Choetech PD 61W USB -C mini charger
Published in Reviews
Wednesday, 07 October 2020 11:40

Choetech PD 61W USB -C mini charger


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 / $.

USB-C turned out to be a nightmare
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 17 September 2020 12:37

USB-C turned out to be a nightmare


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.

Raspberry PI 4 has a borked USB-C
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 13:02

Raspberry PI 4 has a borked USB-C


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.

PoE Texas launches the POE-USBC-Kit
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 11:01

PoE Texas launches the POE-USBC-Kit


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.

USB-C is half-baked claims Microsoft
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 14:03

USB-C is half-baked claims Microsoft


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.

iPhone will not get a USB-C connection
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 11:18

iPhone will not get a USB-C connection


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.

Google wants to outlaw proprietary USB-C fast-charging
Published in Mobiles


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.

Macbook pros hate iPhones
Published in AI
Friday, 28 October 2016 10:07

Macbook pros hate iPhones


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.

Galaxy Note 7 explodes
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 17:05

Galaxy Note 7 explodes


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.

VESA has introduces new DisplayPort standard
Published in Graphics


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.