Tag Archives: Cable

You’ll Soon Be Alerted If Your USB Type-C Cable Is Safe to Use

Previously we have seen few reports stating how a third-party non-compatible USB Type-C cable can fry your smartphone. However, USB Implementers Forum or the USB-IF now plans to prevent such situations with the announcement of an authentication specification. USB-IF during the Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen, China announced a new set of software rules in the form of USB Type-C ... Read More »

Apple Launches USB-C to Lightning Cable, Tipping New Port for Mac Lineup

While the iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and new Apple Watch bands got attention on stage at Apple’s “Let Us Loop You In” media conference, the company also quietly added two USB Type-C to Lightning cables to its online store. The cables could potentially shed some light on the company’s upcoming Mac lineup. According to Apple, the USB Type-C cables ... Read More »

This Cheap Cable Can Charge Your iPhone as Well as Android Smartphone

Most Android users have the luxury to carry just one USB cable and get away with charging all the devices with it. The same can’t be said for iPhone and iPad users. You will likely find them carrying two cables, one with a Lightning connector and the other a standard Micro-USB cable to feed rest of their devices. A company ... Read More »