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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-Port [...]

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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 devices [...]

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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. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size. [...]

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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. 1. Minisuit Nexus 7 (2013) [...]

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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 the [...]

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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 extra [...]

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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, [...]

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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 gasped [...]

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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. It [...]

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