Message to Apple designers: I don’t like struggling to reach to the back of my new iMac to access the SD card reader slot for my camera card and USB 3.0 ports for my various devices. 709 more words
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Satechi Launches Type-C Pro Hub for 2016 MacBook Pro With Ports for Thunderbolt 3, HDMI, SD, and More
The new hub is similar in design to the
After users plug the hub in, they can gain access to a passthrough Thunderbolt 3 port, a USB-C port, and the following ports missing from Apple’s device: 4K HDMI, 2 USB 3.0 ports, and both SD and microSD card readers. 347 more words
My friend John Obeto pointed out some pre-release coverage of Satechi’s new USB-C power meter a week or so ago. I’ve had a number of different USB-A (standard port) testers and meters for a while, but with more devices coming into rsts11 headquarters with Type C connections (including the XPS 13 9350 and XPS 15 9550, Apple’s 12″ Macbook, the ASUS Zenpad Z10 from Verizon, and the Nexus 6P by Huawei and Google), I’ve wanted to look at power consumption beyond what an A-to-C adapter could reveal. 1,211 more words
Satechi’s USB-C power meter can tell you at a glance if everything is OK when you’re charging your stuff.
USB Type-C is the new hotness when it comes to plugging things in. 369 more words