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Amazon Removes Unsafe USB-C Cables That Can Fry Your Gadgets - Techlicious (blog);

Amazon Removes Unsafe USB-C Cables That Can Fry Your Gadgets - Techlicious (blog)

Techlicious (blog)Amazon Removes Unsafe USB-C Cables That Can Fry Your GadgetsTechlicious (blog)A months-long crusade against the sale of USB-C cables that could potentially toast your gadgets has scored a major victory this week. Amazon's updated list of prohibited product listings now bans “any USB-C (or USB Type-C) cable or adapter product ...and more »

Amazon now banning poor quality USB Type-C cables and adapters - Android Community;

Amazon now banning poor quality USB Type-C cables and adapters - Android Community

Android CommunityAmazon now banning poor quality USB Type-C cables and adaptersAndroid CommunityOne man's “crusade” against poor quality USB Type-C cables and adapters being sold online has finally yielded a result. Amazon has apparently changed their “prohibited listings” for electronics which now includes “Any USB-C™ (or USB Type-C™) cable or ...and more »

Amazon will no longer sell USB cords that fry your laptop - CNNMoney;

Amazon will no longer sell USB cords that fry your laptop - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyAmazon will no longer sell USB cords that fry your laptopCNNMoneyAmazon will no longer allow the sale of USB cords that could potentially fry your gadgets. In its list of banned items, updated this week, Amazon now includes "any USB-C cable or adapter product that is not compliant with standard specifications." The ...and more »

Amazon Updates Its Policies To Ban USB Type-C Cables That Are Not Fully Spec Compliant - Android Police;

Amazon Updates Its Policies To Ban USB Type-C Cables That Are Not Fully Spec Compliant - Android Police

Android PoliceAmazon Updates Its Policies To Ban USB Type-C Cables That Are Not Fully Spec CompliantAndroid PoliceGoogler Benson Leung has a new ally in his fight against bad Type-C cables on Amazon, and it's none other than Amazon itself. Leung reports that Amazon has added a new line to its prohibited listing guidelines that bans cables that aren't completely ...and more »

Amazon now prohibits the sale of USB Type-C cables that don't comply with standard specifications - TechSpot;

Amazon now prohibits the sale of USB Type-C cables that don't comply with standard specifications - TechSpot

TechSpotAmazon now prohibits the sale of USB Type-C cables that don't comply with standard specificationsTechSpotThe future of USB connectivity no doubt lies in the new USB Type-C standard that's rapidly finding its way to the latest consumer electronics. The benefits are aplenty – it's fully reversible, offers a fast data transfer rate, can act as a video output ...and more »

Amazon bans non-compliant USB Type-C cables - TweakTown

Amazon bans non-compliant USB Type-C cablesTweakTownAmazon.com has added non-standardized USB-C / USB Type-C cables to its "Prohibited listings" for the Electronics section, Google engineer Benson Leung -- who has been on a crusade of sorts for quite some time now -- has pointed out. The full line reads ...and more »

Amazon stops selling crappy USB-C cables - TechnoBuffalo;

Amazon stops selling crappy USB-C cables - TechnoBuffalo

TechnoBuffaloAmazon stops selling crappy USB-C cablesTechnoBuffaloLate last year, a Google engineer found out the hard way that using the wrong USB-C cable can fry your gadgets. Now, in an effort to protect consumers, Amazon is refusing to sell any non-compliant USB-C cables, meaning you can be confident in what you ...and more »

Amazon to bad cable slingers: USB-C yourself out - The Register;

Amazon to bad cable slingers: USB-C yourself out - The Register

The RegisterAmazon to bad cable slingers: USB-C yourself outThe RegisterAmazon.com is now prohibiting sellers from offering the kind of USB-C cables that could fry your notebook. The retailer has updated the terms of its prohibited electronics page to include USB-C cables that are not properly wired up. The page now tells ...and more »

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

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

Popular MechanicsAmazon Is Cracking Down on Cheap USB Cords That Could Fry Your GadgetsPopular MechanicsIn 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 All Damaging Type-C Cables - Capital Wired

