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USB4: What this future standard means for USB chaos and Thunderbolt 3

USB4 promises to smooth out USB chaos and play nicer with Thunderbolt 3. But it's not going to be that easy. Here's what you need to know.

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The 10 most annoying computer cables of all time

These 10 annoying computer cables prove that USB-C can't take over fast enough.

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What USB4 could mean for Apple products

USB4 is coming, and it looks a lot like Thunderbolt 3 without the licensing hassles.

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The new USB4 spec promises a lot: Thunderbolt 3 support, 40Gbps bandwidth, and less confusion

Meet USB4, which promises to simply the USB naming scheme and integrate the high-bandwidth Thunderbolt 3 specification.

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USB 3.2's horrible new branding scheme may create confusion for PC buyers

By lumping three different USB specifications under the USB 3.2 umbrella, PC makers have an opportunity to play fast and loose with specifications.

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Battlestation alert! This Targus USB-C dock connects four monitors

Who wouldn't want to plug their USB-C notebook into four monitors? This Targus dock is tailor-made for that.

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The best USB-C hubs for your laptop or tablet

Tested and approved: We'll tell you which USB-C hub to buy for your laptop or tablet, based on our hands-on evaluation of more than a dozen products.

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Nothing to C here: Apple is never switching from Lightning to USB-C in the iPhone

A new report from DigiTimes suggests that the 2019 iPhones will dump the Lightning cable in favor of USB-C. Here's why there's no chance of that happening.

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Omnicharge Omni 20 USB-C battery pack review: Fast charger can handle two laptops at once

A rugged, high-performance USB-C battery pack with the fastest charging and recharging time, but expensive for its capacity and efficiency.

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Get Belkin’s 8-port USB-C dock for MacBooks for $60 off

Belkin is currently selling its eight-port USB-C 3.1 Express Dock for $170.

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A set of three Type-A to Type-C USB cables is just $7 today

Aukey has a nice discount on a three-pack of 3-foot Type-A to Type-C USB cords today.

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Best USB-C battery packs: We review the top portable chargers for your phone or tablet

Keep your gadgets topped off with a pocket power bank. It's an essential item for all smartphone users.

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Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader review: A great combination of price and performance

UHS-II speed doesn't have to come at a premium price.

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Best USB-C memory card readers

New MacBook Pros don't have a SD card slot anymore. You'll need an adapter compatible with USB-C.

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