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This $7 Aukey USB-C car charger features two USB-A ports and Quick Charge 3.0

Charge via USB-C or USB-A with this travel essential.

Right now, you can grab the Quick Charge 3.0 Aukey USB-C Car Charger for only $ 7.40 when you enter promo code 9KYM5X68 at checkout. That’ll take $ 13 off its current price.

This car charger can recognize your device and alter its power output for safe and efficient charging, allowing you to charge three device at once – two via USB-A and one via USB-C. There are  [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…]

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…]

Sony’s new flash drive features dual connectors for USB-C and full-sized USB-A

Sony has introduced a new portable flash drive that can be used with both traditional USB-A connectors, along with newer USB-C ports. This flexibility makes the new drive, the USM-CA1, a great tool for moving files from your older computer to a new Chromebook Pixel.

Sony says that the USM-CA1 features dual connectors to allow for wider compatiblity. The series comes in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB configurations, and support read speeds of up to 130MB/s.

You’ll  [Read More…]

Reminder: The Nexus 5X doesn’t come with a USB-A cable to use with your computer, car or external battery

We mentioned this first thing in our Nexus 5X unboxing, but it’s worth a big reminder now that more phones are hitting doorsteps: The phone comes with a USB-C to USB-C cable, which is used in conjunction with the wall charger, but that won’t do you much good for anything else right now. If you want to plug your Nexus 5X into a computer, or Android Auto, or an external battery, or an existing charger, you’re going  [Read More…]