Tech Bytes: Twitter’s relaunches subscription, iPhone forced to use USBC port

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Twitter’s subscription service is relaunching. “Twitter Blue” returns today, offering subscribers a blue check mark, as well as other features. Before getting a check mark, accounts will be reviewed, to prevent impersonators. The service costs $8 per month.

The clock is ticking for Apple, now facing a 2-year deadline to switch the iPhone over to USBC.
The European Union is giving manufacturers until December 27th of 2024 to make the change to their data and charging ports. So. Apple will be forced to ditch it’s lightning connector.

Chrome now has passkey support. The tech was designed by Google, Apple, and Microsoft.
The goal is to make logging in easier, safer, and phishing-proof. Google’s password manager can now synchronize passkeys across Chrome on different devices and with Android.