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It’s 2018 and USB Type-C is still a mess

USB Type-C was billed as the one-stop solution for all our future cable needs, but cable compatibility and a growing feature set have made the standard overly complex and unwieldy.
by Robert Triggs1 week ago

Best USB Type-C cables

We are probably seeing the last generation of micro-USB Android smartphones. The hot new USB Type-C standard is here to stay, and these are our favorite cables.
by Edgar CervantesMarch 1, 2018

You’re playing with fire if you sideload Essential Phone updates with the included cable

Essential announced on Twitter that the Essential Phone's included USB Type-C cable isn't intended for data transferring.
by Williams PelegrinJanuary 22, 2018

Best USB Type-C portable battery chargers

As more devices adopt the USB Type-C format, we will see more products that offer support. Here are some of the best USB-C battery chargers.
by Christopher LoranDecember 24, 2017
 
 

Why having no headphone jack is a good idea

The day when the headphone jack disappears may be sad for some, but lead tech writer Rob sees a beautiful USB future for audiophiles.
by Robert TriggsOctober 14, 2017

USB Power Delivery explained

More smartphones and other electronics products are supporting USB Power Delivery for fast charging. Here's everything you need to know about the standard.
by Robert TriggsOctober 11, 2017

Why are some OEMs still shipping phones with micro USB?

USB-C is definitely the future and it's quickly becoming the present... so why do so many manufacturers still rely on Micro USB?
by Adam SinickiAugust 29, 2017

Android 6.0 Marshmallow features

Plenty of new features and capabilities have been introduced with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and our goal is to tell you all about the hottest new goodies in this post. Shall we get started?
by Edgar CervantesJune 14, 2017

5 flagship features mid-range phones need in 2017

Mid-range smartphones could do with a shot in the arm in 2017, so here's a list of features we want to see from manufacturers this year.
by Robert TriggsJanuary 11, 2017

Google could ban third-party fast charging hardware in upcoming Android phones

Google updated one of its Android hardware requirement documents, stating that it could require USB Type-C phones to stick with standard charging specs.
by John CallahamNovember 8, 2016
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