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Apple is reportedly testing iPhones with USB-C

After years of rumors, Apple could finally be replacing its Lightning connector with a USB-C charging port on future iPhone models. We've heard rumors of this in the past, but things could really be moving forward as it's now being reported by Mark Gurman that Apple is currently testing USB-C ports in iPhones. The change is...

USB Type-C cables with support for 240W power delivery start to show up

USB Type-C is getting increasingly close to becoming a unified charging port for all your devices. After the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced the spec for USB Type-C 2.1 about a year ago, introducing support for 240W charging, cable manufacturer Club 3D has now listed the first cables supporting these new speeds on its website. Club...

Satechi’s new four-port USB charger can reach 165W

Satechi manufactures accessories for PCs and mobile devices, from chargers to dongles, most of which have a premium build quality. During last week's CES 2022 event, the company revealed a new powerful USB Type-C charger with four high-speed ports. It seems like the perfect charger for anyone who uses several devices with USB Power Delivery,...

These are the Best USB PD Fast Chargers for phones and laptops in 2021

Fast chargers are very useful in certain situations. If you’re ready to leave the house but your smartphone or laptop battery is low, a compatible fast charger will be able to add a decent amount of charge in a short period of time. While some device makers bundle a compatible fast charger in the box,...

How can I fast charge my phone & check if my phone supports it?

Fast charging is no longer limited to premium smartphones. The smartphone makers have started adding fast charge support in the budget as well as mid-range phones. But due to fragmentation in fast charge standards as well as the confusion around the overall fast charging process, consumers often wonder whether their phone can be fast-charged or...

New USB-C spec promises 240W charging for power-hungry gaming laptops

The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has announced version 2.1 of its USB-C specification, which more than doubles the power delivery capacity of the standard. The current USB-C standard that you find on thin-and-light notebooks these days is limited to 100W, so it isn't suitable for power-hungry gaming laptops with dedicated graphics cards. However, the new...

These are the best USB-C hubs you can buy in 2022

As laptops get thinner and lighter, one of the big sacrifices that's often made is in the ports. Many premium laptops nowadays only include USB-C ports and not much more than that. While we agree that USB-C is the future, relying on USB Type, HDMI, Ethernet, and others is still a reality for many of...

Fast Charging Explained: The slowest to the fastest Fast Charging technologies

Smartphones are getting smarter by the minute, and as a result, our smartphone usage is ballooning. This spike in smartphone usage has inspired companies to devise newer methods to improve battery backup. While making batteries bigger is the most obvious choice, the bulking it causes to a smartphone is also unavoidable. The next best alternative...

AUKEY made a wireless charging power bank that doubles as a phone stand

Power banks are a great accessory to have around. They can be super helpful when you find yourself in need of some extra battery life in a pinch. Being able to charge your phone without being tied to a wall outlet is very convenient. Power banks with wireless charging have removed the need to carry...

AUKEY PB-Y32 and PB-Y24 Power Bank Review – Portable Power for Big to Small

It feels a little weird to be reviewing power banks at a time when more people are staying home than ever. These are accessories that mainly exist for those times when you're out and about, not near a power outlet. But that's not the only time a power bank can be useful. I've been using...

New Samsung accessories include two 25W fast charging power banks and a 45W car charger

Tuesday was a big day for the tech world. Samsung Unpacked 2020 was a comprehensive event as Samsung launched the flagship Galaxy S20 series, the clamshell Galaxy Z Flip vertically foldable phone, and the Galaxy Buds+ wireless earbuds. The Galaxy S20 series consists, of the standard Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra. These...

Aukey debuts Omnia series chargers with up to 100W dual-port PD at CES 2020

Aukey has been in the charger business for a few years now, having carved its own space when it comes to wall chargers, multi-port charging docks, and power banks. At CES 2020, Aukey is launching its new Omnia series of Gallium Nitride-based wall chargers offering up to 100W charging through dual-port USB Power Delivery. Aukey's new...
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