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How Will Being Forced to Use USB-C Charging Cables Affect Apple’s Brand?

The EU makes Apple ditch its lightning cable and undertake a common telephone charger — what does it imply for the logo?

Andrei Tapalaga ✒️

Image through Denys Vitali from Pixabay

At the start of February 2020, European lawmakers have come to the realization that almost all technological units make the most of a USB Type-C cable to both be hooked up or charged. The most effective corporate which nonetheless makes use of its personal cable is Apple, with its lightning cable. This legislation most effective applies to cell units. The legislation has come into play principally as a result of Europe needs to prepare its markets, particularly the tech markets.

Apple replied in an excessively unfavorable approach through announcing that this motion (and I quote) “would produce an unheard of quantity of digital waste” and block the potential of long run inventions. It’s true that the charger utilized by Apple is a greater setup for the Apple product. However, even supposing I’m now not a tech geek, we each know {that a} charging port is only a charging port and not anything extra. Therefore it will have to now not have an effect on in any respect, form, or shape the efficiency of Apple cell units.

According to estimates from 2020, outdated charging cables generate 17 kilograms of digital waster according to individual. As time is going on, wi-fi charging is turning into a more sensible choice to mitigate this waste. The most effective downside with wi-fi charging is that it’s now not as environment friendly as cable charging. However, with some technological developments, that may alternate lovely quickly.