Review: Affordable, small PD charger
The competition in the USB Type-C charging space is quite massive. Still, Choetech came up with a mini charger capable of delivering 61W via Power Delivery and decided to price it at just 22 Euro /UKP / $.
So much for simplicity
While USB-C was supposed to make life easier for consumers, and become pretty much common everywhere, the technology has become a mess of tangled standards.
Blowing a raspberry
You might want to leave off ordering the Raspberry Pi 4 for a while as they appear to have stuffed up the USB-C.
USB-C with PD and Power Over Ethernet
As many manufacturers including Apple, Google, and Samsung standardise on USB Type-C (USB-C) with the new Power Delivery (PD) protocol, CoolGear and PoE Texas have joined forces to combine USB-C with PD and Power Over Ethernet.
Not ready for the mainstream
When Microsoft unveiled the Surface Laptop last week, it surprised everyone by its lack of a USB Type-C port.
That would be helpful for Apple fanboys
The fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple is not going to follow the trend towards USB-C on its coming iPhone 8.
Everyone must use the same cables
Earlier last week, we wrote that 28W fast-charging has made its rounds into the smartphone market with companies such as Qualcomm and Huawei preparing new USB-C charging accessories to charge devices between 55 and 70 percent in under 30 minutes.
As iPhone friendly as a great white shark
The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple wants punters to waste $2,399 on a new MacBook Pro which has a design flaw which makes the gear as user friendly to iPhones as I am.
Tame Apple Press celebrates
There is nothing the Tame Apple Press loves more than when one of their favourite company’s rivals products catch fire. In this case a bloke in China’s Galaxy Note 7, caught fire and exploded and the way the story has been reported you would think there was something wrong with the product.
Version 1.4 brings in the USB-C connector
VESA has introduced version 1.4 of its DisplayPort standard which will bring in the features of the standard USB-C connector. It could mean that pretty soon we will only see USB-C ports on PCs and laptops.