Mobile hotspots convert an LTE connection into a Wi-Fi signal that other devices, like laptops or tablets, can use. Here's how to use your own.
A USB-C connection can charge devices up to 20 times faster than basic USB. USB-C ports support USB Power Delivery, a fast-charging standard that can deliver 100 watts of power to compatible devices. Charging speeds depend on the USB protocol built into the device you’re charging. Visit Business Insider’s Tech […]
The best way to clean a USB-C port is with a can of compressed air and a shaved toothpick or plastic dental pick. Blasting the USB-C port with compressed air will shake loose dirt, which you can then clean out with the toothpick. If your USB-C port isn’t working, or […]
A USB-C cable is a recent type of USB connector that’s easier to use and more powerful than older USB types. USB-C cables can be used to quickly charge many popular devices, including the MacBook Pro and Nintendo Switch, and transfer data faster than any other USB type. As time […]
You can play music on a PS4 in two different ways. The PlayStation Music app is connected to Spotify, and after you log in or create an account, you can play music on Spotify through your PS4. You can also connect a USB drive to your PS4 and play downloaded […]
If you have a bootable USB drive, you can boot your Windows 10 computer from the USB drive. The easiest way to boot from USB is to open the Advanced Startup Options by holding the Shift key when you choose the Restart option in the Start menu. If your Windows […]
The PlayStation 4 is a great console, and its DualShock 4 gamepad is one of the best available. But there are certain competitive games that benefit from having a few more bells and whistles than the DualShock 4 offers – Battle Royale games like “Fortnite” and “Apex Legends” are high […]
Business Insider gave me a loaner laptop after my old MacBook Pro died suddenly. The replacement – a 13-inch MacBook Pro from 2017 with no touch bar – has almost everything I want from a laptop. My least favourite feature, though, is the USB-C cord that’s needed to charge the […]
Apple’s redesigned iPad Pro goes on sale Wednesday, but the first reviews of the new tablet were published on Monday. One of the biggest changes to the new iPad Pro is the switch from a Lightning port to a USB-C port for all of your power needs. On its website, […]
Apple no longer sells new laptops that come with regular USB ports. All of Apple’s latest laptops come with USB-C ports, only. Apple is still selling the old MacBook Air with regular USB ports for $US1,000, but the new models are only $US200 more expensive and a much better deal. […]
Apple’s newest MacBook Pro laptops got rid of the separate ports for charging and accessories, and instead whittled it down to two USB-C ports. USB-C is hyped as the replacement for regular-old USB, also known as USB Type-A. It can handle charging, plugging in external monitors, and any and all […]
Journalists covering President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore this week were given free USB-powered fans as a gift. Security experts say anyone who plugs the fans in is at risk of getting hacked. Journalists covering this week’s summit between President Donald Trump and […]
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