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What Type of Phone Charger Do You Need? 

The market is saturated with different phone chargers, making it quite a challenge to choose the right charger for you. If you’re looking for a charger for your phone and have a problem narrowing down your options, this blog post will sort you out. We’ve even thrown in a couple of tidbits to help you buy a charger that suits your needs. Let’s get cracking! Understanding the Different Types ....

How to Pick the Right Charger

How to Pick the Right Charger for Your Smartphone

Choosing the right charger for your phone doesn’t have to be hard. That said, we’ll walk you through what you should look for in a charger in this post. We’ll discuss the following things and why they’re crucial to helping you pick the best phone charger: Charging port Power output Fast charging protocols Charging for multiple devices Brand Simply put, this is the ultimate ....

How Long Can the USB Cable be

How Long Can the USB Cable Be?

If you have ever tried to run an extremely long USB cable, you might have encountered a problem. USB connections have length limits, if the connection is too long it won’t work properly. In this article, we will discuss what the limits are, why they exist, and how you can overcome them. The picture above shows the generations of USB standards, their transfer speeds, and their recommended le....

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Why Do Some Chargers Get Hot?

You have probably been charging a device before and realized that your charger was getting hot. Something like a laptop adaptor might get so hot that it could catch fire. What makes a charger get so hot? Why do some chargers get hot and others don’t? If you want to learn the answers to these questions and a lot more, keep reading. What Causes Heat? When you are drawing power from the wall, some he....

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How to Choose a Car Charger?

Due to the pandemic, everywhere has become an office. However, more and more people are on the go as people learn to live and work in this new normal. These two factors make the ability to charge on the go more important than ever. Not every car comes equipped with a car charger and not all car chargers charge the way we would want them to. So, the article is to inform people what to look out for ....

iOS 15 Tips and Tricks

Ultimate iOS 15 Tips and Tricks

iOS15: What’s New? By now, many of your iPhones already have iOS 15 installed. In fact, a small update was recently released in the iOS 15.1 update. Are you using the new updates to maximize your productivity? This article will show some new iOS features you can use to make the most out of your work time and free time. Also read: The Full Update on the Latest iOS/iPad OS 15 iOS 14: T....

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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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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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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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Nintendo Switch Not Charging? 9 Easy Tips to Fix It

Arriving in November 2017, the Nintendo Switch has been a triumph from the pioneering manufacturer. Combining the best of the former Wii console and the iconic GameBoy, it was a handheld for families and serious gamers. However, one of its few flaws is the charging time. 9 Easy Tips to Fix Nintendo Switch Not Charging Even the new Nintendo Switch model has just 4.5 to 9 hours of battery life....

How to Optimize Your WFH Experience

The year 2020 has brought immense changes to our lives. According to the Global Work from Home Survey, about 74% of respondents believe that WFH (Work From Home) has already become a new norm in the year 2021. Currently, about 48% of the workforce in the US works from home either half the time or more. This makes sense because of how difficult it has been to eradicate the coronavirus. Howeve....

7 Things You Didn’t Know Bluetooth Could Do!

Bluetooth has become a constant fixture in our daily lives. However, most people think Bluetooth is just for linking your devices to your computer or just playing audio in your earbuds. That is not true! Keep reading to learn seven other uses for Bluetooth. Mobile Gaming Most mobile games are solo games or connect you to an online competition using a broadband connection. However, there are....

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Top 11 Easy Tips to Boost Your WiFi Signal

For remote students and workers, losing your internet connection is the new snow day. Until companies start giving paid days off for your inability to get online, however, it's essential your Wi-Fi works as hard as you do. If you're waiting minutes for the next page to load or suffering through endless buffers, it's time to take charge. Here's how to boost a Wi-Fi signal quickly and easily. 1.....

How to Secure Your Data Privacy on Cell Phones?

Have you ever Googled yourself? The amount of personal information listed about people online is astounding. From social media profiles to professional connections, a quick internet search can tell you a lot about a person. With the WWDC just released, Apple has launched an updated data privacy policy. If you're asking yourself, “How to best protect the data on my phone??", buckle up! When i....

5 Tips to Sweeten Your Mother’s Day 2023

Americans love to celebrate their moms. In 2023, it's projected that we'll spend approximately 28 billion dollars on gifts, cards, and flowers this year alone! It's not surprising when we consider how much our moms have given to us throughout our lives. But how do you show your appreciation for the woman who has given so much to you? Mother's Day should be about celebrating your mom and all she....

Best Accessories for the New Apple Lineup

Apple just held its first product launch event of the year a few hours ago, where it announced a colorful new iMac series and a new iPad Pro with 5G and the M1 chip that’s also used in Apple’s desktop computers. Cook also announced an AirTag lost-device tracking gadget and a refreshed Apple TV 4K. And of course, a purple iPhone 12. We are the most excited about the new iPad Pro. The 12.9-inch i....