We hate to break it to you, but the traditional USB ports you’ve used to connect your cameras, controllers, and other gizmos for the past 20 years aren’t long for this world. The whole squad’s getting replaced by a few great alternatives, though they each come with their own pros and cons. If you’re thinking of…
The Nintendo Switch seems like it could be the perfect portable gaming console—were it not for the bulky dock required to connect it to a TV. That’s why gamers have gotten excited about a pair of compact Switch HDMI adapters currently being crowdfunded, but you might be better off spending your money elsewhere.
USB-C will take over the world before long, but in the meantime, you’ll want some USB-C to USB-A cables to ease the transition. Get three reader-favorite Anker PowerLine cables for $14, no code required.
Microsoft announced the Surface Laptop yesterday, and our first impressions of the device were great. It’s super thin, looks like a Macbook, and somehow manages to cost less. But there was one glaring weakness we couldn’t get over: It uses a proprietary charging cable rather than USB-C, the new standard that many…
The following contest is scheduled for one fall. Making their way to the ring, weighing at least half a pound each: a bunch of smartphone docks.
USB-C will be the only cable we ever have to use before too long, but until that day comes, you’ll need some adapters to ease the transition.
USB-C will take over the world before long, but in the meantime, you’ll want some USB-C to USB-A cables to ease the transition. Get three reader-favorite Anker PowerLine cables for $10 with code SDUSBC33.
We’re about six months away from the next iPhone, AKA the iPhone 8 (or the iPhone X, or the iPhone: Tenth Anniversary Edition), and as such, supply chain rumors are starting to leak out.
The promise of USB-C is great: One cable to connect all of your devices, laptops, tablets, smartphone. Unfortunately it comes with the big caveat that you might end up damaging your gear if you cheap out on a USB-C cable. But Satechi’s new Type-C Power Meter makes it easy to tell if your USB-C gadgets are at risk of…
It’s not the first external drive from LaCie with a USB-C connection, but the company’s much-loved rugged line just got a hefty speed boost for those who are too impatient to wait for their data to backup, and refuse to take care of their hardware.
Ahead of CES 2017 Lenovo has quietly refreshed its entire ThinkPad line with an update to the slightly faster Kaby Lake processor from Intel. Besides new version of laptops that have honest-to-god DVD players (ThinkPad L570) and VGA ports (ThinkPad L470) installed, Lenovo also saw all those beautiful gadgets that…
Nonda’s USB-C to USB-A adapter is one of the smallest products of its kind, and at $9, it’s also one of the cheapest. You even get your choice of silver, space grey, and gold finishes to match your MacBook.
Apple has embraced the mono-port. With the new MacBook Pro, the Cupertino company has scrapped the myriad of ports on the previous generation of Pros and fully embraced USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 (the two use the same port type). Combined, USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 are an extraordinary interface that’s super fast.
Google has a set of guidelines for Android manufacturers called the Android Compatibility Definition Document (CDD). This document basically outlines what gadget makers need to do to make sure their devices are compatible with Android.
Now that the new MacBook Pro is out (the one without the Touch Bar, anyway), a lot of Mac nerds are about to enter the realm of dongle hell. That’s because the only connector the new MacBook Pro has is are Thunderbolt 3-backed USB-C ports.
Whatever fancy new charging technology your phone supports, this $12 Aukey car charger will help you get the most juice out of your commute. $12 would be a good price for a charger with a USB-C port or a Quick Charge 3.0 port, but with this deal, you get both.
Charging cables aren’t exactly the sexiest pieces of technology, but they’re essential to every setup. Normally, I wouldn’t think twice about the charging cable I’m using, but when it comes to USB-C cables, the options are pretty bad right now. So, when I saw the Griffin BreakSafe Magnetic USB-C Power Cable, I…
While every other port on your computer has become digitized and smarter, the good ‘ol 3.5mm headphone jack has remained as a bastion of analog data transmission. But Intel thinks the time has come for its replacement, and it looks like USB-C.