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This USB-C iPhone Rumor Is Too Much

A post by DigiTimes that’s making the rounds cites unnamed “sources at analog IC vendors” who say that Apple could be moving the iPhone and iPad to USB-C by 2019. That move would spell the gradual demise of Apple’s proprietary Lightning port, which was introduced in 2012 and has been the connector for basically every…Read […]

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Charge Your MacBook and Nintendo Switch at Full Speed With This Affordable Battery Pack 

USB-C Power Delivery battery packs are finally starting to become more common, and thus, more affordable. This one from Aukey packs in 26,500mAh of capacity, and can output up to 30W through its USB-C port, enough to charge a 12" MacBook or Nintendo Switch at full speed. That should be enough juice to keep you […]

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Save $22 On Anker’s New MacBook and Nintendo Switch-Compatible Charging Hub 

Anker’s PowerPort line of multi-port USB chargers are our readers’ favorites, and this model is one of the few that includes USB-C Power Delivery, which outputs up to 30W to power devices like the new MacBooks, or even a Nintendo Switch. You can save a whopping $22 today with promo code ANKER599, which brings this…Read […]

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Should You Purchase USB-C Headphones for Your Pixel 2?

The Pixel 2, like its competition, has ditched the headphone jack, opting to include a single USB-C port on its bottom. While it makes waterproofing the device much easier, it restricts the kinds of accessories you can connect to your smartphone. Specifically, every pair of headphones you have ever owned, along with…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Gifts for People Who Miss the Headphone Jack

Some people just don’t like change. Whether it’s an unwanted redesign of your favorite website, a new, healthier recipe from your snack food brand of choice, or a poorly considered decision from America’s most popular Cupertino-based smartphone manufacturer to remove a ubiquitous and egalitarian connection method,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Anker’s USB-C Battery Pack Is Perfect for the MacBook and Nintendo Switch, and It’s Never Been Cheaper

Anker’s reader-favorite PowerCore battery packs run the gamut from tiny tubes that fit into your pocket to massive blocks of energy that can power your devices for days at a time. Today’s deal focuses very clearly on the latter.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s The First Discount Ever On Anker’s Only USB-C Power Delivery Battery Pack [Exclusive]

Anker’s reader-favorite PowerCore battery packs run the gamut from tiny tubes that fit into your pocket to massive blocks of energy that can power your devices for days at a time. Today’s exclusive deal focuses very clearly on the latter.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Here’s The First Discount Ever On Anker’s Only USB-C Power Delivery Battery Pack [Exclusive]

Anker’s reader-favorite PowerCore battery packs run the gamut from tiny tubes that fit into your pocket to massive blocks of energy that can power your devices for days at a time. Today’s exclusive deal focuses very clearly on the latter.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Save $4 On One of the Best USB-C Cables You Can Buy

USB-C is eating the world, so it’s probably a good idea to invest in quality cables that will last. Anker’s PowerLine cables are our readers’ favorites, and the nylon-wrapped PowerLine+ models are even better. Get a USB 3.0 to USB-C 6' cable for $10 today, or about $4 less than usual.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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RIP USB: These Are Ports and Connectors to Care About in 2017

We hate to break it to you, but the traditional USB ports you’ve used to connect your cameras, controllers, and other gizmos for the past 20 years aren’t long for this world. The whole squad’s getting replaced by a few great alternatives, though they each come with their own pros and cons. If you’re thinking of…Read […]

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These Crowdfunded Nintendo Switch Docks Sure Look Like Rebranded USB-C Adapters

The Nintendo Switch seems like it could be the perfect portable gaming console—were it not for the bulky dock required to connect it to a TV. That’s why gamers have gotten excited about a pair of compact Switch HDMI adapters currently being crowdfunded, but you might be better off spending your money elsewhere.Read more… Continue […]

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Why the Hell Doesn’t the Surface Laptop Have a USB-C Charger?

Microsoft announced the Surface Laptop yesterday, and our first impressions of the device were great. It’s super thin, looks like a Macbook, and somehow manages to cost less. But there was one glaring weakness we couldn’t get over: It uses a proprietary charging cable rather than USB-C, the new standard that many…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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It Ain’t Heavy, It’s My Smartphone Dock

The following contest is scheduled for one fall. Making their way to the ring, weighing at least half a pound each: a bunch of smartphone docks.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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