Berkeley Lovelace, Jr. on Apple’s next product with USB-C.
Apple will ditch the Lightning connector on the iPhone 8 in favor of the industry’s standard USB Type-C connector… The new charging cable — expected to make an appearance at Apple’s 10th-anniversary release of the iconic device in September — will come with a curved iPhone that lacks a physical home button
It’s a CNBC article based upon a Wall Street Journal article based upon, well, who knows? The tech world is moving toward USB-C. Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and AirPod charging case are Apple’s own proprietary Lightning connector.
The future is wireless anyway.