Type-C USB

Some newer laptops like Apple's latest MacBook Pro use a USB-C port for both charging and connecting to accessories. But without USB TYPE-A connectors (which I guess is what we're supposed to call the "old" style USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors), how do you charge your iPhone, Nexus 6P or other USB-A devices? SCOSCHE comes… Read More

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Since switching to the Nexus 6P last fall, I've gone from charging with the included Type-C cable, to charging wirelessly using a Qi wireless patch from Astore. The wireless patch worked fine and allowed me to use my existing Qi chargers, but left the Type-C port on the phone unusable and a little plastic bump… Read More

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I had just purchased a Nexus 5x which incorporates the new USB-C connector for charging and I was looking for a spare cable.  Luckily I was offered the opportunity to check out the AluCable and figured that I'd scored a simple review and could crank out a couple of sentences and then I'd be done.  It… Read More

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If you recently purchased a new laptop, it probably came with the new industry standard USB-C port. This port will eventually replace all older USB ports and you'll find Macs, PCs, and mobile devices alike using them - hooray for standardization! Ah, but since upgrading, perhaps you may have left behind a magnetic cable that… Read More

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I've been enjoying my Nexus 6P for a few months now, but I still miss the convenience of wireless charging. During the day it's no big deal to plug in a cable, but at night I just set the phone next to me on the night stand so that I can easy pick it up… Read More

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Are you the owner of a shiny new 2015 Apple MacBook with the USB Type-C port? As you're building up your collection of USB Type-C accessories, the USB 3.1 Type-C to SATA Combo Adapter from Brando is a handy device that you might want to consider adding to your gadget toolbox. Although flash storage is… Read More

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The Type-C USB flash memory drive from Patriot has been designed for computers that feature a Type-C USB port like Apple's new MacBook. Whether you hate the idea of a laptop with just one port or love it, you have to admit that it will be a hassle to use an adapter every time you… Read More

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