USB Type-C is a mess
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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 10:28

USB Type-C is a mess


So much for being a cure for cancer

USB Type-C was billed as the solution for all our future cable needs, unifying power and data delivery with display and audio connectivity. However the standard has failed to live up to its promises despite wide adoption.

USB Type-C to hit the ground running next year
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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 16:31

USB Type-C to hit the ground running next year

This year is just the beginning

A report said that 60 million smartphones with USB Type-C ports will ship this year. But adoption will really take off from next year on.

Sharp announces Aquos Z2 smartphone in Taiwan market
Published in Mobiles


5.5-inch 1080p display with Helio X20 SoC

Yesterday Sharp announced a new second-generation Aquos Z2 smartphone for the Taiwan market. The device includes a 10-core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC, a 5.5-inch 1920x1080 display and 4GB of RAM, among other specifications.

MediaTek powered Chromebook after Christmas
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 09:47

MediaTek powered Chromebook after Christmas


A72 MT8173 2.0GHz with USB Type-C

MediaTek plans to start shipping its MT8173 tablets before the end of this month but it has also shared some plans to start shipping its first Chromebooks. 

USB C getting thumbs up from suppliers
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Tuesday, 14 April 2015 13:11

USB C getting thumbs up from suppliers


One cable to rule them, one cable to bind them

It seems that everyone is wanting to copy Apple in putting a USB Type-C port onto their hardware.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 13:11

New USB plug could rock your world

Meet the reversible USB Type-C plug