Remember that new Type-C reversible USB connector we told you about last year? Well, it's finally ready for mass production. You'll begin seeing devices with the new standard in the next few months.

Yes, it will break compatibility with existing USB connectors, possibly leading to worldwide outrage — think about what happened when Apple replaced the 30-pin connectors on all its devices with the new lightening connector, just on a massive scale — but when you finally stop fumbling in the dark to plug in your phone, you'll never want to go back. [USB.org via ExtremeTech]