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Topic: USB

Review: Zendure SuperMini battery is small but mighty

09/12/2019, 08:09 pm

Zendure SuperMini is a compact battery that is smaller than a credit card and can still support Fast Charge on Apple's latest iPhones.

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USB 4 is here, and is essentially Thunderbolt 3

09/03/2019, 12:09 pm

After a tease in March, the USB Implementation Forum has declared that it has completed the USB 4 standard, implementing the USB-C connector, plus 40Gbps speed and other features of Thunderbolt 3.

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Review: G-Drive ArmorATD is a rugged drive with some style

08/30/2019, 01:08 pm

The rugged G-Drive ArmorATD from G-Technology is a great looking external USB-C drive that can withstand the elements.

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ICYMI -- Naim AirPlay 2 speakers, Satechi USB-C, & more

08/11/2019, 09:08 am

Each week, there are a ton of great products that get released that we don't have time to cover. Here are our top picks for new gear from the last seven days you should check out, including new arrives in Apple Stores, Sonos/IKEA AirPlay 2 speakers and LIFX HomeKit bulbs.

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Hands on: StayGo is a versatile USB-C Hub for at home or on the go

07/23/2019, 03:07 pm

Twelve South has just taken the wraps off its brand new USB-C hub, StayGo. AppleInsider goes hands on with this versatile accessory for Macs and iPads.

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Review: Kanex iAdapt is the best iPad Pro USB-C hub & better with iPadOS

07/18/2019, 11:07 am

The Kanex iAdapt USB-C hub is designed to be the go-to solution for iPad Pro power users, and will get even better in the fall.

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Editorial: Manufacturers, it's time to put more USB-C ports on chargers

07/13/2019, 04:07 pm

USB-C has continued to become more ubiquitous as more users adopt the small, reversible port. While all of our accessories are supporting it, chargers are lagging behind. Manufacturers -- it is time to finally create chargers with more than a single USB-C port.

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Hands on: If you have a USB-C Mac you need the RavPower GaN charger

07/10/2019, 03:07 pm

Apple has moved its entire portable line of Macs to USB-C, abolishing MagSafe. For a while, Apple's chargers have been the best option for powering these machines -- until now.

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Review: Mophie powerstation Hub solves your charging woes

07/06/2019, 11:07 am

The power gurus at Mophie have released a new multi-purpose charger that finally solves many of the pain points that go along with our battery-constrained lives.

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OWC releases USB-C version of Envoy Pro EX external SSD

06/25/2019, 07:06 am

OWC is launching a new version of its bus-powered Envoy Pro EX portable SSD with fast speeds over USB-C.

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Review: The Zendure Passport GO is the most capable world travel adapter yet

05/29/2019, 10:05 am

The Passport GO is a new world charger that offers up a auto-resetting fuse, 30W USB-C, and is the first with Gallium Nitride technology.

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Review: HyperDrive is the most well-rounded iPad Pro USB-C Hub yet

04/30/2019, 12:04 pm

One of the biggest arguments against the iPad Pro being a "Pro" device, is the lack of multiple ports. The HyperDrive USB-C Dock for iPad Pro tries to set that complaint aside.

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Scosche Strikeline USB-C to Lightning cable now available to order

04/10/2019, 04:04 pm

Scosche's new Strikeline USB-C to Lightning cable is now available, letting you power up your iPhone significantly faster than the typical USB-A.

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New USB 4 is enhanced Thunderbolt 3 with advanced connection bandwidth sharing

03/04/2019, 09:03 am

USB 4, the next version of the connectivity protocol, is said by the USB Promoter Group to offer computer users a throughput of up to 40Gbps and other features of Thunderbolt 3, following the contribution of the Thunderbolt protocol specification to the group by Intel.

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USB 3.0 & USB 3.1 merger into USB 3.2 branding by overseers further confusing USB-C

02/26/2019, 01:02 pm

The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has muddied the waters surrounding how different USB standards are named, with USB 3.0 and USB 3.1 set to become different generations of USB 3.2, while USB 3.2 itself will become the more confusingly named "USB 3.2 Gen 2x2."

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Review: The G-Drive Mobile USB-C HDD is a great storage solution for your Mac

02/15/2019, 02:02 pm

Finally, G-Technology has added a USB-C port to the G-Drive Mobile line, and we've got one on our test bench.

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Review: The USB-C uni Dock and Hub are great portable and rugged accessories for Mac owners

02/06/2019, 12:02 pm

Dock and Hub from uniAccessories are rugged USB-C devices to expand the I/O of your recent Mac with removable USB-C cables.

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Apple goes on legal offensive against USB charging tech patent troll

02/06/2019, 12:02 pm

Apple is typically on the receiving end of lawsuits, but the company flipped the script this week and took preemptive legal action against a firm called Fundamental Innovation Systems International, hoping to deter any patent lawsuits related to USB charging.

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Review: Zendure SuperTank & SuperPort are the best choices yet for portable power

02/04/2019, 11:02 am

The Zendure SuperTank is the best battery pack we've ever used. Between the feature set, quality, and the choice and speed of outputs, SuperTank is hands down the unquestionable winner of portable batteries.

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Surviving the most technologically advanced trade show solely on USB-C was a nightmare

01/21/2019, 02:01 pm

We tried to take on the Consumer Electronics Show with nothing but USB-C, and the effort just highlighted how far the new standard has to go. While it can power your gear quickly, trying to use only USB-C wasn't great -- but that doesn't have much to do with Apple.

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