Tag Archive: USBC


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

Anker’s charging cables are  [Read More…]

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 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…]

These $150 Bluetooth 5.0 headphones sport USB-C and a stylish look

Urbanears’ first over-the-ear headphones do a lot of things right.

Back in March, a company called Urbanears reached out to me and asked if I wanted to review its Plattan 2 Bluetooth headphones. I’d never heard of Urbanears before, but I accepted, tried the headphones out, and came away pleasantly surprised.

A few months later, Urbanears has returned with the Pampas — its first over-the-ear headphones that promise to deliver a premium experience for a fraction of  [Read More…]

Mophie adds USB-C input and output to 2019 powerstation battery packs

Mophie, makers of all things power-related, today announced an update to its powerstation line bringing USB-C to its portable battery packs. Available in four sizes — powerstation, powerstation mini, powerstation XL, and powerstation XXL — each features a dual-purpose USB-C that functions for both input and output, as well as additional USB-A ports for juicing up additional devices.

The updated Mophie powerstation line has a fabric finish that looks pretty smart but also means that it protects against  [Read More…]

Four your consideration: Satechi USB-C products for phones, tablets, and more

If you have a phone, tablet, or laptop from the last few years, the chances of it having a USB Type C port are very high. It’s the new standard in charging and connectivity and it’s flexible and powerful.

While most of the products we own tend to come with a standard, or generic charger, it sometimes pays to invest in something a little bit heftier or feature-rich. Satechi, a brand we’ve come to appreciate over the years, has a  [Read More…]

Anker’s tiny USB-C charger for $25 has the power to charge your laptop

Stay powered up!

The Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1 30W ultra-compact USB-C wall charger with Power Delivery is down to $ 25.49 on Amazon. This relatively new wall charger has been on Amazon for about three months but has never dropped from its usual $ 30 price before, so today’s deal is a brand new discount.

Gimme the Juice Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1 30W USB-C wall charger

It’s so tiny and adorable. But filled with the  [Read More…]

Which wireless headphones charge via USB-C?

Wireless headphones are great, and once you find a pair that works for you, you’ll never want to go back to the wired life ever again. The biggest difference with wireless headphones is that they need to be charged every now and then, and to make your life a whole lot easier, you’ll want to pick up a pair that charge via USB-C (the same connector that’s probably on your phone). Here are all of the best ones we were  [Read More…]

Upgrade your desk with LG’s 43-inch 4K USB-C monitor discounted to $499

High resolution.

BuyDig has the LG 43UD79B 43-inch 4K IPS monitor on sale for $ 499 with code SAVE150. As the code suggests, the monitor normally sells for $ 650. You can find it around that price at other retailers like B&H and Newegg.

Huge Screen LG 43UD79B 43-inch 4K IPS monitor

I mean, that’s just a ton of space for you to work with. Plus the 4K resolution and USB-C connectivity? Four HDMI ports? 10W Speakers?  [Read More…]

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.

USB-C to USB-C cables  [Read More…]