MINIX NEO C Plus adapter supports dual display
Published in PC Hardware

Expand MacPro or PC

Notebooks today have less and less ports as they tend to be very slim but most of the machines including MacBook pro or Dell XPS 13 come with Type C USB that enables a lot of expansion. Minix Neo C Plus is a new adapter hub that brings two HDMI ports enabling 4K 30 Hz each.

Plextor introduces EX-1 external SSD with USB Type-C
Published in News

550MB/s reads, 500MB/s writes

Yesterday,  Plextor announced its next-generation ultraportable external solid state disk drives featuring USB Type-C Gen II ports, the Plextor EX-1 series.

New MacBooks are around the corner
Published in News
Monday, 24 October 2016 19:41

New MacBooks are around the corner

CPU upgrade

Apple is preparing to launch its updated versions of MacBooks and a new USB Type-C MagSafe-like charging, new CPUs and an OLED touch are the loudest of rumors. 

Intel cheers the USB Type-C
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 12:07

Intel cheers the USB Type-C

Backing Apple

While users and the rest of the world think Apple’s move to kill off the headphone jack is a bad idea, Intel is cheering a general move to a more mobile  USB Type-C.

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors
Published in AI
Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:12

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors

Costs too much

While USB Type-C is catching on among the mobile markets, PC makers can’t see the point because of the cost.

Intel strikes lucky with Thunderbolt at last
Published in Network

Thanks to USB type C

After years of Intel failing to convincing people that Thunderbolt has a use, the tech finally appears to be taking off.

Seagate launches world's first USB-C powered 8TB external HDD
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Available later this month for $349

On Wednesday, Seagate announced Innov8, the world’s first power adapter-less USB 3.1 Type-C external hard drive for desktops. The drive is available in an 8TB storage capacity and does not require any power cable to operate, using only a single USB Type-C connector as a source of both power and data.

USB Type-C reviewer fries Chromebook with bad cable
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Thick, braided cables can be very misleading

It appears that USB 3.1 Type-C cables can come in all colors, sizes, and varying degrees of quality control, as recently noted by Google engineer Benson Leung in his latest review that resulted in permanent damage to his Chromebook laptop.

Dell Venue 8 refresh comes soon
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 11 September 2015 10:28

Dell Venue 8 refresh comes soon

Packs Atom X5 8500 and Full HD screen

Dell Venue 8 family of tablets has been one of the more interesting offerings since it was launched, two years ago. Now Dell is about to launch the updated Venue 8 5000 and it looks like a winner.

Nokia N1 tablet has USB Type C and Intel inside
Published in PC Hardware

Thin, very reminiscent of iPad mini

Nokia created a lot of buzz when it announced its N1 tablet in late 2014. The tablet looked well designed and Nokia promised a price under $250.