Technically there's nothing really wrong with the charging cable that came with your smartphone. Except for that long cord you need to constantly wrap, unwrap, and more often than not, detangle. That won't ever happen with the Thinium, though. It trades an annoying a cord for an ultra-thin transforming design that…
Apple's Lightning Digital AV Adapter is 50 bucks. That's expensive. Apple's Lightning Digital AV Adapter hooks up your iOS devices' Lightning port to HDMI. But it lags and gives artifacts. Apple's Lightning Digital AV adapter actually hides a tiny computer inside in the cable...wait what? Yes.
The new iPhone (and new iPads') cable connector has been about as controversial as a gadget cable connector can get. It's smaller, which is nice, but it's expensive and incompatible with everything. Which is why I love this little adapter.
Alongside the iPad Mini launch the other day, Apple quietly rolled out a meatier, 12-watt power adapter. Turns out it will charge all the old iPads iterations quicker.
That overpriced, locked down, long-delayed 30-pin-to-lighting adapter is finally shipping. Sorry, still $30. [MacRumors]
The iPhone 5 is using the new 'Lightning' port which means we all need to buy dumb, expensive adapters if we want to keep using our old accessories. Unfortunately, those adapters don't support video and iPod out. It's okay, it's not as bad as it sounds.
The dream of putting HDMI content (Blu-ray player, Xbox 360, PS3 or even another computer) into a 27-inch iMac has FINALLY come true. Kanex, who have done MDP to HDMI adapters, now goes the other way with the upcoming accessory.
As chargers and power adapters—and the number of gadgets we carry—become ever more unwieldy, a solution like the Cute Cube is going to be less a luxury than a necessity. A necessity that is just adorable!
The International Telecommunication Union, a branch of the UN, has decided on a standard for phone chargers that should finally cut down on a huge chunk of unnecessary e-waste. It's about time.
The USB audio version of the Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter hasn't shipped yet, but Kanex just came out with an even more updated version of it with digital audio.
The Kanex Mini DisplayPort and USB audio to HDMI adapter, which one-ups the previous Monoprice adapter because there's audio.
The Tricklesaver does two things: detect when your TV is off, and cuts off power to whatever console is plugged in so it doesn't waste power when "off". This is good, in theory.
Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, LG, NEC, Qualcomm, RIM, Samsung and Apple have all agreed to use the microUSB standard in their phones made for the European market. Why can't we have that?