• Faster 18W USB-C Charger Expected to Be Bundled With 2018 iPhones Might Not Be Sold Separately Initially

    3 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    Rumors suggest Apple will bundle a faster 18-watt USB-C power adapter with its 2018 iPhones, but it might not be sold separately for a while.
    Japanese blog Mac Otakara reports that Apple's suppliers are likely only able to manufacture enough chargers for inclusion with 2018 iPhones, suggesting that Apple may hold off on selling them as a standalone accessory until some point after the smartphones launch, although exactly when remains to be seen.
    Earlier this month, photos of an alleged prototype of the new power adapter surfaced, revealing its slightly bulkier, rounder shaped plastic...
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  • VR rivals come together to develop a single-cable spec for VR headsets

    VR rivals come together to develop a single-cable spec for VR headsets

    3 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    USB Type-C, the most exciting boring connector in the industry right now.
    Future generations of virtual reality headsets for PCs could use a single USB Type-C cable for both power and data. That's thanks to a new standardized spec from the VirtualLink Consortium, a group made up of GPU vendors AMD and Nvidia, and virtual reality rivals Valve, Microsoft, and Facebook-owned Oculus.
    The spec uses the USB Type-C connector's "Alternate Mode" capability to implement different data protocols-such as Thunderbolt 3 data or DisplayPort and HDMI video-over the increasingly common cables, combined...
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  • Deal: ZeroLemon USB-C Cables Starting At $3.45 w/ Code - July 2018

    Deal: ZeroLemon USB-C Cables Starting At $3.45 w/ Code - July 2018

    3 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    ZeroLemon has discounted its USB-C cables (both USB-C to USB-C and USB-C to USB-A models) to their lowest prices ever, which also make them the lowest prices on USB-C cables ever, from any seller. You can pick up the USB-C to USB-A model for $3.45 when you use the promo code 6QX78ZBC at checkout. The USB-C to USB-C cable can be picked up for just $5.99 with the promo code 2659KB7L at checkout.
    These cables from ZeroLemon are not braided, but they are still coated in plastic which should keep kids and pets from chewing them up, hopefully. These are 3.3-foot long cables, which aren't the...
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