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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....

UGREEN VGA Cable

A Complete Guide to VGA: What You Need to Know

VGA is short for Video Graphics Array. It is a standard for video output that uses analog signals rather than digital signals. VGA connectors have 15 pins that each contribute to how the colors blend on the screen. The VGA standard was first introduced in 1987. IBM originally designed the standard for 640x480 displays. VGA connections use a 16 color system. This was revolutionary at the time an....

the future of foldable phones

Are Foldable Phones the Future?

Since the Royole FlexPai’s release at the beginning of 2018, the smartphone market has changed completely. Foldable phones are taking over the smartphone market. Every major smartphone brand either has a foldable phone or will be releasing one in 2021. Most people didn’t notice Royole Flexpai’s 2018 release. On the other hand, people noticed the original Samsung Galaxy Fold for all the wron....

Aluminum material

Why Is Aluminum Widely Used in the Electronics Industry

People usually think about how fast devices are and what they can do. However, they don’t think much about what goes into making them. Today, aluminum is one of the most prominent materials in electronic devices. It’s present in smartphones, laptops, and peripheral accessories. Nokia and HTC were the first cell phone manufacturers to engineer aluminum handsets. Yet, Apple made aluminum accessor....

Power Bank

How Do Power Banks Work? Construction, Usage, and More

These days our lives are dominated by our favorite electronic devices, but users often find that their technology runs out of power before they’ve finished using it. One result of this is a booming market for portable chargers, also known as power banks. But how does a power bank work? What’s the science behind what seems like a simple but life-saving gadget? How Do Batteries Work? Power ....

power bank introduction

What is a Power Bank? the Basics of Portable Charger

If you own a phone, tablet, laptop, Bluetooth speaker, or indeed any other type of portable electronic device, chances are that at some point you have faced the ultimate 21st-century nightmare: Running out of power! There’s not always an easy way to charge on the go and often you’ll be out with no sockets available. Fortunately, there’s an ingenious solution to this very modern inconvenienc....

2021 Q1 flagship phones

Roundup for New Flagship Phones in Q1 2021

Smartphone Market Watch in Q1 2021 After a 10.5% decline in smartphone purchases in 2020 due to COVID-19, Gartner expects worldwide smartphone purchases to increase 11% in 2021. The most significant increases in sales are expected in the Latin American markets and Asian-Pacific markets. Gartner also expects 5G phone sales to constitute 35% of all worldwide smartphone sales and a number of major c....

TWS-Latency

Low Latency 101: Understanding Bluetooth Earbuds’ Latency

We've all experienced it: You're happily watching videos on your phone or laptop when you start to notice something is off. Something you can’t quite put your finger on. Eventually, you realize that your film or TV show has taken on the quality of a badly dubbed 1970's kung-fu flick. There’s a jarring mismatch between the movement of the characters’ lips and the sounds that are playing through you....

TF Card vs SD Card

TF Card vs. SD Card: What’s the Difference?

Experts predict the data storage industry's worth will reach 4.2 billion dollars by 2026. Think about all your work documents and the number of family photos stored on your electronics. Before you know it, you'll be looking for ways to increase your storage. SD cards, CompactFlash cards, Multimedia Cards, TF cards—these are just a few of the different types of memory cards on the market. Most t....

UGREEN USB-C Hub

USB-C Hub Price Differences, Explained.

It's a familiar story: you go to plug in a USB device to your new laptop only to find that technology has passed you by once again, and the familiar USB 3.0 ports have been replaced with sleek new USB-C ones that provide several new benefits. You'll need a USB-C hub, which allows you to quickly and easily plug in many different devices to your MacBook. Prices for a USB-C hub can vary, and many ....

Apple Event 2021

Apple’s Spring Event 2021: New iPad, TV, AirTags, and More

If you keep track of all things tech, you'll know that Apple's events come with big product announcements. Read on for a breakdown of the rumors, speculations, and possibilities of Apple's Spring event. A Brief History of Apple Events As a company, Apple is unashamedly unorthodox. It should come as no surprise that the Silicon Valley giant has an approach to events and product launches that’s di....

TWS Driver Explanation

The Bigger, the Better? TWS Dynamic Drivers Explained

If you are the kind of shopper that likes to do your research, kudos! Knowledge is power, after all. If you also happen to be in the market for TWS (True Wireless Stereo) earphones, in doing that research you will have heard one term over and over again: “driver” - normally along with the size of said driver. But what are drivers, exactly? How do they work? And is their size as important as we ....