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Feb 13, 2023, 06:06PM ISTSource: ANI

Due to the new EU regulations coming into effect next year, Apple has no choice but to adopt the USB-C port for its iPhones finally. However, as it happens a lot of times with Apple, there’s apparently a twist. According to GSM Arena, a tech-news-related website, a new rumour suggests that the company is planning on using a custom integrated circuit (IC) interface for the port, which would allow it to authenticate the parts involved in the connection. If this sounds familiar to you, it’s because that’s exactly what Apple’s been doing with its Lightning port. That authentication process built into the Lightning interface is what pops up those ‘This accessory is not supported’ warnings if you use anything that isn’t made by Apple and also isn’t part of its ‘Made for iPhone’ licensing program, which is a lucrative side business.