Posted by Mohammad Ajmal on 8:54 AM in Apple slashes prices of USB-C adapters for MacBook Pro
Apple slashes prices of USB-C adapters for MacBook Pro 2016
Those MacBook Pro dongles are now a lot cheaper.
Apple on Friday cut the pricing for connectors for its MacBook Pro. The offer will run through the end of the year.
Apple also lowered the price of the new LG displays announced last week by 25 percent. The LG UltraFine 5K display, will cost $974 when it becomes available in December, while the LG UltraFine 4K display will cost $524 through the end of the year.
The new MacBook Pros, unveiled last week, removed the traditional USB and other ports in favor of USB-C. The move angered many power users and meant that people had to buy dongles to use their old equipment -- or even to plug their iPhone 7s into the new MacBooks.
The MacBook Pro update, which also adds a Touch Bar instead of a touchscreen, was the first major design change made by Apple in over four years. Many creative professionals have long favored Macs for work, but Apple's changes to make its devices thinner and lighter by ditching traditional connectors could cause it to lose some customers......