Apple's new MacBook ditches inputs for a single reversible USB connector
Apple has just unveiled a new redesigned MacBook that’s thinner, lighter, and smaller than existing MacBook Air models. While the 13-inch MacBook Air included an SD card reader, two full-size USB ports, and a Thunderbolt port, Apple is ditching all of these ports for its new 12-inch model. There’s just a single USB Type-C connector, which is the smaller reversible connection that’s starting to make its way to tablets and phones this year. You’ll also get a headphone jack, but that’s it.
It’s hardly surprising that Apple is shifting to this new connector, as we discovered in January that the company assigned 18 engineers to help build USB Type-C alongside companies like Lenovo, Dell, and HP. That engineer count is second only to Intel…
Source:: The Verge