Apple’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X implement USB Power Delivery over Lightning

Apple’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X implement USB Power Delivery over Lightning, very similar to the iPad Pro 12.9″ and 10.1″ for high voltage charging.

While this means that the phones themselves won’t have USB Type-C ports, with the right C-to-Lightning cable, you’ll be able to use them with the same power sources that charge laptops and other Type-C devices such as Pixel phones.

A selection of good usb-c cables, recommended by Nathan K

The mess that currently is USB-C and manufacturers cutting corners, including some well known manufactures makes it is extremely hard knowing what to purchase. Fortunately we have volunteers making the job for us and hopefully putting shame to manufactures cutting corners, something that is dangerous.

Recommended C to C cables by Nathan K

Recommended A to C cables by Nathan K

Rest of the list can be viewed here: Suggested Peripherals [Curated by Nathan K.] – Google Sheets

You should check out his review of chargers, the state of chargers is even more horrible.

How volunteer reviewers are saving you from crummy and dangerous USB-C cables

Benson Leung and Nathan Kolluru where just interviewed by fastcompany.com on the voulentere work they are doing reviewing USB-C cables and accessories.

Leung and NathanK does a extremely important job and since The USB Implementors Forum (USB-IF) can’t enforce check up on the cables you buy. Continue reading How volunteer reviewers are saving you from crummy and dangerous USB-C cables