This got me a bit curious so I looked up what the differences might be and lol, this is like a reverse XKCD comic. To be honest, the fact that one port can even mimic both of these options is amazing! But now, you have to run around with little lightning bolt stickers for your cables and hardware, lol.
@aaronpk Agree completely. The USB-C/Thunderbolt situation is a confusing mess.
@aaronpk oh don't worry, the USB Implementers Forum acknowledge all these issues and they promise everything will be fixed with the release of USB4... 🙄 maybe by then we will finally get USB-C hubs too.
@aaronpk Right now my laptop is USB-C (and USB-C only). Makes it pretty useless for interoperating with literally every other USB device I own. Did it come with a USB-A adapter? No, that would be admitting something.