How to Charge Your Laptop With USB-C: Your Questions Answered

Those sleek oval-shaped USB-C ports seem to be everywhere these days. They’ve become ubiquitous on smartphones and tablets, and they regularly show up on laptop and desktop PCs, too. But if you’re in the market for a new laptop, you might be surprised to see them being used for charging (in place of a dedicated power port), in addition to being used for connecting peripherals. How common is it? Nearly half of the best laptops we recommend feature USB-C charging. 

Among those that do, however, the feature has nuances that can vary from model to model. Different charging options may