- Sep 25, 2001
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Apple and other smartphone makers will be required to support USB-C as part of a single charging standard for mobile devices across the European Union by as early as the fall of 2024 under a new law announced Tuesday by EU officials.
The legislation is aimed at reducing e-waste and eliminating "cable clutter," said Margrethe Vestager, European Commission Vice President. Under the legislation, according to a release, "mobile phones, tablets, e-readers, earbuds, digital cameras, headphones and headsets, handheld videogame consoles and portable speakers that are rechargeable via a wired cable will have to be equipped with a USB Type-C port, regardless of their manufacture."
You can take my micro usb from my cold, dead hands...
I only have 1 item that uses usb-c and that's my newish Motorola phone.
instead of buying new usb-c cables, i went on ebay and bought 'micro usb to usb-c' adapters (5 for $1 shipped)