Tag Archive: Adapter


Aukey’s 2-in-1 USB-C cable features a USB-A adapter for $4

One cable for all of your devices.

There are tons of USB-C cables on the market, but hardly any of them are as capable as Aukey’s 2-in-1 option. It’s a USB-C cable that features a separate USB-A connector attached, and right now it’s available for just $ 3.95 with the promo code YJSCF47V.

This cable is cable of charging your USB-C devices at up to 3A, while boasting data transfer speeds up to 480Mbps. Its connected USB-A  [Read More…]

This HDMI adapter lets you play vintage PlayStations on modern televisions

You don’t need complicated set-ups with dozens of cables to get your vintage PlayStations running on modern televisions.

Older consoles weren’t exactly built with the future in mind—at least, not decades ahead—so it comes as no surprise that as technology advanced, these systems were left in the dust. Vintage PlayStations just aren’t natively compatible with modern televisions through HDMI, but that’s where adapters come in.

Previously, you’d need to use a convoluted set-up with multiple cords to  [Read More…]

Best AC Adapter for PlayStation Classic

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The Anker Dual USB Wall Charger provides not one, but two capable USB ports for powering the PlayStation Classic. That means you can have your game going and maybe even charge your smartphone at the  [Read More…]

Why doesn’t PlayStation Classic come with an AC adapter?

Best answer: The PlayStation classic doesn’t have an AC adapter to keep the cost of the console down. It’s really the only thing to cut.

Best Buy Pre-order: PlayStation Classic ($ 99)

They need to keep the price below $ 99

The PlayStation Console is a beautiful thing. With 20 built-in games, two controllers, and a console that’s 45 percent smaller than the original, it’s a retro money-making machine. But to actually compete with Nintendo’s SNES  [Read More…]

The $100 Automatic Pro OBD-II car adapter can track your car and diagnose problems

Real-time diagnostics and easy solutions.

The Automatic Pro real-time car tracking Connected Car OBD-II adapter has dropped to $ 99.99 on Amazon. This is its lowest price ever outside of Prime Day and Black Friday events. We have seen it hit $ 110 a couple of times, but this is the first drop to $ 100.

If you have a car that’s newer than the mid-90s, you most likely have an OBD-II port in it. You can  [Read More…]

Don’t buy a USB-C adapter that lets you use headphones and charge at the same time

A 2-in-1 adapter could let you listen while you charge if only your phone was built that way.

When the Pixel 2 was first introduced there was an uproar about removing the headphone jack. Much of it was centered around a very real dilemma — you can’t listen to music through wired headphones and charge your phone at the same time.

Those fears were slightly abated when we saw an adapter from Moshi in the Google Store  [Read More…]

Is there a single USB-C headphone adapter that works with all phones?

Part of what we do here is to look at all sorts of accessories you might want to use with your phone. Cases, screen protectors, headphones, you name it and we try to look and recommend a product so you know if you’re getting your money’s worth. Since the 3.5mm headphone jack is fading away (yes, Samsung will do it too, once it’s more affordable) that also means we need to look at USB Type C headphones and  [Read More…]

Add a HDMI port to your new Chromebook with this $17 Anker adapter

Anker’s USB-C to HDMI adapter is only $ 16.79 with code ANKER836. It’s $ 24 without the code and has not had a direct price drop from that price in many, many months.

In The Wirecutter‘s roundup of the best USB-C adapters, they consider this one the best for anyone who wants to hook up a modern USB-C only laptop to an HDMI monitor or high-definition TV. Not only does this tiny adapter have a solid build quality  [Read More…]

Charge your phone in over 150 countries with the Omnia TA502 Travel Adapter

Are you an international jetsetter, always boarding planes? If you’re a traveler, you don’t have time to concern yourself with particular charging standards. You need chargers that will work no matter the country and/or standard, but you find yourself always grabbing American chargers when you need international ones. Blame your down time for the charger […]

Google’s Pixel 2 headphone adapter costs $20, and a part of your soul

Wait. What. Why.

Good news, everyone! The Pixel 2 (and Pixel 2 XL) don’t have a headphone jack. Instead, you’ll use USB-C.

Oh. You wanted a headphone jack. OK, well GOOD NEWS, EVERYONE! There’s a 3.5mm to USB-C adapter in the box.

Just don’t lose it, because a new one costs $ 20 from Google.

Enjoy the future, folks.

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 + Pixel 2 XL are official Google  [Read More…]