Apple Admits Defeat in Its Fight Against USB-C – Review Geek
For years, Apple resisted modifying the charging port on the iPhone from the company’s Lightning technology to the now-standard USB-C. That’s changing, according to Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Greg Joswiak. He made the admission in an interview with the Wall Street Journal.
The 35-minute interview, conducted by the Journal’s Joanna Stern, also included Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi. The wide-ranging discussion began with Stern revealing a picture of the two connector cables, quoting a statement from the European Union regarding charging port mandates, and asking the executives, “Is Apple moving to USB-C?”
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Jozwiak gave a diplomatic answer, citing how Apple has been in “an argument over this one for well over ten years.” And that when the argument began, the EU wanted to make Micro USB the…
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