Tag Archive: Adapter


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

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Charge your gear all over the world with this $16 adapter

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a way to charge your phones and computers no matter where in the world you travel!

Traveling out of the U.S. and still want to charge your phones and tablets? Amazon’s Gold Box deal of the day has the Poweradd international travel adapter kit for $ 18.99. Normally this kit hovers around $ 26. Today’s deal is the lowest price in almost a year.

This adapter kit  [Read More…]

How to find a USB-C adapter for your Gear VR

Finding the right adapter is easier than you think.

Having a Gear VR means that you have portable VR right at your fingertips, so long as your phone has enough juice to get the job done. What happens when you upgrade your phone, and it requires a new type of adapter though? That’s the question plenty of people who have upgraded to a Galaxy S8 have been asking, and we’ve got answers. All you need to do  [Read More…]

Grab a Micro-USB to USB-C adapter for just $8 today

If you recently switched to a phone that charges over USB-C you may have a lot of Micro-USB cables laying around that are now useless. This handy adapter from Amzer will make all of those cables useful again, and right now you can pick one up for just $ 8.

Twist crams most of the world into a single charging adapter

An all-in-one travel charger for your mobile tech.

Travelling to another country and realizing that single travel charger you brought isn’t nearly enough for your phone and watch and tablet may be the ultimate First World Problem to some, but the truth is travelling with multiple international chargers quickly fills your travel bag. UK chargers are much larger than US chargers, for example, and the adapters don’t help a ton.

Twist is an interesting new solution  [Read More…]

HTC offering free USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter to all Bolt buyers

The second best option is still pretty good.

The HTC Bolt is a pretty great phone, but the Sprint exclusive has one pretty major omission — one increasingly common these days — in the lack of a headphone jack. Worse, unlike the iPhone 7 and Moto Z, two other phones lacking in that ubiquitous circular port, the Bolt doesn’t come with a headphone adapter in the box.

Thankfully, HTC has seen the error in its ways  [Read More…]

Today’s best tech deals: LG Android smartphone $30, $10 smartphone lens adapter for fisheye pics

Happy Friday! There are quite a few great deals to be had today and most run through the weekend as well. Amazon is running a sweet sale on the LG Destiny Android smartphone with triple minutes for just $ 29.99. This is great as an emergency or backup phone. J&L wireless headphones are an absolute bargain

This is the Moto Z’s USB-C headphone jack adapter

The Moto Z doesn’t have a 3.5mm headphone jack. But this little doohickey will take care of that for you.

One of the biggest stories from the announcement of the Moto Z at Lenovo’s TechWorld event in San Francisco back in June was that the phone does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack and instead relies on the USB-C port to pump out audio. Most folks are in two camps on this. That’s either a nonstarter, or it’s not  [Read More…]

Replace your landline with this $35 Google Voice adapter and make free calls

This Google Voice adapter will allow you to ditch your landline and its cost, without losing the functionality. Right now, you can save $ 15 on the purchase, dropping the adapter from ObiHai down to just $ 35. Getting set up with it is quite simple: all you need to do is purchase the adapter and walk through the setup process at OBiTALK.com.

Some of the reasons you will love this adapter include:

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Chromecast Audio RCA and optical adapter cables launch on Google Store

The Chromecast Audio comes with a 3.5mm cable to connect to your speakers, but some speakers require an RCA or an optical cable. The Chromecast Audio doesn’t come with such connections, but universal adapters are available to make it work. In fact, those adapters are quite cheap.

Google decided to release official cables for the Chromecast audio so you can use the device with RCA and optical speaker systems. This is great, as first party cables are often quite  [Read More…]