usb-c

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    Thoughts on a USB-C monitor for my laptop?

    I have been looking at USB-C monitors like the Dell 2720DC as I understand they are able to output a higher resolution than HDMI, are they a good idea? For reference I have an ASUS vivobook 15 that I’m looking to connect it to. Any advice appreciated!
  2. Zarathustra[H]

    Any PCIe Cards with Internal USB-C Headers? (F_U32C)

    Hey all, I just completed my new build. The motherboard had one of those new fancy F_U32C internal USB C headers. (pic is not from my motherboard) Luckily my new case has these on the front panel. Thing is, my case has two of them, my motherboard only has one port. I hate having a dead...
  3. euskalzabe

    Can you use a 12V USB-C phone charger on a 15V USB-C laptop?

    I just bought a cheapo Lenovo S330 Chromebook to try it out. It comes with a 15V output USB-C charger. My Moto Z2 Play uses a 12V output USB-C charger. It occurred to me that I could forgo the laptop's bulkier power adapter, and just use my phone charger with it. Obviously, you wouldn't want...
  4. cageymaru

    HyperX Partners with Audeze for Cloud Orbit Gaming Headset Lineup

    HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company Inc., has revealed its new Cloud Orbit gaming headsets that use the same Audeze 100mm planar magnetic drivers from the $399 Audeze Mobius gaming headset. The HyperX collaboration with Audeze incorporates a pop filter to create a better...
  5. cageymaru

    Google Pixel 3 XL Makes an Early Appearance in Hong Kong [Leak]

    The Google Pixel 3 XL has shown up on the streets of Hong Kong. Features annotated in the Facebook video include: 6.3" OLED screen, Active Edge, Google Assistant, USB Type-C, wireless charging, Android 9.0, USB Type-C Pixel Buds, 3.5mm USB A, Snapdragon 845, 4GB ram, 64 or 128GB of storage, and...
  6. cageymaru

    How to Connect an Oculus Rift to the VirtualLink Port on an NVIDIA GeForce RTX Series

    According to testing by Reddit users, the USB-C VirtualLink port on the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 can be used with the Oculus Rift VR headset. Reddit user TheDecn accomplished this by using Apple's USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter to hook his Oculus Rift to the VirtualLink port on his RTX...
  7. cageymaru

    USB-C Audio on Smartphones Is a Convoluted Mess

    Gordon Mah Ung of PCWorld has been trying to find out why the USB-C connection, which is supposed to be universal, doesn't always work for audio on smartphones. It seems that some phones such as the Google Pixel 2 XL require a USB-C audio device has a built in DAC (digital-to-analog converter)...
  8. cageymaru

    Google Pixel 3 XL Specifications and Images Are Leaked Onto the Web

    A Russian Telegram account owner has leaked images and an unboxing video of the upcoming Google Pixel 3 XL. It features USB-C headphones and 4GB of ram. More specifications and images are in the articles. A hardware specifications app again confirms the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor...
  9. cageymaru

    GENKI: Bluetooth Audio for the Nintendo Switch

    The GENKI: Bluetooth Audio adapter for the Nintendo Switch by Human Things features an USB-C connector and is compatible with Bluetooth 5. According to the Kickstarter page, this allows users of the Nintendo Switch to use up to two pairs of Bluetooth headphones with the console at the same...
  10. G

    MacBook Pro to external display ... what port to use?

    I have a relatively new 15" MacBook Pro with four Thunderbolt 3 ports. I am looking to grab a 34" display, and I noticed that they have different types of ports depending on the brand/model. What is the ideal port for my laptop? I can't seem to find any displays that have a Thunderbolt 3 ports...
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