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« on: October 29, 2016, 04:05:21 pm »

How to charge your iPhone with the new MacBook Pro

How do I charge my iPhone with the new Macbook Pro? If you need to, you'll need a little extra something something.

On Apple's new lineup of MacBook Pros, the only ports you will find are Thunderbolt 3 (AKA USB-C). Don't worry; you'll have more than one — at least two with the non-Touch Bar 13-inch model, and four with the two other models — but it does mean that anything you want to connect will need a USB-C connection, and that includes your iPhone. That means the standard USB to Lightning cable that comes with your iPhone won't be able to plug into the phone directly; however, there are a couple of solutions out there.

Option A: USB-C to USB adapter
Option B: USB-C to Lightning cable
Option C: Don't worry about it


Option A: USB-C to USB adapter



Just a simple little dongle that turns a Thunderbolt 3 port into a USB port, so you can use the original cord that came with your iPhone.

The bonus of having the USB-C to USB adapter lying around is its versatility. Many of your...

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