If you’re an iPhone fan, you must have heard the news recently that the EU is gearing up to mandate a standard charger for new devices – that is to say, future iPhones from 2024 will have to use USB-C.

This is big news – Apple has used its proprietary Lightning port for charging iPhones for years now, despite nearly all Android phone makers stepping up to the USB-C standard (and Apple itself using USB-C for iPads).