Tag Archive: Cables


Best USB-C Cables for Android Auto

When it comes to plugging your smartphone into your Android Auto head unit, you want a cable that is more than just the one out of the box. The cable needs to be able to withstand bends, sudden removals, spills, and so much more. We have found some of the best USB-C cables that you can get for Android Auto.

Perfect option Anker Powerline+ USB C to USB A Cable

Staff Pick

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Best Compatible USB-C Cables for Raspberry Pi 4 in 2019

Electronics can be finicky. And that’s readily evident now that manufacturers are trying to use a standard “one size fits all” cable connector with USB C. The Raspberry Pi 4 isn’t immune, either: if you have one, you’ll want to make sure you have a cable that works when it comes time to power the board. We’ve put a list together, and you can rest assured that any of these will get you up and running without any head-scratching over  [Read More…]

The art of buying the right chargers and cables

With so many to choose from, it can be hard to find the right one. Here’s how.

Amazon Prime Day is right around the corner, and if you’re a lover of tech (or gardening, or tools, or home audio, or anything else) it’s like the best days of the year to spend money. While spending money is fun in its own right sometimes, it’s even more fun when the stuff you bought is the right stuff.

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The Raspberry Pi 4 isn’t compatible with some USB-C cables

A future revision will allow the use of electronically marked USB-C cables, but right now they won’t provide power.

The Raspberry Pi 4 is better than its predecessor in every way. One of those ways is power through a standard USB-C connector to allow for the extra bit of juice the beefier board needs compared to its older brother. There is a slight problem, though — electronically-marked cables, like the one used with MacBooks and other new  [Read More…]

Best 3-in-1 USB Cables in 2019

If you look around your desk or in your backpack, chances are you own devices that don’t all have the same charging port. The chances are even greater that you have a large number of cables that you carry with you that end up tangled up and taking up too much space. Thankfully, there are quite a few great options for 3-in-1 USB cables that will remove the need for additional cables while keeping your devices charged.

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Want a USB cable that does it all? Here are the best 2-in-1 cables

Our devices have become so versatile that they are practically an extension of us. However, the charging cables included don’t really meet all of the needs, especially if you own a myriad of other devices that may not have the same charging ports. If you want a USB cable that does it all, we have found the best 2-in-1 USB cables that money can buy.

One to rule them all Nomad Universal Cable USB-C

Staff Pick

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Remove cables with these great wireless headphones

In 2019, when smartphones are slowly but surely getting rid of the 3.5mm audio jack from smartphones and tablets, users are turning to wireless as the next viable option. Ironically, as the company that still retains the headphone jack in their flagship smartphones, Samsung currently builds the best truly wireless earbuds for Android devices. Our best overall pick is the Samsung Galaxy Buds for their superb battery life, wireless charging case, and excellent sound quality.

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These are the long USB-C cables you need on vacation

Ever been to Walt Disney World? If you have, you’ll start to notice a lot of digital leashes around mid-afternoon: adults and kids with long charging cables snaking from their backpacks to their constantly used phones in line. Whether you need to recharge your phone, power bank, headphones or your Chromebook, we’ve got some lengthy USB-C cables in two varieties: USB-C to USB-C and USB-C to USB-A, for whichever power bank or travel charger you use.

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Grab a pair of Anker’s durable USB-C cables on sale for $4 apiece

These affordable USB-C cables are suitable for both charging and data transfers.

Resorting to Walmart or Best Buy’s prices for a USB-C cable can set you back more than a few dollars if you’re looking for a dependable option. Over at Amazon however, you can normally find durable picks like Anker’s Powerline+ USB-C Fast Charging Cable at a great price. While it normally sells in a two-pack for only $ 9.99, using code ANKERB82 during checkout will drop its  [Read More…]

Ward off a dead device with discounted Aukey USB-C charging cables for $5

These well-reviewed charging cables by Aukey were built to last.

Before spending over $ 10 for a decent charging cable in a brick-and-mortar store, or a few bucks for a less-than-decent one which will soon stop working, you should consider picking up a couple of Aukey’s charging cables at Amazon instead. These well-reviewed cables are generally more affordable than those of similar quality at other retailers, and when they’re on sale, you can grab them at prices which beat  [Read More…]