Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
Author: Bart van Kroon

Choetech USB-C Qi Charger

Last week, a friend of ours complained about a damaged Lightning port on his iPhone 8. By coincidence, we’d been using a USB-C based Qi charger from Choetech for the last couple of weeks. Time to report on this device! A lot of people like Qi chargers because it avoids fiddling with cables. Although Apple […]

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Overloading the HooToo Shuttle USB-C hub

Today, we’re testing the HooToo Shuttle HT-UC001, a USB-C hub with an SD card slot, three USB-A ports, HDMI and USB-PD (Power Delivery). Plus we’re going to have a look how it holds up if you pull too much current! So how does it look like? We think it looks pretty nice: HooToo has a […]

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New Philips monitors with USB-C

AnandTech reports about two new monitors announced by Philips. They’re equipped with USB-C and are both 31.5″. One has a 2560×1440 resolution, which seems a bit nuts at that resolution; it’ll make for a very grainy picture unless you put that monitor way at the back of your desk. The other one has a 4K […]

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Bourge Design Arc Hub no longer supporting 4K@60Hz

When we last posted about the Bourge Design Arc Hub, we noted that some people were not able to achieve a 60 Hz refresh rate when connecting their 4K monitor to the mini-DisplayPort, specifically when using the 2016/2017 Apple MacBook Pro. We received our Arc Hub today and immediately tested with a mini-DisplayPort cable that’s […]

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Huge USB-C powerbank from Mophie

Mophie has addded a huge USB-C based powerbank to their online store, called the powerstation USB-C XXL. The description reads: “a high-capacity universal battery with enough power to charge a USB-C laptop as well as charge all your other USB devices”. At the moment, the store still says “coming soon”. Details as we know it: […]

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