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DeWalt gave my power tool battery the power of USB-C

DeWalt gave my power tool battery the power of USB-C

Your leaf blower battery should be able to charge a laptop. Your drill battery should charge your phone. And while we’re at it, why shouldn’t our ever-more powerful USB-C power adapters be able to charge those power tool batteries as well? Fundamentally, there’s not much difference between a battery bank you buy from Anker and …

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Plugable USB-C Triple 4K Display Docking Station review: Three displays without Thunderbolt

Plugable USB-C Triple 4K Display Docking Station review: Three displays without Thunderbolt

Until recently, I had never used a docking station before, but when Plugable reached out to me to offer the USB-C Triple 4K Display Docking Station (UD-ULTC4K for short) for review, I was intrigued. This is a revised version of the previous dock with the same name, but it’s no minor refresh. This new model …

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iPhone 15 Pro with USB-C and Periscope zoom camera: The perfect iPhone to make Android users switch?

iPhone 15 Pro with USB-C and Periscope zoom camera: The perfect iPhone to make Android users switch?

“iPhone 14 isn’t even out yet, but he’s here talking about the iPhone 15.” I know, I know… But my intentions are good, so bear with me… (which, according to the latest rumors, are exactly two months away from release now), is that they’ll be giving us: story is for those Android users (and those …

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Samsung MUF-256DA USB-C Flash Drive Review: Thumb-Sized Performance Consistency

Samsung MUF-256DA USB-C Flash Drive Review: Thumb-Sized Performance Consistency

Portable SSDs have seen great demand over the last few years. Thanks to advancements in smartphones, the amount of user-generated content that needs to be backed up or transferred from one device to another has grown exponentially. While native flash controllers are now capable of delivering USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 (20 Gbps) speeds with the …

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Apple’s total USB-C transition begins: New AirPods Pro 2 now, iPhone 15 to follow (Apple’s plan)

Apple’s total USB-C transition begins: New AirPods Pro 2 now, iPhone 15 to follow (Apple’s plan)

AirPods Pro are now the world’s best-selling earbuds, and there’s a reason for that… The original AirPods, released in 2016, solved a particular problem that wasn’t exactly “the end of the world”, but certainly annoyed many. I’m talking about the wire twisting and twirling that came with wired earbuds. Wired earbuds. Wired earbuds… Doesn’t it …

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Lightning be gone! Why I cannot wait for USB-C music on my iPhone

Lightning be gone! Why I cannot wait for USB-C music on my iPhone

USB-C ported iPhones are coming; that’s all but certain. When, exactly, is still up for debate, but the EU says Apple must add USB-C charging ports to iPhones from 2024, and even though the UK won’t actively follow the EU in enforcing this demand, it won’t matter.  The EU has mandated one USB-C charger to …

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AirPods Pro 2 Said to Feature Upgraded H1 Chip, Find My, Heart Rate Detection, USB-C and More

AirPods Pro 2 Said to Feature Upgraded H1 Chip, Find My, Heart Rate Detection, USB-C and More

The next-generation AirPods Pro could come with a long list of new features that include heart rate detection, the ability to function as a hearing aid, and a USB-C port according to a report from 52Audio. The site claims that it has received new information on the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2, and it has used that …

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Tested: Satechi's new aluminum Slim Dock is a premium USB-C companion to your M1 iMac

Tested: Satechi’s new aluminum Slim Dock is a premium USB-C companion to your M1 iMac

Satechi recently launched its latest Mac accessory, aiming to fix the most inconvenient feature of Apple’s latest M1 iMac. Packed into an aluminum design that rests on the stand of the desktop machine, the new Satechi iMac Slim Dock brings ports to the front alongside an M.2 NVMe enclosure and more. But is it worth …

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Apple Shares Charging Details for New Dual USB-C Power Adapters

Apple Shares Charging Details for New Dual USB-C Power Adapters

Following yesterday’s launch of orders for the two new 35-watt dual USB-C power adapters introduced at WWDC, Apple has posted a new support document outlining how power is split when devices are connected to both ports. Under most scenarios, the 35 total watts will be split evenly between the two connected devices, with the exception …

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Apple's New 35W Chargers With Dual USB-C Ports Now Available to Order

Apple’s New 35W Chargers With Dual USB-C Ports Now Available to Order

Apple at WWDC 2022 introduced new 35W power adapters with dual USB-C ports, and they are now available to order, as spotted by 9to5Mac. The adapters come in standard or compact sizes, with both priced at $59 in the United States. The compact version of the adapter will already be included in the box with …

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