It’s time to change your iPhone charging cables AGAIN! Apple set to replace its current hardware with the USB-C connection favored by Android
・Lightning charger cables were implemented in 2012 by Apple with the iPhone 4
・The USB-C cable was released in 2014 and is now widely used in Android phones
・A report claims Apple is also on the verge of creating a new iPod Touch
set to (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to start working or dealing with something in an energetic and determined way: “という風に記載されていますね。
If we all set to, we should be able to finish the job in a week.
After the party we all set to and cleared everything up.
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” preferred or chosen “ という風に記載されていますね。
the Prime Minister’s favoured candidate for the post
He was reportedly the president’s favoured candidate.
To implement (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make something such as an idea, plan, system, or law start to work and be used “というふうに記載されていますね。
Congress refused to pass the bill that would implement tax reforms.
The changes to the national health system will be implemented next year.
The agreement was signed but its recommendations were never implemented.
Attempts to implement change have met with strong opposition.
on the verge of (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryよると ” about to do something or experience something “ という風に記載されていますね。
The two countries were on the verge of war.
He was on the verge of saying something but stopped and shook his head.
Her husband’s violent and abusive behaviour drove her to the verge of despair.
Apple may be set to make all its current charger cables and accessories obsolete.
A report claims the tech giant is debating moving on from its current lightning cables and moving to USB-C for iPhones.
Apple has already moved to the USB-C cables for its iPad Pro.
The change, if implemented, would render all current Apple chargers for future iPhones useless.
If the move went ahead it would allow the same charger cable to be used for both Apple and Android devices.
move on (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to change your ideas, attitudes, behaviour etc “というふうに記載されていますね。
I’d done the same job for years and felt it was time to move on.
I am excited about the company’s future but it is time for me to move on.
To render (verb)
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” to cause someone or something to be in a particular state: “というふうに記載されていますね。フォーマルな表現です。
New technology has rendered my old computer obsolete.
His rudeness rendered me speechless.
go ahead (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to start or continue to do something, especially after waiting for permission “というふうに記載されていますね。
‘Go ahead,’ he insisted. ‘I won’t interrupt again.’
Go ahead and eat before everything gets cold.
The club will be going ahead with its plans for a new stadium in the summer.
Apple chargers sell for roughly £20 ($25) for an official cable and replica versions are also available for far less.
USB-C is the latest charger for many laptops and Android phones and is currently used by the Samsung Galaxy S9, Google Pixel 2, and OnePlus 6.
The latest iPad Pro also has this new socket and Apple already sells a Lightning port to USB-C charging cable.
To sell (verb)
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” to give something to someone else in return for money: “というふうに記載されていますね。
How much did you sell your house for?
I sold him my car/I sold my car to him for $600.
We’ll be selling the tickets at/for £50 each.
The stall sells drinks and snacks.
USB-C was launched in 2014 and has become the go-to cable for many emerging gadgets.
Apple moved away from its original 30-pin connector in 2012 when the lightning cable emerged with the release of the iPhone 4.
Existing docks, adaptors and other plug-in accessories will be incompatible should the change go through.
Faced with the prospect of more incompatibility issues, Twitter users have previously voiced their complaints about the purported change ahead of the Apple launch event next week.
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” used to describe the best person to deal with a particular problem or do a particular thing, or the best place to get a particular thing or service: “と、 ” the person, company, service, etc. that everyone thinks of calling first when they need something: “というふうに記載されていますね。
He was everyone’s go-to guy for computer problems.
He was the company’s go-to guy for new ideas.
He is the go-to politician for all federal matters in the state.
For 20 years, Wild Mountain was the go-to store for outdoor enthusiasts.
To emerge (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to come out of something or out from behind something “と、” to become known “というふうに記載されていますね。
Some worrying rumours were beginning to emerge.
It emerged that she had lied to her employers.
It emerged that he had saved a child by donating his kidney.
Three important factors emerged from our discussions.
After a few weeks, the caterpillar emerges from its cocoon.
She’s the most exciting British singer to emerge on the pop scene for a decade.
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” not able to exist or work with another person or thing because of basic differences: “というふうに記載されていますね。
incompatible software systems
Any new video system that is incompatible with existing ones has little chance of success.
Maintaining quality is incompatible with increasing output.
We didn’t realize until too late that we were entirely incompatible.
When we started living together we realized how incompatible we were – our interests were so different.
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” the possibility that something will happen, especially something good “というふうに記載されていますね。
We have an exciting match in prospect.
Is there any prospect of the weather improving?
There seems little prospect of an end to the dispute.
There’s not much prospect that this war will be over soon.
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” said by some people to be real or true, but not proved to be real or true “というふうに記載されていますね。
The judges will now study this purported new evidence.
The new brand of potato chips is purported to be lower in cholesterol, fat, and calories.
Twitter user Han said: ‘So it seems like Apple is putting USB C on their phones… On the other side.
‘All new USB C power adapters then to make you throw away all your old USB adapters?’
Some users, however, say the move may have its benefits.
One post, from Twitter user Chris Brown, read: ‘Finally, I might actually have to upgrade, I can’t stand having so many kinds of chargers. USBC is excellent.’
The report come from supply chain blog Macotakara who cite sources close to the project.
It goes on to mention the possibility of a new iPhone Touch.
The iPod touch is the sole iPod still sold by Apple today after it got rid of the iPod nano and iPod shuffle in 2017.
supply chain (noun)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” a series of processes involved in supplying a product to someone “というふうに記載されていますね。
Every step of the retail supply chain is now tracked by computer.
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” the sole person or thing is the only one of a particular type “というふうに記載されていますね。
She is the sole survivor of the accident.
His sole purpose in going there was to see Kelly.
The sole survivor of the accident was found in the water after six hours.
最後に、内容が理解でき、新しい単語も知ることができたら、必ずCambridge Dictionaryか、Macmillan Dictionaryで例文を読むようにしてください。そして一番シンプルで、自分が日常使いしときやすそうなもをノートやスマホに書き溜めておいてください。そしてこれを移動中の時などに声に出して覚えることが本当に大事です！（電車では難しいので、僕はよく歩きますw）