Phone Manufacturers Agree to Standard Charging Port
Sep 21, 2007, 1:42 PM by (staff)
LG, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson have all agreed that Micro USB will become the standard port on mobile phones for charging. This means all new phones from these manufacturers will use Micro USB ports and chargers, though the manufacturers didn't announce when the new standard will go into effect.
Powermat Shows Universal Fast Charging Ring
Powermat this week showed off an early version of its forthcoming universal fast wireless charging ring for public Powermat charging stations, at locations such as Starbucks. Current charging rings come in two separate versions: Lightning for iPhones, and micro-USB for all other phones.
Hands On with the New USB Plug
There's a new USB connector coming that will replace both the micro-USB connector on phones, and the full-size USB connector. It's reversible like Apple's Lightning connector, and it can handle lots of electricity plus very fast data transfers.
The Galaxy S7 Has Micro-USB for Gear VR
When Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 edge were announced this week, many people wondered why the phones have a micro-USB port instead of the newer USB Type-C connector. The competing LG G5 and a growing number of phones at all price points this year include Type-C.
Lenovo Picked USB-C Over Stereo Headphone Jack for Tech and Design Reasons
Neither the Moto Z Droid nor the Moto Z Droid Force has a standard 3.5mm headphone jack. Instead, the two phones adopted the USB-C standard for charging and audio output.
Amazon to Ban Sale of Non-Compliant USB-C Cables
In order to protect consumers, Amazon said it will no longer sell USB Type-C cables that don't conform to the published spec. Specifically, Amazon stated that its retailer partners are not allowed to list "any USB-C cable or adapter product that is not compliant with standard specifications issued by 'USB Implementers Forum'." The USB-IF is the standards body that created and manages the USB-C spec.
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poor Radio Shack
I see Shack's closing their doors nationwide.
I think you forgot that there are other manufacturers out there and still alot of phones that are going to be available that are going to be obsolete but sellable,and people who want to use their existing ph...
Wow. I am happy... but a bit surprised...
it just seems to easy..
Is that the same charging port that the V9m has?