Tag Archive: Cable


Google’s making a smart headphone cable that can control your music

Right now, it’s just a prototype.

Google Smart Braid Fiber Optics

What you need to know The helical sensing matrix (HSM) using E-textiles are currently in the prototype phase. Interactions can be done via pinching, sliding, twisting, and other ways to control various devices and programs Fiber optic strands can be woven into the fabric to give visual feedback through light.

Google has been experimenting with fabrics for a while  [Read More…]

Oculus Link now works with the cable that comes with your Oculus Quest

You’ll no longer need to buy an additional cable just to play PC VR games with your Oculus Quest.

What you need to know Oculus Software update v17 enables USB 2.0 cables to work with Oculus Link. The 3 meter USB Type-C charging cable that’s included with every Oculus Quest can now work as an Oculus Link cable. Not all motherboards will support the new connectivity, so your mileage may vary with compatibility.

For some months now,  [Read More…]

How to watch UFC 247 Prelims online & without cable

Your night of MMA won’t be complete without these four big fights preceding the Jones-Reyes PPV.

It’s time for the UFC to have another event, as UFC 247 takes center stage this weekend in Houston. While the main event is a Pay-Per-View, the UFC 247 Prelims are going to be available on a cable broadcast channel. However, that doesn’t mean that CordCutters are left outside the cage.

You can get the UFC 247 Prelims easily on a  [Read More…]

How to watch the NFL Playoffs Divisional round games online & without cable

After two overtime games in Wild Card weekend, fans hope for more thrilling gridiron action.

The NFL Playoffs kicked off with an amazing Wild Card round last weekend. We saw two overtime games, and a major upset of the mighty Patriots that came down to the final seconds. Now the road to the Super Bowl next moves to the Divisional Playoff round. Even if you have cut the cord, we’ve got all the information you’ll need to  [Read More…]

OnePlus rewards its customers with the Red Cable Club

Registrations will open soon.

What you need to know OnePlus has announced Red Cable Club membership for consumers in India. The free membership program is available to all OnePlus users and offers several exciting benefits. Some of the membership benefits include free 50GB cloud storage for 1 year, free 1-year extended warranty, 50% discount on battery replacement, and upgrade offers for all models.

OnePlus announced the OnePlus Care program for the Indian market in October this year,  [Read More…]

Use the Oculus Link cable to play Viveport Infinity games on a Quest

Now that HTC has released the Beta for Viveport Streaming, headsets such as the Oculus Quest are now able to stream VR content from the Viveport Infinity store by using the Oculus Link cable. Quest owners will have access to hundreds of incredible games through the program. This step-by-step guide will help you set up your Oculus Quest to play games through the Viveport Infinity store.

Products used in this guide VR without external sensors: Oculus Quest (Starting  [Read More…]

Google-funded undersea cable to Hong Kong might be blocked by the U.S.

Facebook is also funding construction of the cable.

What you need to know The U.S. is considering blocking an undersea cable between Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Google and Facebook are both funding the 8,000 mile-long data cable. Neither company has responded to the situation.

Underwater across the Pacific Ocean, there’s something being built called the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) that connects Los Angeles to Hong Kong.

The cable is 8,000 miles long and is funded  [Read More…]

This $28 smart charging cable knows when your phone is fully charged

Everyone uses their phone, but for some of us, our phones are our lifeline because they allow us to respond to urgent business calls and emails. Thus, many of us obsessively maintain a full charge on our phone. However, our phones aren’t meant to be at 100% battery all day, and maintaining a maximum charge is detrimental to their long-term battery life. That’s why you need a charging cable that will prolong your battery health, and this $  [Read More…]

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

  [Read More…]

Take this discounted Bagsmart Travel Cable Organizer on your next adventure

Amazon has this Bagsmart Travel Cable Organizer on sale for $ 18.69. Usually it would cost you $ 26. This price is the lowest in its history.

Pack it in Bagsmart Travel Cable Organizer

No matter what you’re organizing, this handy travel accessory will help you get your stuff together.

$ 18.69 $ 26 $ 7 Off

See at Amazon

This water-repellent nylon bag has foam inside to protect your gear. The double-zipper opening and top handle  [Read More…]