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

Amazon 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Amazon.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 ...

Amazon Bans All Damaging Type-C Cables - Capital Wired

amazon 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 ...

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

Like 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 ...

Amazon Bans USB Type-C Cables Not Spec Compliant - Droid 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.

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

Like 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 ...

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 ...