Apple Steps Up Encrytion To Prevent Police Cracking Of iPhones

Image    Apple began working on the USB issue before learning it was popularly used by police

Image Apple began working on the USB issue before learning it was popularly used by police

Examples range from capacitive screens to smartwatches, and now, according to DigiTimes, this will soon include USB-C.

Not only is USB Type-C a far more robust option than the current Lightning connector in terms of bandwidth but it will also help alleviate the woes of owning a litany of connectors and adapters that iPhone users now have to wrestle with.

According to supply chain sources, Apple is now looking into the new connector for its future iPhones but not for this year. It's entirely plausible that Apple would switch that end from USB-A over to USB-C while leaving the Lightning port on the other end intact in order to continue reaping the benefits in accessory licensing.

Apple began working on the USB issue before learning it was a favourite of law enforcement. That way owners of multiple Apple products will only need to carry one charger when out.

Apple said that after it learned of the techniques, it reviewed the iPhone operating system code and improved security.

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Earlier this month, we reported that iOS 12 introduces a new USB Restricted Mode that makes it harder for law enforcement agencies to thwart iPhone security.

This USB-C charging option will, likely, save money for Apple since lots of other manufacturers are already using this tech which should have pushed manufacturing costs down.

Apple has been the most prominent opponent of those demands. Speculation circulated previously in the smartphone market that Apple would adopt Type-C interface in its next-generation iPhone series slated for launch later in 2018.

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