Tag Archive: USBC


Best alternative USB-C headphones for Google Pixel 3

Google bundles a pair of USB-C earbuds in the box with every Pixel 3 and 3 XL purchase, and the sound quality on offer is pretty decent, all things considered. However, if you’re looking for something with a bit more oomph, there are a few options around.

Perfect for Pixels Libratone Q Adapt

Libratone’s Q Adapt are the best option right now if you’re looking for USB-C earbuds. The earbuds are designed for the Pixel, they’re rated IPX4  [Read More…]

Add powerful functions to your USB-C port with the $30 Anker 3-in-1 hub

Nothing you can’t do.

Anker’s 3-in-1 USB-C hub with Power Delivery is down to $ 29.99 with code ANKERCC8 on Amazon. That price is $ 10 off what it normally goes for, and we’ve never seen it drop this low directly.

Plug this adapter into the USB-C port on your MacBook, Chromebook, Dell XPS, or other device and you’ve got three new functions to work with. The hub adds a USB-C port with 60W Power Delivery and  [Read More…]

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…]

Add a USB-A and USB-C port to your wall receptacles for just $21

These are must haves!

Using coupon code TYWIRE20 during checkout at Amazon drops the price of this TopGreener USB outlet wall receptacle down to just $ 20.92. It normally sells for just over $ 26, and this discount is one of the best we’ve ever tracked on this. It replaces your standard wall receptacle with two AC plugs and two USB ports, one of which is USB-A and the other is USB-C. It offers a total output  [Read More…]

Acer’s $349 Chromebook 514 has USB-C charging, Gorilla Glass trackpad

This marks a nice step up from the entry level.

Acer is expanding its Chromebook range with a new model, the Chromebook 514. The new model keeps things inexpensive while adding some nice-to-have hardware features that will separate it from the plastic bargain machines so often associated with the Chromebook name.

There isn’t anything particularly revolutionary in terms of the Chromebook 514’s overall design, but Acer is focusing on the fact that this is a 14-inch screen  [Read More…]

New leaked images of Pixel 3 XL reveal USB-C headphones in box (Update: Video unboxing!)

Update (10:15 AM): We’re not getting a hands-on video unboxing of the Pixel 3 XL. This comes to us via Reddit. As many commenters point out, the big notch we’ve seen in previously leaked photos appears to be large and in charge at the top of the device. We also see a pretty hefty chin too, leaving us to wonder why exactly we’re getting a notch and a chin.

What do you think of the Pixel 3 XL? Hit the comment  [Read More…]

How to use Samsung DeX from a regular USB-C hub

Don’t spend money you don’t have to.

While it may not be the main attraction of the Galaxy series, Samsung’s DeX is a great way to expand your phone onto a full desktop interface. These are still the same mobile apps you know and (hopefully) love, but on a bigger screen. That sounds awful on paper, but each app gets its own window, there’s a Windows-like desktop launcher you can fill with icons, and there’s a taskbar  [Read More…]

AUKEY USB-C Hub review: A travel-ready Chromebook hub that won’t break the bank

This lightweight USB-C hub is a bit rough around the edges, but it gets me connected and productive with little fuss.

My Google Pixelbook makes me very, very happy almost all the time, except when I need to use it with my wired mouse and keyboard or plug in external storage to salvage media off a misbehaving SD card.

Since the Google Pixelbook only sports 2 USB-C ports, so if you want to plug in basically anything  [Read More…]

This $11 Anker cable has built-in Micro-USB, USB-C, and Lightning connectors

For those who just can’t commit to a device.

You can never have too many charging cables, especially when they come with three different charging connectors. Right now, you can pick up Anker’s PowerLine II 3-in-1 cable for just $ 11.24 when you checkout using coupon code ANKER436. It normally sells for around $ 15, and this is the first time the cable has been discounted since its release just a few weeks ago.

The cable itself  [Read More…]

Add Aukey’s 20000mAh Quick Charge 3.0 battery pack with USB-C to your bag for $33

Put all this power in your bag!

Aukey is offering its 20000mAh portable USB-C battery pack for just $ 33.29 when you check out using coupon code AUKEYB07 at Amazon. This battery pack normally retails for $ 45 and rarely drops from that price. It has support for Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0 and a max output of 5V at 3A on the USB-C port or 5V at 2.4A on the USB-A port. The USB-C port can be  [Read More…]