This fix for confusing USB-C power cables pulls another issue into the spotlight

For a connector that was meant to rescue us from cable hell, USB-C has turned out to be unexpectedly frustrating in many ways. While in theory the interchangeable port should enable combinations of high-speed data, power, and external displays, uncertainties about just which cables will satisfy which purpose have undermined that flexibility. Now, the USB-IF is aiming to address at least USB Type-C power cables.

One of the big advantages of USB-C is that it supports higher wattage power supplies.

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