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connectors

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A better sounding (and much cheaper) alternative to pricey sound bars

The Audiophiliac compares a $380 stereo audio system with one of the very best sound bars, and even he was surprised by what he heard.

By February 6, 2016

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Fund This: Znaps adds MagSafe-style connector to your phone -- for $9

This Kickstarter project could be the answer to many a MagSafe-lover's prayer.

By July 16, 2015

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Here's a hoverboard that 'probably' won't explode

Repair website iFixit tears apart a Swagway and its charger and is pleasantly surprised.

By January 27, 2016

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New USB cables could replace all other cords

USB Type-C may just be the holy grail of device connectors, replacing even your laptop or TV power cord. Just bear with a bit of muddle while everyone gets on board.

By December 8, 2015

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Apple iMac with 4K Retina display (21.5-inch, 2015)

The smallest Apple iMac trades up to a 4K display, and jumps to newer, but still not the latest, processors. While the design hasn't changed, newly crafted accessories with rechargeable batteries and Lightning connectors add flair and convenience.

By October 13, 2015

4 stars Editors' rating October 13, 2015
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After USB 3.1's new connector, comes Thunderbolt 3's

Thunderbolt 3 is coming with a smaller connector -- but not for a while. It's tied to Intel's Skylake chips, and those aren't due until 2015.

By April 22, 2014

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Magnetic-toy company expanding to electronics connector

At CES 2014, Nano Magnetics will announce Nanoport, a magnetic connector it says will be useful for adding a new type of connection to electronic devices and appliances.

By January 3, 2014

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With new USB connector, no more wrong-way-up cables

A major revamp of the ports and cables of the ubiquitous connection technology will make USB connectors reversible, slimmer, and better at transmitting data and power.

By December 4, 2013

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Next-gen USB gives HDMI rival a piggyback ride

DisplayPort technology lost out to HDMI in the marketplace, but it could get some help from next-gen USB connectors coming in 2015. Don't kiss those copper cables goodbye just yet.

By September 22, 2014

Editors' Take

Twig Lightning Connector

The bendable iPhone connector and successful Kickstarter project will come in an iPhone 5 version later this year.

By January 10, 2013

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