Plugable, a computer accessories company, has launched a Thunderbolt 4 hub with a USB-C design. It’s available to purchase on Amazon for US$189.
A proposal to force all smartphone manufacturers to adopt USB-C chargers is on the table. It’s expected to take effect no earlier than 2024.
As Cupertino releases new and refreshed Apple products, the company also moves closer to switching from Lightning to USB-C altogether.
Twelve South’s new StayGo mini USB-C Hub is a tiny accessory for your iPad and Mac that delivers four extra ports for your device.
On Thursday Satechi unveiled a USB-C hub that clamps onto the 2021 M1 iMac. It’s available to purchase for US$54.99.
On Tuesday, accessory maker Twelve South announced its newest product. Called PlugBug Slim, it’s a thin USB-C wall charger.
On Thursday Satechi released three GaN wall chargers in three sizes: 66W USB-C 3 port, 100W USB-C PD, and 108W USB-C 3-port.
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The USB Implementers Forum introduced a version 2.1 update to the USB Type-C specification. We could see the standard support power levels of up to 240W.
Cables supporting 240 watts will have additional requirements to accommodate the new levels. And USB-IF will require the cables to bear specific icons “so that end users will be able to confirm visually that the cable supports up to…240W,” USB-IF said in the specification document.