It seems increasingly likely that Apple is getting ready to phase out. Whether the iPhone 13 will rip the band aid off in one go, or whether we’re in for a protracted death, the writing is on the wall, and all signs point to the charging port’s days being numbered. There are good reasons why Apple might want to do this — less cost, more space inside the iPhone, one less thing to break or wear out — but what does this mean for you, an iPhone user. It means e-waste. A lot of e-waste. Must read: I bought a 9,000,000mAh power bank from eBay, and I got what I deserved Omnicharge Omni Ultimate SEE FULL GALLERY 1 – 5 of 19 NEXT PREV A little over a year ago, Apple claimed that being forced by the European Commission to switch from Lightning to USB-C would create an ” unprecedented amount of electronic waste ” and disrupt “hundreds of millions of active devices and accessories used by our European customers.” Well, what’s changed? I’ve spoken to a number of people in the industry — from people who work on the front line of Apple support, to those who are involved… Read full this story
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