Tag Archive: Cables


This discounted 3-pack of USB-C adapters brings new life to your old cables

Don’t ditch your old cables completely.

The transition from micro-USB to USB-C has been a pretty positive one for most, but that means that a lot of our old cables are no longer useful to charge our gadgets. Odds are you have tons of old cables laying around that you don’t want to get rid of, and luckily you don’t have to.

Right now you can pick up Aukey’s micro-USB to USB-C adapters for just $ 4.52  [Read More…]

Use this discounted 8-pack of Sugru to fix your frayed cables and more

Don’t throw it away, fix it!

Sugru’s 8-pack of moldable glue (black) is currently down to just $ 15.67, one of the best prices we’ve seen on it all year. This pack normally sells for closer to $ 22, and has only been more affordable than this a few times in the past, most recently around Black Friday of last year.

Sugru is a self-setting rubber which can form to the shape of your choosing to repair,  [Read More…]

Refresh your phone accessories with discounts on Anker cables, chargers and more

Keep your phone charged and protected throughout the school day.

This week only, Anker is offering various Back to School deals on smartphone accessories and tech that’ll be super helpful for those getting back in the groove of classes. You’ll need to use the code ANKERBTS during checkout to activate the deal for each item. Prices start as low as $ 5 on essentials like iPhone X cases, USB wall chargers, and charging cables, but you only  [Read More…]

Gear Up: Belkin USB Type C chargers and cables

If you have a newer smartphone or gadget, chances are it features a USB Type C charging port. It’s time to up your game and add a quality accessory; we recommend starting with these Belkin cables and chargers.

The post Gear Up: Belkin USB Type C chargers and cables appeared first on AndroidGuys.

What to look for when buying USB-C cables and adapters

Buying a cable shouldn’t be difficult. It doesn’t have to be if you follow these simple tips.

USB standards have a long history, and they’ve gone through plenty of changes since first implemented in 1996. The premise behind them is providing a way to standardize cables, connectors, communication, and power transfer between electronic devices. Those are some pretty high goals to reach, but the specifications do just that and the rest is up to the manufacturers of  [Read More…]

Get two 6-feet USB-C to USB-A Anker Powerline+ cables for just $9

Keep some spare cables around the house. Can’t hurt!

This 2-pack of Anker USB-C to USB-A 2.0 6-feet cables is down to $ 9.49 on Amazon. It normally sells around $ 12 and has never dropped this low through a direct price drop before.

It’s definitely worth pointing out that these are USB 2.0 cables, not the more modern 3.0. While that might mean some slower transfer speeds for whatever you use these for, they’re still high  [Read More…]

Score a free set of USB-C cables with the purchase of this $12 wireless charger

Here’s a combo you won’t want to miss.

RavPower currently has its fast wireless charger on sale for just $ 11.99 when you use a coupon code during checkout. To sweeten the deal a little more, the company is also bundling in a free set of Micro-USB cables or USB-C cables, depending on your preference. All you have to do is add the wireless charger and the cables of your choice to your cart, then enter the coupon code.  [Read More…]

Pick up two of these ultra-strong USB-C to USB-A charging cables from $11

Amazon has two-packs of Anker’s PowerLine+ USB-C to USB-A 2.0 cables discounted by up to 25% off currently. You can grab two 3ft cables in red or black for $ 10.49 when you enter promo code ANKB8265. If you would rather have two 6ft cables instead, use code B8266EDM to pick them up in red for just $ 12.79. Separately, just one of these cables would normally cost you around $ 10.

Anker’s PowerLine+ cable is beloved for  [Read More…]

These cheap adapters let you use your old Micro-USB cables with USB-C

They’re not expensive, but it would be a good idea for more companies to bundle a USB Type-C adapter in the box.

Unless you’re rocking a budget phone from Motorola, most companies have transitioned their device lineups from Micro-USB to USB-C. The change is ultimately good, both for charging speeds and convenience. But what about all those old Micro-USB cables you have in a drawer somewhere? Should you just throw them away? No, you need a USB  [Read More…]

Best Micro-USB Cables

Wherein we help you pick a great Micro-USB cable.

Whether you have a smartphone, tablet or wearable, odds are that you’ve got a Micro-USB cable (or three) laying around. They’re ubiquitous. Just in case you don’t, here are some of our favorites.

EZOPower Micro-USB cable ReTrak Premier Series Retractable Micro-USB cable Anker 10-foot Nylon Braided Micro-USB cable Anker PowerLine Micro-USB cable iXCC Micro-USB cable Rampow braided nylon Micro-USB cable

EZOPower Micro-USB cable

If  [Read More…]