Go plug yourself, Apple — Can we please just have USB-C on the iPhone already? • TechCrunch

As a part of the {Hardware} group right here at TechCrunch, I really like me an excellent Apple occasion, and this one was, er, eventful. I’m an lively human who loves scuba diving, so the Apple Watch Extremely looks like an underwater match made in heaven. The brand new iPhone Professional’s cameras and the truth that Apple has been taking part in catch-up on the computational pictures aspect of issues signifies that the corporate’s telephones are photographically lastly again on par with Google’s high-end Pixel telephones.


There’s actually only one factor stopping me from switching proper this minute, and that’s a dumb, incomprehensible concept that retains getting worse and tougher to know with each new iPhone launched: The continued insistence on utilizing the Lightning connector on its telephones.

Apple’s current-gen iPad Execs are working on USB-C, as are its laptops of all stripes. The EU calls for USB-C on all smartphones, and, look, should you’re a fairly present expertise nerd, there’s one million the explanation why you have already got USB-C cables all over the place. Headphones, flashlights, transportable audio system, e-readers. Hell, just about all the pieces that isn’t an iPhone, an Apple Keyboard, or AirPods is working on USB-C today.

For an organization that prides itself on how progressive it’s, it’s certain holding on to a expertise it is aware of is on the way in which out.

Come on, Apple, you’re so rattling happy with doing the precise factor. Simply do the precise factor.

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