Sunday, 21 Oct 2018
Category: News

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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USB Developer Days, Vancouver

The USB Developer Days in Vancouver are coming up next month! On September 26-27, the USB-IF(Implementers Forum) will organise another event full of innovation. The USB Developer Days offers a great chance to learn about USB 3.2, USB Type-C Cable and Connector, USB Power Delivery and USB Type-C Authentication from the experts in a face-to-face […]

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The first programmable USB Type-C switch

Yesterday, we were pleased to see the announcement by Acroname, in regards to their newly released programmable USB Type C switch. The name covers it all: it’s a 4 port programmable USB Type C switch, ready for USB 3.2. Acroname has developed the programmable switch to make it easier for developers to test USB-C features, […]

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Dodocool DC35, a new 7 in 1 USB-C Hub

With the increase in USB-C ports in laptops, Chromebooks, but also tablets and phones, we can see a clear uptake in the USB-C adoption. Manufacturers slowly start removing ports and replacing them by USB-C ones. To bridge the gap, and until the whole world is wireless, we unfortunately need solutions, and one of the most […]

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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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New 37.5″ USB-C monitor from Dell

AnandTech reports on a new Dell monitor, the Dell UltraSharp U3818DW. It’s a curved 37.5” wide screen with a resolution of 3840×1600. Amongst its connections is USB-C, which makes it very interesting for the current crop of USB-C equipped laptops.   With a 110 PPI, one could ask why the UltraSharp moniker was applied to […]

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