USB-C is the best thing to happen to mobile computing in years

“I’ve been at Computex Taipei all week, and I have yet to plug my MacBook into a wall outside of my hotel room,” Sam Byford writes for The Verge.

“The reason is USB-C, that controversial little reversible port that does everything; while there wasn’t much use for it a year ago when the MacBook launched, there’s now a whole growing ecosystem of adapters, monitors, and indestructible cables that are making it one of my favorite tech advances in a while,” Byford writes. “My weapon of choice this Computex is the MOS Go, a hipflask-sized 12000 mAh battery pack that gives my MacBook about three quarters of a charge, which is more than enough for me to make it through a day of heavy use.”

“Importantly, USB-C means the charging speed is dramatically better than you’d expect from a portable battery — it’s not all that much slower than plugging into the wall,” Byford writes. “Also it comes in Space Gray.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: We use – and recommend – the Anker PowerCore+ 20,100mAh USB-C Power Bank (6A Output, PowerIQ & VoltageBoost), US$59.99, for our Apple MacBooks, iPhones, and iPads:

Anker PowerCore+ 20,100mAh USB-C Power Bank


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