Buddies, Journal readers and iPhone homeowners, lend me your ears. I come to bury Apple’s tiny white iPhone-charging dice, to not reward it. The evil that it did as a sluggish, simply misplaced piece of e-waste undoubtedly received’t reside on after it.
On Tuesday, Apple announced its new iPhone 12 models will now not include a charging brick—or earbuds—within the field. Now, Apple will solely embody a USB-C-to-Lightning charging cable. It should promote its 20-watt charger individually for $19 and a model new $39 MagSafe wi-fi charger, designed for the brand new telephones however suitable with older ones. Bye-bye, little brick. (Maddeningly, you may still buy one! If you happen to do, I’ll by no means converse to you once more.)
There are two methods to have a look at this:
Means #1: That is outrageous! An organization price over $2 trillion is promoting telephones that may value practically $1,400 a chunk, and it needs us to pay extra money simply to cost them?