USB Tips & Education

Charge Your iPhone 5 with USB Cord

It is so frustrating to be the only iPhone user in an office, while everyone else uses an Android phone. Mostly because, if I forget to bring my special Apple-only connector to charge, I am out of luck! While all my co-workers can share their micro-USB chargers, I am stuck with a drained phone. It […]

USB Devices Get Recharged Faster: Here’s How

We’ve all been in that situation where we’ve needed to recharge our devices but couldn’t get to a power outlet. For instance, it’s a rare occurrence to get close to a power outlet at a coffee shop or the airport. But with all of the mobile devices that you take with you while you’re on […]

How Cables and Hubs Have Changed for USB 3.0

The USB 3.0 is a high-speed transfer technology that answers to the demand for higher transfer speeds required by the greater bandwidth demand from certain devices.  Also known as SuperSpeed, it offers major improvements such as higher transfer rates (up to 4.8Gbps), increased maximum bus power, new power management features, full-duplex data transfers, support for […]

Charge Your USB Gadgets Through the TV in Your Hotel Room When Travelling

So many different devices now can be powered via USB. The best thing about this is the universality of USB ports, nearly everywhere you go. But not as common as a plug outlet. Yet, with the increase in flat screen TVs, you now have a new option for keeping your devices charged. Have you ever […]

USB 3.0 Will Provide Increased Power Too

What if I told you that your laptop could be fully charged through USB? Just by connecting your laptop with USB 3.0, it will be possible! That is the promise of the USB 3.0 Promoter Group. They state, “[USB 3.0] is capable of delivering higher power to charge notebook PCs and power external hard-disk drives, […]