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A USB-C cable is a recent type of USB connector that’s easier to use and more powerful than older USB types.
USB-C cables can be used to quickly charge many popular devices, including the MacBook Pro and Nintendo Switch, and transfer data faster than any other USB type.
As time goes on, more and more devices will likely use USB-C cables, so it’s good to have one around.
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USB stands for “Universal Serial Bus.” It was named this because engineers felt it would replace other connectors on the market to become the one universal connector.
Unfortunately, things didn’t work out so neatly. Over the years, a half-dozen variations of USB have emerged, including mini-USB and micro-USB.
And the main USB connector style, called USB-A, is infamously flawed. Almost-but-not-quite symmetric, it’s infuriatingly difficult to insert properly on the first try.
Now, USB-C is the latest version of the USB standard. But unlike the rest, USB-C might be good enough to stick around.
Here’s what you should know about USB-C, the best take on the technology in years.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Tech