Your cable nightmare might soon be over. The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has unveiled the specifications of USB 4.0, as Engadget reports. And USB 4.0 looks a lot like Thunderbolt 3.

Romain Dillet

I feel like ‘might’ in this instance is a pretty big stretch. I’d love it to become reality, but the promise of a unified standard to use on all our devices isn’t realistic. Look no further than the latest rename scheme from USB gen 3v2 🙄