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Apple drops USB-C adapter prices after pushback from introducing MacBook Pros without USB-A ports, but not for long
The Apple community has had a hard time being content with the Mac lately. First it was the feeling that the Mac line including MacBook Pros weren't being updated as often as, say, iPhones. A redesigned MacBook Pro helps resolve that with at least one member of the Mac family.But the new MacBook Pro goes all in on USB-C and drops legacy ports like standard USB-A, and many Mac users believe this move is too aggressive considering the cost attached to this transition. The good news is that Apple is listening and lowering the price of its USB-C adapters in an effort to ease the USB-A to USB-C transition, but you have to act fast…Apple's lineup of USB-C accessories is changing in price starting now through December 31 with a few exceptions:USB-C to USB Adapter ($19 → $9)Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter ($49 → $29)USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter ($69 → $49)USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter ($69 → $49)USB-C to Lightning (1 m) ($25 → $19)USB-C Charge Cable (2 m) ($19)USB-C to Lightning (2 m) ($35 → $29)29W USB-C Power Adapter ($49)61W USB-C Power Adapter ($69)87W USB-C Power Adapter ($79)While charging accessories are not dropping in price, Apple is discounting third-party USB-C accessories sold through its retail channels, including SanDisk's $49 USB-C SD card reader which drops to $29.It's unclear how this will affect sales for adapters that have been made recently, but I would advise following up with customer service if you've made a purchase in the last week or two.Apple tells us that this is the reasoning for the change:
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