Amazon Bans All Damaging Type-C CablesCapital Wiredamazon usb-type c-cable Amazon obviously does not want to stop an important enhancement coming to desktop cables. USB wires used to power up a smart phone and linking the printing device to a personal computer are getting simpler to utilize and better ...and more »

Amazon finally bans non-compliant USB Type C cables that could potentially fry your devices - Phandroid.com;

Amazon finally bans non-compliant USB Type C cables that could potentially fry your devices - Phandroid.com

Phandroid.comAmazon finally bans non-compliant USB Type C cables that could potentially fry your devicesPhandroid.comLike most things, there are growing pains associated with any new tech and while early adopters are used to a vast number of things, something like a seemingly innocuous cable completely destroying your hardware shouldn't be one of them. When USB ...and more »

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

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

ExtremeTechAmazon bans cheap USB-C cables in wake of Google engineer's crusadeExtremeTechFor 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 ...and more »

You can now source USB Type C cables safely, at least from Amazon - PC Perspectives;

You can now source USB Type C cables safely, at least from Amazon - PC Perspectives

PC PerspectivesYou can now source USB Type C cables safely, at least from AmazonPC PerspectivesYes, after much destruction of expensive hardware including the Pixel 2 belonging to Google researcher Benson Leung, you can now source the new USB cables much more safely. Benson has been testing these cables for quite a while and has been trying ...and more »

Amazon Bans USB Type-C Cables Not Spec Compliant - Droid Life (press release) (blog);

Amazon Bans USB Type-C Cables Not Spec Compliant - Droid Life (press release) (blog)

Droid Life (press release) (blog)Amazon Bans USB Type-C Cables Not Spec CompliantDroid Life (press release) (blog)Googler Benson Leung has been on a well-documented journey to out all of the sneaky, cheap cable manufacturers on Amazon who are selling potentially dangerous USB Type-C cables to those of us just getting into Type-C phones for the first time.and more »

Amazon bans dangerous USB Type-C cables to protect devices - Digital Journal;

Amazon bans dangerous USB Type-C cables to protect devices - Digital Journal

Digital JournalAmazon bans dangerous USB Type-C cables to protect devicesDigital JournalAmazon has officially banned low-quality USB Type-C cables from its website. The company has made the move after reports of some cables failing to adhere to the USB specification and damaging devices due to incorrectly-rated components.and more »

Amazon is reducing the number of faulty USB-C cables - AndroidGuys;

Amazon is reducing the number of faulty USB-C cables - AndroidGuys

AndroidGuysAmazon is reducing the number of faulty USB-C cablesAndroidGuysShortly after Google introduced USB-C ports in its phones last fall, the number of off-brand cables soared on Amazon, as the market is wont to do. The problem was that a large number of these cables were faulty, and consumers had no way to tell until ...and more »

Amazon bans shoddy, dangerous USB-C cables - PCWorld;

Amazon bans shoddy, dangerous USB-C cables - PCWorld

PCWorldAmazon bans shoddy, dangerous USB-C cablesPCWorldAmazon now forbids USB-C cables that aren't standards compliant and pose a potential risk to your devices and chargers. Email a friend. To. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. From. Privacy Policy. Thank you. Your message has been sent.and more »

Amazon bans cheap, non-standard USB-C cables - Mashable;

Amazon bans cheap, non-standard USB-C cables - Mashable

MashableAmazon bans cheap, non-standard USB-C cablesMashableLike it or not, USB-C cables will be everywhere in the future. A significant number of smartphones, tablets and laptops out this year will be following in the footsteps of Apple, whose 2015 MacBook comes with a single USB-C port. But that future needn ...and more »

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

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

Android Authority (blog)Best USB Type-C cablesAndroid 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 ...and more »

Amazon bans non-standard-compliant USB Type-C cables and adapters - BetaNews;

Amazon bans non-standard-compliant USB Type-C cables and adapters - BetaNews

BetaNewsAmazon bans non-standard-compliant USB Type-C cables and adaptersBetaNewsThere are many USB Type-C cables on the market, but, as it has been pointed out numerous times, not all are standard compliant. Even the cable that ships with OnePlus 2, one of the few smartphones that support USB Type-C, is out of spec, and may not ...and more »