USB Type C

Review: Jabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Jabra’s Elite 85h are Bluetooth over-ear headphones boasting great sound and battery life along with effective noise cancellation that can automatically adjust to your environment. Jabra have created an Elite 85h colour for everyone, with five solid choices available – black, titanium/black, copper/black, beige/gold or navy blue (pictured). Packaging is on point and inside you’ll...[Read More]

Review: iBlockCube Nimble 35W USB-C Travel Adapter

Keeping your gadgets charged up can be a challenge, but never more so than when you’re travelling. When going to a hotel for the first time you’ve no idea how many wall sockets there’ll be or where they’ll be located. Plus having to pack multiple chargers and travel adapters can be a real hassle. Nimble is the new solution from iBlockCube – combining a compact travel adapte...[Read More]

Review: EarFun UBOOM Portable Bluetooth Speaker

The EarFun UBOOM is a newly launched 24W Bluetooth V5.0 speaker that boasts 360° sound, IPX7 waterproofing and a 16 hour battery life. Pick up a couple of UBOOMs, and you’ll be able to pair them together to deliver true stereo separation. The UBOOM stands at around 6.5″ tall with a cylindrical shape that widens towards the base for added stability. Fabric covers the speaker grill sides...[Read More]

Review: Novoo and Omars USB Type C Hubs

Laptops no longer need a bulky, proprietary docking station thanks to the power of the USB-C port. Today we’re taking a look at a couple of USB-C hubs that will allow you to quickly add USB 3.0, Ethernet and video ports (along with a couple of memory card slots) – all from a compact accessory that takes very little space in your laptop bag. Novoo Portable Handle 8-Port Hub The design o...[Read More]

Review: BlitzWolf BW-TC17 USB Type-C To USB-C Cable

With more and more devices and chargers adopting USB Type-C you’ll inevitably want to ditch those USB Type-A cables / adapters and go with a straight USB-C to USB-C connection. BlitzWolf have released such a cable called BW-TC17, with full support for both QC4.0 and PD3.0 fast charging protocols. Opening the no-frills packaging reveals what appears to be a high-quality 3ft cable with black p...[Read More]

Review: BlitzWolf USB Type C Sync & Quick Charge Cables

Looking for a sturdy, high quality charge & sync USB Type C cable to replace (or accompany) the one that came with your phone? We’re happy to have had the opportunity to check out a selection of cables available from charging accessory specialists BlitzWolf. If you follow this BlitzWolf website link, you’ll see they had a good selection of PVC and braided polyester coated USB-C cab...[Read More]

Review: ICZI USB-C To USB 3.0 4-Port Hub

This little hub from ICZI connects to your device’s USB Type C port, allowing you to connect up to 4 full size USB 3.0 accessories. It comes in a resealable plastic packet with a 2 year warranty card and an instruction leaflet. You’re unlikely to need either of these as everything seems well made and using it is pretty much plug-and-play. This hub is covered in a high quality black pla...[Read More]

Review: Aukey USB Type C to USB 3.0 Adapters (2 Pack)

These pair of adapters convert your USB-C ports to the full-size USB 3.0 connector that’s still commonly used by most of today’s accessories. You’ll need one when connecting accessories to your MacBook / Chromebook or for instance transferring data from your phone to a thumb drive via OTG. They are very compact with a shiny black plastic shell. There’s a standard female blue USB 3.0 Ty...[Read More]

Review: Tattu 45W USB-C Travel Wall Charger

This compact charger from Tattu supports the USB Power Delivery 2.0 standard to deliver up to 45W from it’s single USB Type C socket. It plugs into US power sockets using two fold-out prongs, and also comes with both European and UK adapters. You’re probably already aware that the USB-C connector is the new standard which is reversible and can carry more current for a faster charge. It...[Read More]

Review: Aukey USB-C Cable 5-Pack

If you’ve just bought one of the latest gadgets that has abandoned the Micro USB socket in favour of the newer USB Type C standard, you’ll likely want to upgrade your cable collection also. For a reasonable price this pack of cables from Aukey should cover most people’s needs. Inside the small cardboard box you get a total of 5 cables with a standard USB 3.0 connector on one end ...[Read More]

Review: EC Technology Compact 12000mAh USB-C Power Bank

If your latest gadget comes with reversible and higher amplitude USB Type C connector goodness, chances are you’re looking for a new power bank to match. As well as the usual Micro USB input and USB-A output ports, this compact external battery from EC Technology boasts a handy little USB-C combined input/output port. The other remarkable thing about this power bank is that they’ve managed to cram...[Read More]

Review: EC Technology USB Type C to USB 3.0 Adapter

The 2015 Macbook, Chromebook Pixel and some of the latest Android phones have adopted the brand new USB Type C connector which is reversible, can carry more current and transfer data more quickly. However chances are you still have a lot of accessories that use older USB connectors. That’s where this nicely made adapter from EC Technology comes in. It converts one of your USB-C ports to the full-s...[Read More]