Prepare yourselves. The “why does Apple make us switch cables so often” tweets are coming.

The irony is always that pre-smartphone, you got a new charger *every* time you bought a phone, and not once every 5-7 years.

And in the smartphone era, we’ve had:
iOS: 30-Pin, Lightning, 🆕
Others: mini-USB, micro-USB, (blessedly limiter) micro-USB 3.0, and now USB-C.

New cables are inevitable, but Jesus Christ are the self-righteous people insisting that the change is just to get you to pay more money annoying.

@SamTheGeek why are you reading an *Outline* piece about a patent filing?

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