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Best USB Type-C cables - Android Authority (blog)

With LG, HTC, Huawei, and even Samsung making the switch to USB-C, micro-USB Android smartphones are clearly out their way out. The hot new USB Type-C standard is here to stay. Google, its partners and even Apple are starting to put this port anywhere ...and more »

Amazon Bans Sale of Potentially Dangerous USB-C Cables - Mac Rumors

Amazon has tightened restrictions on the sale of USB-C cables and adapters on its online store in an effort to protect customers from risky substandard products (via The Verge). The online retailer added non-compliant USB-C cables to its list of ...and more »

Amazon clamps down on dangerous, laptop-destroying USB-C cables - The Guardian

Google's Nexus 5X is just one of a series of smartphones, tablets and computers released in the last year that have USB-C charging. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian. Amazon. Amazon clamps down on dangerous, laptop-destroying USB-C cables. USB ...and more »

Amazon Bans Non-Compliant USB-C Cables, Should Make For Safer Buying - Lifehacker

For a few months now, we've known that some USB Type-C cable manufacturers are making cables so poor they could damage your hardware. Now, Amazon is finally banning them. Recent Video from Lifehacker. View More >. Advertisement. Error loading player ...and more »

Amazon Is Cracking Down on Cheap USB Cords That Could Fry Your Gadgets - Popular Mechanics

In an effort to prevent bad USB-C cords from frying computers, Amazon is declaring open season. Intel Free Press / Flickr. By John Wenz. Mar 30, 2016. Amazon is on the hunt. Its prey? Cheap USB cables. Its weapons? Permabanning of cables that don't ...and more »

Amazon bans cheap USB-C cables in wake of Google engineer's crusade - ExtremeTech

For months, Google engineer Benson Leung has been engaged in a one-man war against a seemingly endless stream of terrible USB-C cables. As we detailed back in November, Leung, who works on Google's Chromebook Pixel and Pixel C teams, has been testing ...and more »

Amazon Is Banning Cheap, Unsafe USB-C Cables - Gizmodo

A cheap USB-C cable can fry your phone or computer. So it's nice to see that Amazon is taking action, clamping down on the sale of poor-quality USB-C cables that don't make the grade. Recent Video from Gizmodo. View More >. Advertisement. Error loading ...and more »

Amazon bans the sale of rogue USB-C cables - TechCrunch

There's good news in the fight against rogue USB-C cables, some of which have caused major problems with smartphones and laptops, after Amazon tightened the regulations around the type of cables that it sells. The online retail giant has added non ...and more »

A Google engineer spent months reviewing bad USB cables on Amazon until he forced the site to ban them - Business Insider

Amazon has changed the rules around the sale of USB cables after a Google engineer spent months reviewing the cables available through the site, The Next Web reports. Google engineer Benson Leung noticed that Amazon changed its rules to prohibit the ...and more »

Amazon to shoddy USB-C cable sellers: 'You're banned' - ZDNet

The higher complexity of USB-C cables means non-compliant products pose a risk to devices. Image: Josh Miller/CNET. As Google engineer Benson Leung recently demonstrated, shoddily made USB-C cables available on Amazon can have disastrous consequences ...and more »