USB Type-C

USB-C Cable UGREEN

The Complete Guide to USB Type-C

Nearly every phone or laptop comes with a USB-C port these days. The popular connector is creating waves in the electronics world and is steadily wiping out other port types.In fact, the European Commission is seeking to implement a law that’ll compel phone manufacturers, including Apple, to adopt USB Type-C as the standard port by 2024. If you’re yet to wrap your head around USB-C, this ....

Power Delivery (PD) 3. UGREEN

PD 3.1: The Next Generation of Chargers

Each year technology progresses, but the way it progresses is different every year. Next year will be the year of the chargers. These improvements to charging are largely thanks to the increased adoption of GaN chips and the new PD (Power Delivery) 3.1 standards. This article will outline how chargers have evolved, what PD 3.1 is, and advancements are in store for the next two to three years. ....

USB-C vs Lightning Cable

USB-C vs. Lightning Port: What’s the Difference?

In this article, we will compare the two dominant charging ports on the market: USB-C vs. Lightning. Last month, the European Commission proposed USB-C as a standard port for all electronic devices. Its aim is to prevent e-waste and consumer inconvenience. But, Apple - which uses the Lightning port on its iPhone - pushed back. Now, the decision is up in the air. So, which port is better? Let....

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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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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 ....

USB-C charging efficiency

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....

thunderbolt 3 vs 4

Thunderbolt 4: Everything You Need To Know

It has been almost 10 years since the Thunderbolt hardware interface first showed up on a MacBook Pro thanks to Intel and Apple. Fast forward to July 2020, the fourth entry of the thunderbolt interface, Thunderbolt 4 was finally released. However, from the surface Thunderbolt 4 may not seem so much different from its predecessor, Thunderbolt 3. Therefore, in this article, we will take an in....

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USB-C Charger 101: All You Need to Know

USB or “Universal Serial Bus” is the most renowned standard for charging devices in the world There have been numerous variations in the form factor of USB to adapt to the changing technological requirements. Popular models include the USB-A, USB-B, and micro-USB. Among these varied USB connector styles is the USB-C. It was a unique re-invention of the USB. The idea for the USB-C connector was ....

UGREEN USB4

What Is USB4 and What Benefits Does It Offer

The next generation of data transfer is here: USB4. That’s right! USB4 with no space, the clever marketers in charge of that decision have outdone themselves. While USB4 was announced in 2019, progress on creating compatible devices has been slow. Like everything else in 2020, manufacturers were affected by the pandemic and few devices have been made so far. But, devices are being made! Keep....

USB Basics

USB Basics: Types, Speed and Why It Is So Popular

USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. USB standards are like blueprints that companies use to make cables and connectors. A unified standard ensures that your devices communicate easily. It doesn't matter which company made your devices. USB cables were first introduced in 1996. At that time, you could not expect any old keyboard to work for your computer. So, a group of technology and electroni....

New iPad Hub

How To Choose The Best USB-C Hub For Your iPad

The new iPad Pros were unveiled at Apple’s Spring Loaded event in April, and it was worth the wait. Incorporating a powerful M1 chip, a new Liquid Retina XDR display (if you go for the 12.9-inch model), 5G connectivity, and a massive 2TB of storage, this is a tablet that can be at the heart of your work and entertainment. But there’s a catch. Apple has gone with a bold design choice: A single U....

Ugreen Type-C Adapter

UGREEN 10-in-1 USB-C Hub Review | Bloha

Find out a deep review of a 10 in 1 USB C Hub which supports 1Gb Ethernet. The hub contains 3 ports of USB-A (3.0), HDMI, VGA, RJ45 (Ethernet), USB-C input, USB-C output, slots for SD and microSD, 3.5mm audio. The data transfer rate of the 10 in 1 USB C Hub is up to 5Gbps. Supporting of 100W charging. Moreover, it looks like a beautiful and aesthetic device. Check the bloha's full review he....

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USB-C Hub FAQ: 7 Most Asked Basic Questions

Modern laptop designs have come a long way from even a few years ago. The latest models are smaller and lighter than ever. The one disadvantage to the more streamlined designs is that there’s less space for ports. Where you could have had four or more USB ports on laptops a few years ago, there’s not enough space in many current models. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to add more ports to your ....

Thunderbolt 4

What is Thunderbolt and How It Works? [Here’s the Answer]

Apple reported massive record-breaking earnings in the fourth quarter of 2020, a record $9 billion in revenue, which pushed Apple to have earned an astounding $28.9 billion in revenue for 2020! The latest M1 MacBook Air and Pro are to thank for their high sales. These notebooks brought lots of innovation and significant port upgrades compared to their predecessors. The two ports come with Thund....

USB 3.1 vs 3.0 vs USB-C

USB 3.1 vs 3.0 vs USB-C: What’s the Difference

Many of us have heard the tale of plugging in a USB device the “wrong” way round, only to flip it over twice before it plugs in. The plug itself is so universal, everybody these days knows what it is, and computers are requiring more and more of thesusbe connections. But did you know there are multiple different types? Not everybody is aware of the differences between these ports. If you are on....

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What Are the KEY Benefits of USB Type-C Port?

Did you replace your 5-year-old Android phone with the latest Samsung flagship model? Then you probably noticed that the charger, particularly the cable looks very much different from the old charging cable that came with older smartphones.us If it’s your first time to encounter that “particular” cable, then what you’re looking at is the USB Type-C connector. This is a connector that delivers p....