USB-C compatibility problems are the worst!

USB-C was supposed to be the new standard in universal peripheral connectivity. It’s too bad nothing works with all the USB-C compatibility problems

Xiaomi defends Mi 6 headphone jack absence, says it’s the future

The Xiaomi Mi 6 is the Chinese company’s first smartphone without a headphone jack, and the reason is it needed a larger battery.

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.

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?

Galaxy S8 headphone jack out, screen to absorb home button

Rumors say that screen will still be quad HD and not 4K as previously rumored. But it’ll be more power-efficient and colorful.

HTC Bolt buyers are now ‘rewarded’ with free USB-C to 3.5mm audio adapters

How can the headphone jack-killing HTC Bolt come without a USB-C to 3.5mm cable? Beats us, but at least the adapter is now offered as a free gift.
Nexus Quick Charge Explained

Android may require USB Power Delivery support in the future

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Dash Charge, Super VOOC and all those other standards might have to be abandoned. Or Android Nougat, who knows?

Of course the new MacBook Pro requires a special adapter or cable to pair with iPhone 7

Instead of simplifying the ports and connectivity options on the new MacBook Pro and iPhone 7, Apple has made a big mess of them.
Google WiFi mesh

Google WiFi runs on USB Type-C to Pixel C spec

According to Google engineer and USB-C geek Benson Leung, you can charge your Pixel C with the same adapter these new router modules run off of.

Headphone jack moves closer to extinction with new USB Audio 3.0 standard

A new, standardized USB Audio 3.0 technology for USB Type-C connections aims to remove the traditional headphone jack from more than just phones.

The impending horror of USB Type C audio adapters

Apple followed Moto in cutting the headphone jack from the iPhone. We’re sure more companies will follow. The impending horror of USB Type C audio adapters.

JBL Reflect Aware C, the earbuds launched with the HTC 10, on sale

The USB-C earbuds that got promoted with the HTC 10 at launch in April are finally on sale. The noise-canceling ,sweatproof cans cost close to $200.

Can USB Type-C really kill the headphone jack and its tradition?

Whelp. The Moto Z has gone and done it. No longer will…

HTC starts handing out free USB Type-C cables to direct HTC 10 buyers

A USB Type-C cord is nowhere near as valuable as a Samsung Gear VR headset, but when given away for free, it goes nicely with the HTC 10 phone.

Should our phones move from USB Type C to Thunderbolt 3?

Our phones are just now adopting a new connector, but it’s never too early to speculate. Should our phones move from USB Type C to Thunderbolt 3?

What is USB Type C, and what is it not?

As more phones are changing the connector which we use to charge and transfer data. What is USB Type C? Here’s what it can and can’t do!

LG G5 is USB-C spec compliant in at least one manner

Tests have been done to show that the LG G5 can use the USB Power Delivery standard in addition to Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0. Yes, that’s important.
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Charging the HTC 10 with another adapter does actually have some risks

We’re hearing of a case of an HTC 10 heating to extreme temperatures after charging off of a Pixel C power block. It all gets tricky from there.

Is USB Type-C too early?

USB Type-C is the next generation of USB connector. There is a lot that is attractive, but there are enough shortcomings to wonder if it has come too early.

OnePlus 3 leaks confirms USB-C, leaves the back of the phone

While the back of the OnePlus 3 isn’t ready to show off, a reputable Twitter leaker does show off some interesting features of the phone.

Rumors point Samsung’s transition to USB-C on the Galaxy Note 6

You may have one more reason to eye the Galaxy Note 6 this year. Plus, would USB-C on a new phone mean a new Gear VR headset?

Industry pressure grows to move audio away from headphone jacks – it’s not just Apple

Intel’s working on new standards that could one day make USB type-C headphones ubiquitous.

USB type-C gains ability to securely verify certified cables and devices

Learn about the new USB type-C authentication scheme, and how it intends to give users confidence in the accessories they attach to their devices.

Monoprice launches cheapest, most diverse line of USB-C cables you can probably trust

Who said spec-compliant USB-C or USB Type-C cables have to be expensive? Not Monoprice, which sells reversible cords for as little as $4.

JBL Reflect Aware C earphones leverage USB type-C for active noise cancellation

In addition to using USB type-C for pure digital audio, the new JBL Reflect Aware C earphones use the connector for powered active noise cancellation.