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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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Will Apple Use USB-C Port On iPhone?

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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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....

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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 ....

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Will Wireless Charging Take Over?

Some people feel like wireless charging is functionality that no one wants and it is a non-innovation being forced on the market. A commonly reported figure is that only 29% of people use a wireless charger. This number is very low, particularly since the technology has been around for quite a long time. Still, the same market research group produced a report indicating that there was a 37% inc....

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HUAWEI’s Latest Product Launch Roundup

HUAWEI’s launch event on July 29th hosted by Richard Yu was insightful as we got to finally see the unveiling of devices such as the highly anticipated P50 series and the Harmony OS 2 operating system. The event featured some highlights such as showcasing the powerful camera capabilities of the P50 series cameras and much more as we will find out below. The Harmony OS 2 HUAWEI announced that the....

Steam Deck Vs Switch

Steam Deck Vs Switch: Trouble in the Blue Ocean?

In 2006, Nintendo announced the Wii and also declared they would be employing a “blue ocean” strategy moving forward. Simply put, Nintendo didn’t want to directly compete with Microsoft and Sony in the video game console market. Instead, Nintendo wanted to create their own market with a unique product. The Wii was objectively a success as the sales of the console outsold the Xbox 360 and the Pl....

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How to Upgrade Your Video Game Party

Wireless gaming has allowed people to connect with each other from all over the world. But everyone knows that video games are always better when you can see your friends’ tears in person. But, are you getting the most out of your gaming parties? In this article, we will recommend a few ways you could improve your gaming parties with your friends. Internet Connection There are two main optio....

IOS iPad OS 15 Full update

The Full Update on the Latest iOS/iPad OS 15

Remember at the latest WWDC we talked about the exciting new colorful iMac and the new iOS 15? Well, now it’s official. All Apple users can access the iOS 15 from Apple’s website. iOS 15 Whether you are an Apple fanatic or just happened to have an iPhone, iOS 15 is coming and it is going to change things. How much it changes depends on how you use your iPhone. If you talk to Siri, use FaceTime, ....

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What is Bitcoin? A Bitcoin Beginners’ Guide

Are you having a hard time wrapping your head around Bitcoin? You shouldn't be - not if you read this article to the very end. Here's a quick overview of what you'll find in this Bitcoin beginners' guide: What Bitcoin is How to get started with Bitcoin Blockchain and its relation to Bitcoin How a Bitcoin transaction occurs How Bitcoin works Where to get Bitcoin How to spend ....

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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....