Jessica Hopkins



Email: jhopkins@totalphase.com

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What is DisplayPort Certification and Why is Individual Quality Control Just as Important?

DisplayPort (DP) is a digital interface that transmits audio and video signals. DisplayPort was created to replace DVI and VGA cables in exchange for a higher performing standard that could transfer high quality video and audio signals, as well as offer other features that could allow for better interoperability between advancing technolog...

Hidden Damage to Your Phone’s Battery Due to Wireless Charging? Sticking to Quality Cables May be the Way to Go.

Potential Damage to Your Phone’s Battery Due to Wireless Charging

What is Wireless Charging?

Wireless charging, also known as inductive charging, is a newly introduced approach to charging mobile-phone batteries. This method uses induction from the electromagnetic coils in the phone and charging platform to transfer power.

While this new concept is convenient for phone users, it may actually be causing ...

DisplayPort 2.0 is the Latest DisplayPort Spec – How does it Compare to DisplayPort 1.4?

DisplayPort (DP) 2.0 is the newest specification released by VESA (Video Electronics Standards Association) in June 2019. This new release comprises of a number of new features and upgrades from the previous DisplayPort 1.4 spec. Let’s get to know the differences between DisplayPort 1.4 vs DisplayPort 2.0, and learn what we can expect wi...

Why Am I Having 8K Compatibility Issues? Your HDMI Cable Might be the Culprit

The Latest in HDMI 2.1

8K televisions are the latest in-home entertainment technology, incorporating the most recent HDMI 2.1 specification, which has increased its bandwidth capabilities up to 48 Gbps and supports 8K60, 4K120, and even resolutions up to 10K.

HDMI 2.1 also incorporates new features that bolster image quality and bring gaming ...

What are the differences between DisplayPort vs HDMI?

Display Port vs. HDMIOriginal photo by Csaba Nagy

HDMI and DisplayPort are the two recognized standards for transmitting video and audio data over a single cable. Throughout the years, these two standards have evolved greatly with each new specification, each providing enhanced performance and capabilities, including major increases in bandwidth, speed, and ot...

The New USB4 Spec: Faster Speeds, Optimized Video Transfer, and Thunderbolt 3 Compatibility

USB4 Connector Original photo: Tony Webster

There has been a lot of buzz with USB lately – with all the new specifications being released and even the rebranding of the latest USB 3.x specifications, it seems there are new USB updates coming out left and right. Now, USB-IF has introduced an even newer specification to add to the mix: USB4.

What are USB...