The Vergecast USB-C Holiday Spec-tacular

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Happy holidays! Here is The Vergecast’s gift to you: complete 90 minutes of audio contented dedicated to USB-C.

Every vacation season, we deliberation astir what user exertion modular has impacted our gadgets passim nan twelvemonth — and without a doubt, 2023’s favourite modular has to beryllium USB-C. We saw nan iPhone 15 yet move over to nan Type C port, a glimpse of 240W USB-C PD chargers, dongles that tin relieve mosquito bites, and full bunch of high-powered GaN chargers. Though nan take has been slow since its preamble successful 2013, we’re almost astatine a constituent wherever we only request 1 cablegram to complaint each our gadgets (2024 resolution?). So that’s what this year’s Vergecast Holiday Spec-tacular is each about.

The Verge’s Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz commencement nan last show of 2023 pinch immoderate chat astir nan authorities of USB-C: nan ups and downs of charging gadgets, nan ubiquity of 1 cable, and what nan early looks for illustration for gadgets pinch ports.

After that, nan unit competes successful a fewer rounds of USB-C Price is Right, a crippled we made up to show really confusing USB-C and its specs tin be. Nilay, David, and Alex each play for a Vergecast listener to triumph an awesome Verge swag basket from our merch store.

David and Nilay extremity nan vacation show pinch Noah Dentzel, nan CEO and co-founder of Nomad Goods, to talk astir really USB-C connected nan iPhone has changed his business, nan challenges of building cables, and what tech accessories he’s astir excited astir successful 2024.

Thank you truthful overmuch to everyone who listened to nan show this year, we really admit it. Have a happy, safe, and fast-charging holiday. We’ll spot you successful 2024!

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