Jessica Hopkins


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The Naming and Branding Changes Behind SuperSpeed USB

The Introduction of SuperSpeed USB

Throughout the years, the SuperSpeed USB specification has undergone many changes due to its support for increased bit rates and implementation of a multi-lane operation. However, the ongoing rebranding efforts to keep with these changes has oftentimes caused confusion in the industry.

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How DisplayPort Alt Mode is Enabled over a USB Type-C Cable

In the world of cables, USB Type-C is considered to be the most powerful and versatile connector type to date. One of Type-C’s features that allows for its flexibility is Alt Mode, which can optionally support non-USB signals including DisplayPort (DP) technology. This allows users to take advantage of multiple technologies all through a si...

The Rise of Type-C Headphones and Its Key Features

USB Type-C has become a ubiquitous connector type in the world of USB and the cable industry. Its conceptualization introduced many enhanced capabilities and new features that provided users with unprecedented amounts of power, versatility, and speed. Because of its advanced capabilities, many device and cable producers have been eager to i...

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...