The new USB-C Authentication certification takes advantage of encryption to prevent security attacks via malicious chargers. Apple is thought to require that MFi chargers pass this certification before they are permitted to fast-charge your iPhone.
The lead Queen guitarist Brian May is mad at Apple. Although he’s a fan of the company’s gadgets, the musician thinks Apple have gotten us enslaved to the point where it’s hard to find a way out—all because of one bent USB-C connector.
The USB-C port on 2018 iPad Pro can be used for so much more beyond charging and syncing your expensive tablet. You can connect a wide range of peripherals to the tablet via USB-C, including 5K external displays, mice, keyboard, headphones, audio interfaces—and even share its long-lasting battery with your other devices.
iOS 12.1 has already been out for a week, which means there isn’t much time left to downgrade to iOS 12.0.1. Given the potential jailbreakability of iOS 12.0.1, you should consider downgrading via iTunes.