Google now requires manufacturers using its Google Media Services to also include support for USB-C PD fast charging and the Digital Wellbeing software.
Amazon finally jumps on the USB-C bandwagon with the Fire HD 10 and Fire HD 10 Kids Edition, its first products to utilize the USB-C port for charging. They also bring a host of other updates.
I will never change my opinion when it comes to the headphone jack: Taking it away was a terrible, consumer-unfriendly decision. Thanks to Google, Essential, OnePlus, and other OEMs, that means I have to work a bit harder to accommodate new devices into my firmly, happily tangled life, and one of the most annoying sacrifices up until now was using my phone in the car. The standalone Android Auto app actually works great just on your phone’s screen, but having to choose between charging and audio was a major bummer. Read More
Moshi’s combo USB-C audio & power dongle is a must-buy for charging while listening — especially in the car was written by the awesome [...]
Best answer: A USB-C dongle can be better than USB-C headphones. It all depends on the presence of a Digital Audio Converter (DAC) and its quality. If the DAC in the dongle is better than the DAC in the headphones, then you should go with the dongle. If the opposite is true, then don’t bother.
Amazon: Razer Hammerhead USB-C ($77)