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Transform your Android device into a desktop computer with three USB 3.0 ports

on Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Posted in: Android related, News

I used to day dream about only needing one pocket sized device for all my communicating and computing needs. One device that would serve as my phone, my camera, my laptop and my desktop computer. That reality keeps getting closer because the hardware is already available with gadgets like the UNITEK Y-3068 USB 3.0 3-PortRead More…

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Connect 2 Android devices together for file sharing and battery sharing

on Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Android users are lucky because we have the ability to use OTG accessories with our devices. If you don’t know what OTG is, it stands for On The Go. Here’s an eWiki definition: USB On-The-Go, often abbreviated to USB OTG or just OTG, is a specification first used in late 2001, that allows USB devicesRead More…

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ADATA DashDrive Durable UD320 USB OTG flash drive review

on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Here’s another portable and relatively inexpensive way to expand the memory of your Android device. It’s the ADATA DashDrive Durable UD320 USB OTG flash drive, which comes in 16 and 32GB capacities. I was sent the 32GB version to test. Let’s see how it works.

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Gift ideas – Five accessories for the Nexus 7 user

on Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Need some ideas for the Nexus 7 user on your gift list? We’re here to help with five gadgets and accessories that will expand the tablet’s capabilities, add more file storage, turn it into a mini laptop and protect it from everyday wear and tear. Keep reading for more details.

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Fun with USB On-The-Go gadgets from Brando

on Monday, November 4th, 2013

If you own an Android device with OS version 3.1 or higher and haven’t heard of USB On-The-Go, then you have been missing out on a very useful feature. USB On-The-Go (often abbreviated to OTG) enables you to attach flash storage, mice and keyboards to your Android device through the micro USB port on theRead More…

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Leef Bridge USB Drive and Magnet USB 3.0 Drive review

on Friday, October 4th, 2013

The folks at Leef sent me two of their USB flash drives to try. What’s so exciting about a USB flash drive you ask? Well, the Leef Bridge allows you to easily move files from your PC or Mac, to your Android smartphone and visa versa, all without requiring WiFi, a network or any extraRead More…

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You’ll say OMG for Brando’s MicroUSB OTG 4-port hub

on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

If you think Brando’s MicroUSB OTG 3-port hub with smartphone stand which I reviewed recently is cool, you’re going to flip over the MicroUSB OTG 4-port hub also from Brando. It has one more port so that you can connect an extra USB gadget to your Android powered smartphone. Imagine connecting a regular USB keyboard,Read More…

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Brando MicroUSB OTG 3-Port Hub with Smartphone Stand review

on Saturday, July 20th, 2013

A true gadgeteer is always looking for ways to make their gadgets do more than they were originally intended. The MicroUSB OTG 3-Port Hub with Smartphone Stand from Brando is a $10 accessory that effectively turns your Android smartphone into a mini workstation by giving it 3 USB 2.0 ports. Laptops all over the world just gaspedRead More…

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Brando’s $10 Stand Hub gives your Android smartphone 3 OTG ports

on Sunday, July 14th, 2013

If you happen to own an OTG enabled Android smartphone like the Samsung Galaxy S3 or S4, this $10 OTG adapter from Brando will effectively turn your smartphone into a mini workstation. The Stand Hub has 3 OTG USB connections that can be used to connect a keyboard, mouse and a flash memory drive. ItRead More…