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Archive for the ‘USB-C’ Category

A USB-C magnetic charge contact that when tripping does not make your computer hit the ground (via Hadi Hariri on Twitter)

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/04/19

Want: [WayBack] Hadi Hariri on Twitter: “You know @Apple I actually liked that feature of not pulling the computer off the desk when tripping over the cable. You removed it, I’m getting an add-on. And thanks @bashorov for the recommendation.… https://t.co/Ju036sqRW4”

–jeroen

Posted in Hardware, Power User, USB, USB-C | Leave a Comment »

The tragedy of FireWire: Collaborative tech torpedoed by corporations | Ars Technica

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/11/26

Another piece of history: FireWire also known as IEEE-1394 [WayBack].

[WayBackThe tragedy of FireWire: Collaborative tech torpedoed by corporations | Ars Technica

I still have that iPod, cables and IEEE-1394 adapters to communicate with it (:

It didn’t help that by now various types of connections – including FireWire, USB and others –  are also used for DMA hacking. One less connection type, one less risk of entry:

via: [WayBack] Firewire and what could have been.. – Roderick Gadellaa – Google+ and [WayBackFred Dresken (Maverick) – Google+

–jeroen

 

Posted in Development, FireWire, FireWire, Hardware, Hardware Interfacing, History, Power User, USB, USB-C | Leave a Comment »

It’s 2018 and USB Type-C is still a mess – Android Authority

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/11/05

Via: [WayBack] USB-C Cable Mess I just got a new smartphone, with USB-C of course. I have a mobile external SSD, which can easily be connected as an OTG device to sai… – Jürgen Christoffel – Google+

–jeroen

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Going to test some USB 3 gigabit ethernet adapters based on Realtek RTL8153 and Asix AX88179 chips

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/07/27

Later on, I might add a USB31000S in the mix, but I will do some initial testing with USB 3 gigabit ethernet adapters based on Realtek RTL8153 and Asix AX88179 chips.

Things I will focus on with my Retina MacBook Pro 2015 model are:

  • CPU usage
  • Throughput
  • Duration between reconnect on USB after suspend, and renewing the DHCP lease
  • Promiscuous mode capabilities

Some links for my references:

A first impression from the above links is that for Realtek chipset based devices, drivers are more readily included in operating systems, and these chipsets are better at VLAN handling.

–jeroen

Posted in Ethernet, LifeHacker, Network-and-equipment, Power User, USB, USB, USB-C | Leave a Comment »

BensonApproved – USB Type-C

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/13

Cables that really work well: [WayBack] BensonApproved – USB Type-C

Related to USB-C charging cables: not always as good as you’d think.

–jeroen

Via: [WayBack] [Q] Goeie USB-C kabel(s)? Ik ben op zoek naar een goeie usb-c kabels, liefst een beetje betaalbaar. Als ik bijvoorbeeld bij de Mediamarkt kijk (I know,… – Roderick Gadellaa – Google+

 

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