USB-C cables are playing Russian Roulette with your laptop

Discussion in 'hardware' started by ronjor, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. ronjor

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    Damn, I guess that's (partly) why Apple disables many third-party cables.
     
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    http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/12/11416624/usb-c-authentication-fried-laptop
     
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    Regarding the smaller size of USB-C, what effect will it have on flash drives? Will they have to be made narrower so they're only as wide as the new ports, or will the ports be spaced out enough to accommodate wider devices?
     
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