USB Type-C could kill your headphone jack. Here's how
But if Intel and its allies get their way, the new USB Type-C connector that's spread to some high-end PCs and phones will replace it in coming years. One big problem with removing the 3.5mm jack is that countless sets of earbuds and headphones
Intel explains how USB-C could be far better than the headphone jackThe Verge
Would You Use a Phone Without a 3.5mm Headphone Jack?Lifehacker
The USB-IF rolls out a USB Type C charger certification programPhone Arena
Laptop Mag –Mashable –Techaeris –Business Wire
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Tom’s Guide
Don't Buy a Phone or Laptop Without USB Type-C: Here's Why
Tom’s Guide
Unfortunately, although the spec was officially finalized for use in August 2014, its actual adoption has been a bit slow. But when I saw USB Type-C featured on a $99 budget phone last week, I knew the technology's time had come. The age of USB Type-C
You're going to start seeing more of these new USB ports from now

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Tech Insider
Samsung's new Galaxy Note has cemented a big change for Android phones
Tech Insider
The cable type that's long powered Android phones (among many other devices) has slowly but surely given way to the newer, more flexible USB-C standard in recent months. With this week's arrival of the Galaxy Note 7, though, it's time to start
​Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 anoints USB-C as the king of portsCNET
Samsung introduces new Gear VR: Note 7 USB-C compatible, improved padding and comfortPhone Arena
New Gear VR Headset Gets USB-C and a Wider Field of ViewWIRED
PCWorld –Android Police –Droid Life (press release) (blog)
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Pokeball USB Charger Ensures You Can Catch Them All Without Your Phone Dying
Pokémon Go's dependency on mobile data and your GPS location will ravage your smartphone's battery in no time. So if you don't already carry a portable charger to keep you powered and playing, this hand-made Pokeball battery is a must-have addition to …
Pokemon Go players, check out this Pokeball external battery packPhone Arena
This Pokeball charges your phone while you're binging on Pokemon GoThe Next Web
Play Pokemon Go three times longer using this Pokeball battery chargerCNET

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GOOD Magazine
KFC's New Meal Box Can Charge Your Smartphone
Good news for anyone who has ever needed to charge their phone, but found themselves neck-high in fried chicken and unable to walk to the nearest outlet. KFC's new meal box includes a USB port, so diners can simultaneously eat fried chicken, charge …
New KFC Meal Box Will Charge Your PhoneGOOD Magazine
You Can Finally Charge Your Phone With A Box Of KFC ChickenUPROXX
Charge Your Phone While Eating KFCPC Magazine
The Mary Sue –Tom’s Guide –
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Global Sources
Multifunction Mobile Phone-PC USB Data&Charging Cables for iPhone/Samsung/Android,2 Years' Warranty
Global Sources
4-in-1 multifunction universal USB data & charging cable with Apple 8-pin lighting/Apple 30-pin/micro USB/USB3.0 ports for iPhone Serial & Galaxy S7 Edge, S6, S5, S4, Note 4 5 & Android smartphones & tablets. Technical feature. Length: 1M (approx.) …

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