The student did what Apple does not want – or does not achieve

It is a known fact that The EU wants to introduce USB-C as a common charging standard, and it’s just as well known that Apple is not as enthusiastic about that idea.

Now, however, a student has done what Apple is slow to introduce: Ken Pillonel modified an Iphone X so that it now has a USB-C plug, and can both charge and transfer data via it, without any problems.

In his blog Ken Pillonel tells more about how he did it. One of the most difficult things, he writes, was to make it so that the plug works no matter which way it is plugged into the phone or charger.

In these videos you can see more about the project:


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