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EU approves law that makes USB-C mandatory for consumer devices

1 month ago   |   By Phandroid

One of the annoying things about phones back in the day was that different companies used different charging ports for their phones. This meant that if you had a Nokia phone that needed charging but your friend had a Samsung, you'd be out of luck, but over the years, pretty much everyone started to adhere to a standard. It started with micro USB, but now every Android phone on the market supports USB-C, save for Apple, but that will change soon. The EU has announced that they have finalized and approved a law that will make USB-C mandatory across the majority of consumer electronic devices...
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USB-C iPhone will be mandatory in Europe as EU law passes final stage

USB-C iPhone will be mandatory in Europe as EU law passes final stage

1 month ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Update: Although there was never any doubt, the Council of Ministers today ratified the earlier vote, which is the final step required to become law. It now simply needs to be signed and published to take effect.
We reported back in June that USB-C iPhones would become mandatory from 2024 for all models sold in Europe, as the European Union reached an agreement on a common charging port for all smartphones.
We said then that although a full vote of the European Parliament was required, it was certain to pass - and the EU has today confirmed that this did indeed happen...
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EU Gives Final Approval to Law That Will Force iPhone to Switch to USB-C

EU Gives Final Approval to Law That Will Force iPhone to Switch to USB-C

1 month ago   |   By Mac Rumors

The European Union today gave final approval to legislation that will force technology companies like Apple to switch to USB-C across a wide range of devices.
Outlined in an official press release , the European Council today gave the European Parliament's common charger directive approval, finalizing the legislative procedure that will make a USB-C port mandatory across a wide range of consumer electronic devices, including the iPhone and AirPods, by the end of 2024. The directive has now been officially adopted and is set to be published in the official journal of the European Union. It...
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