Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018
Category: News

ASUS launches the Chromebook Flip C213

AnandTech reports that ASUS has launched the Chromebook Flip C213. It’s an 11″ Chromebook that can be folded open into a “tent mode” or even further so it’s folded completely open and flat. It’s aimed at students, and has a ruggedized chassis. Later this year (in September) they’ll release a version with a stylus. We […]

Preview of the HP Chromebook 13 G1

At our request, HP sent us the HP Chromebook 13 G1 to have a look at this laptop from a USB-C perspective. Later this month, we’ll publish a full review but we’d like to give our first impression: tastefully designed, and ready for a home as well as business environment.    

CalDigit TB3 dock front and back

Zollotech reviews CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 dock

Zollotech posted a review of the CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 dock on their YouTube channel. It’s not really a review aiming for deep technical insights, merely an overview of the capabilities of Thunderbolt 3. They do however at around 0:45 hold the dock in their hands, and that gives you a good impression on how compact […]

Opinion on “The MacBook Adorable” by Casey Liss

Last week, Casey Liss of the podcast, wrote a review on the 2017 release of the 12″ MacBook, or how he and some others call it, the MacBook Adorable. Quote: “To me, the real bummer is the lack of USB-C power passthrough on most USB-C devices available for sale today. As an example, when […]

Eve V: the USB-C Windows Surface

Recently, we reported about the new Windows Surface tablet. In the meantime, a new Windows Surface has been released. Our biggest complaint on the earlier version was the lack of USB-C ports. The newer version of the Windows Surface has…also zero USB-C ports? Apparently, Microsoft doesn’t see the value in releasing a USB-C version of […]

An overview of all Thunderbolt 3 docks

Last update: June 24, 2017 Multiple Thunderbolt 3 docks have now gone up for preorder, and most of them have seen reviews. We figured it was a good time to give an overview about what’s out there. Release Date Price as per May 26 Specs (Pre-)order Review Belkin June 6 US$ 349.99 Link Link MacRumors […]

MacRumors review of the Kensington Thunderbolt 3 dock

Today, Kensington released their SD5000T and MacRumors came out with an overview of the capabilities of this Kensington Thunderbolt 3 dock. As they note, it is similar to most other docs “with a horizontal design and an array of ports, as well as a full 85 watts of charging power”. Even if the dock is […]

Satechi USB-C hub, official product shot

The Best USB-C Hubs and Docks

Mobile phones, laptops and Chromebooks becoming thinner and thinner each year. We went from the VGA connector to the slimmer HDMI connector, from Ethernet ports to either Wi-Fi, and from USB-A connectors to USB-C. With this move, we’ve gained amazing possibilities with newest connection, the USB-C connection. However, there are still a lot of legacy […]

More details on external graphics on Apple hardware

Ars Technica comes with more details on the news that Apple brought out at WWDC concerning support for external graphics cards. Andrew Cunningham took a detailed picture and Ars offered a number of details and speculations. Firstly, the developer kit that Apple offers, is nothing special and can be put together with off the shelf […]

iMac Pro

News from the Apple WWDC 2017 conference

A lot of news came in from the first day of Apple’s WWDC 2017 conference in San Jose. Plenty of news sources cover the general Apple ecosystem however we’d like to point you to some interesting USB-C related tidbits. Both MacRumors and The Verge reporting on new iMacs. These so-called all-in-one computers got their last […]