster charging may await if you purchase an iPhone 8 from this fall.

When will Apple stop boxing in Lightning-headphone adapter with iPhones?

The dongle was included with every iPhone 7 purchase, but Apple is looking for the “courage” to move on and focus on Lightning or USB-C.

Analyst predicts LTE-capable Apple Watch Series 3, no Lightning change on iPhone 8

This year’s third-gen Apple Watch is expected to adopt standalone LTE, while 2018 iPhones may mix the best of Lightning and USB Type-C technologies.

KGI: iPhone 8 keeps Lightning, but utilizes USB-C cable, fast charging

Analyst Ming-chi Kuo claims that Apple is interested in getting USB Power Delivery spec for faster iPhone charging through a USB-C-to-Lightning cable.

Curved OLED iPhone 8 rumors rehashed yet again, new USB-C gossip calls for Lightning exclusion

It’s no big secret that Apple probably has a curved OLED iPhone 8 in the pipeline, but what if its Lightning port will go away to make room for USB Type-C?

“Made for iPhone” accessories will support Ultra Accessory Connector, a non-USB camera port

“Made For iPhone” accessory manufacturers may now support a proprietary Apple port. The shape may not be proprietary, but the pinout will be.