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    Finally!! There goes Apple's profit margin through extortion from one accessory at least, more importantly no need to carry charger to a dinner party assuming host may not have it..


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    Your dinner parties require different things than mine.

    Also, caveat lector:
    > That said, the rules only apply to devices that charge via a wired cable and not those that only charge wirelessly.

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    Will phones still have ports in 2024? This sounds like BluRay vs HD-DVD


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    Quote Originally Posted by bdw:
    Will phones still have ports in 2024? This sounds like BluRay vs HD-DVD
    15 min fast charge to 80% over wireless?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shri:
    15 min fast charge to 80% over wireless?
    If you posted on geo in 2014 that Apple will remove the headphone jack from their phones in 2016, you would have been called nuts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by er2:
    Your dinner parties require different things than mine.
    Its based on stereotypical assumption that dinner gathering with phone meaning people stooped into phones rather than actual interaction like lots of locals in Starbucks, there are many other reasons phone is useful while playing games, capturing dance videos for memory, funny photos/videos for next day laughter, playing music on bluetooth speakers and video chatting long distance friends and so on.. Strict no phone policy for dinner gathering sounds pretty outdated and first sign of boring conversationalist type party..
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    Quote Originally Posted by bdw:
    If you posted on geo in 2014 that Apple will remove the headphone jack from their phones in 2016, you would have been called nuts.
    But Apple would have called you "courageous"
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    Indeed, bravo to the EU!

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    Very good move.

    USB Implementers Forum, Inc. did much of the heavy lifting and the board is made up of

    Apple
    HP Inc.
    Intel Corporation
    Microsoft Corporation
    Renesas Electronics
    STMicroelectronics
    Texas Instruments

    But legislation is the key to complete adoption.


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