Apple’s next iPhone might switch the Lightning port for USB-C… and thats a good thing


Apple is slated to introduce radical changes to its next-generation iPhone, but the latest rumor will confuzzle even the wildest fan boys and girls. The Wall Street Journal reports Apple could abandon its proprietary Lightning port in favor of the industry-standard USB-C. “Apple would introduce other updates including a USB-C port for the power cord and other peripheral devices instead of the company’s original Lightning connector,” the Journal said. While the Big A has already adopted the technology on its latest MacBook Pro lineup, the move towards USB Type-C would be quite uncharacteristic given that the electronics giant has practically built an entire industry around…

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