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Why Your Phone Won’t Charge and How to Fix It

Plugging in your phone after a long busy day then realizing that it isn’t charging can cause panic. However, it is a common problem that can often be solved without the hassle of taking your phone to a technician. That is why in this blog we will go through some of the steps to rule out possible problems and hopefully get your phone back to charging again.   With that said, there are....

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5G 101: Benefits of 5G Technology Explained

5G, the newest generation of wireless technology, is expected to change how we live and work. It will be faster and capable of handling more connected devices than the current 4G LTE network. To some, 5G technology promises better cellular capabilities and enhanced broadband. To others, 5G holds the key to shaping the future of virtually every industry. From manufacturing plants maint....

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Electricity’s Journey to Your Phone

We charge our devices every day but most people don’t stop to consider how the electricity gets into your devices. You have probably never thought about it, but you might expect that it would be difficult to understand. This article will walk you through the journey electricity takes from the wall outlet to the charger, and ultimately to your phone or tablet. Wall Socket The first stop for e....

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Nerd Techy: Review of the UGREEN 100W GaN Fast Charger (Model 3C1A)

These days, it’s important to keep your electronics charged. The fact is, we rely on our devices for a lot of tasks, many of which are essential. Let’s say you work outside the home; if your phone doesn’t work, you’re out of the loop with your job. But there are other reasons you need to stay charged up, too. What if you want to order dinner, or check your bank account balance? What if you need to....

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USB-C Chargers: 5 Most Asked Basic Questions

Also known as Type-C, USB-C is a connector standard published by the USB-IF. USB-IF are the designers of the USB associated with established consumer electronics communities like Intel, Apple, Dell, etc. They designed the USB for universality and user friendliness. What Does a USB-C Charger Look Like? The USB-C cable head is smaller than ever before. Apart from the consistent oval shape, it almo....

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The 4 Best Fast Chargers for Your Next Trip

Nothing feels worse than the sinking feeling upon the realization that you have forgotten your phone charger or power bank when unpacking. We have all been there at some point as there is usually so much focus on other things that we end up forgetting to pack the most essential accessories. That being said, we have created simple packing guides that will come in handy when packing for your next....

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Apple Event Sept 2021 – iPhone 13, Watch 7, iPad, and More

The latest Apple Event just happened. The September 14th event delivered the news on the long-awaited iPhone 13 series of smartphones, iPad mini 6, and Apple Watch 7. However, the event failed to unveil Airpods 3 as expected. Here’s a quick summary of what was announced: The iPhone 13 lineup: Apple showed off the new line of iPhones—iPhone13, Pro, Mini, and Pro Max. They’re all upda....

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UGREEN Apple Watch Charger Review

The Gadgeteer is supported by readers like you! If you buy something through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Thank you!Learn more. REVIEW– I have a lot of phone chargers, but I only have one charger for my wife’s Apple Watch. When I saw this item I knew I needed it to go in our travel bag! What is it? The UGREEN Charger for Apple Watch is a portable charger designed ....

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What Should You Do to Protect Your Battery?

Rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are the most widely used batteries. Compared to other rechargeable batteries, they have a higher energy density, low self-discharge, and a higher cell voltage. Because of the better capabilities, Li-ion is taking over markets previously dominated by acid. However, unlike other types of batteries, Lithium-ion technology isn’t mature yet. Research is....

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Will Apple Use USB-C Port On Future iPhones?

With advancements in technology, USB-C has taken us even closer to having a truly standard universal connector. And with more windows and Mac devices featuring the interface, you can tell that it is here to stay. We have seen Apple transition several of its devices from the lighting connector, which has been prominent on iPhones since its debut in 2012, to USB-C including the iPad Pro, MacBook ....

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Best Back to School Gadgets for College Students

Students around the world are returning to university campuses and it is time to knuckle down and study hard. However, there are a number of gadgets that can help you maximize your studying efforts so you can spend more time enjoying your college experience. This article will show you what products would be useful for your trip back to school. Presentations and Mobility University student....

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Does the USB-C Charger Charge the Fastest?

Fast charge requires three things - a compatible device (phone, laptop, or tablet), a charger that supports USB fast charge, and a compatible cable. The cable will feature USB-C at least on the charger and either USB-C or Apple Lighting on the device end. In this post, we’ll cover the basics of fast charging and how USB-C 3.1 Power Delivery(PD) allows you to charge devices 2 to 4 times f....