Jessica Hopkins


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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...

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 ...