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Dismantling Apple’s New Thunderbolt 3 for Closer Look

Jointly launched by Apple and Intel, the Thunderbolt 3 is an new I/O technology that connects devices to your computer via a mini display port with speeds of up to 40 Gbps. Due to the USB-C port (also known as a Type-C port) gaining more and more popularity, Apple integrated the USB-C port for the their Thunderbolt 3 interface. Apple’s new Thunderbolt 3 data cable is now available to consumers. The Thunderbolt 3 is a 0.8m (~ 2.6 f ft)  cable that is currently priced at approximately $36 USD in China. The Appearance This simple white Thunderbolt 3(USB-C)resembles Apple’s signature minimalist design. It’s simple and elegant design is what makes it stand out from the crowd. “Thunderbolt 3(USB-C)0.8m” is printed in multiple languages on the package. Languages include English, French, Spanish, Japanese, as well as two other languages. An illustration of an iPad and MacBook is captured on the package...

Samsung Revolutionizes Wireless Charging Market Once Again

Ever since the launch of iPhone X, wireless charging has been on the rage. Everyone is talking about it. We’re hoping onto that bandwagon as well, but with a slight twist.  In today’s review, instead of talking about Apple, we’ll be taking a look at the wireless charging solution of another Tech giant, Samsung. As early as five years ago, Samsung has provided a wireless charging option in their Note 2 series. Later models such as the Note 5, S6 series, Note 7, S7 series, S8, Note 8 have all embedded a wireless charging integrated circuit. Samsung is considered a pioneer in the use and development of wireless charging. Compared to Apple users, Samsung consumers have enjoyed wireless charging for half a decade now. In comparison with the 5W power charge on iPhones, Samsung has been achieving the quick charge technology long ago through its 9V Fast Charger, enabling the...

Qualcomm Announces the First Ever Certified QC4+ Charger

Qualcomm officials announced the launching of two new products during its Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit in 2017. The newly introduced products are the Qualcomm QC4+ wall and car charger. This is also the world’s first QC4+ product certified by Qualcomm. Lucky for us, we were abled to get our hands on the highly anticipated products and excited to share our testings with you. The Appearance The packaging is quite simple. A blue box with a image of the charger on the front as well as white lettering describing the product. On the front, it has the name “ QUICK CHARGE 4+ TRAVEL CHARGER” in bold, followed by the image of said charger along with the  Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ icon. On the back, it gives a description of the product. As for the sides of the box, one side is trademarked with the Ever Win International Corp. logo and the...

Shenzhen Company Beats Apple in Launching Wireless Charging Pad with “AirPower” Mini

During last year’s Apple product launch, the company gave us a glimpse of the upcoming AirPower Wireless Charging Pad. It’s scheduled to be released in February 2018.  As per usual, the tech giant have deliberately withheld a lot of information by giving the public very little clues about this upcoming product. Apple consumers have never experienced the 7.5W power charge or a multi-device charging device. Though AirPower is not yet available, we have recently discovered that a tech company in Shenzhen managed to beat Apple to the punch by launching a ‘AirPower’ mini. This is the first and only wireless charging pad Apple consumers can enjoy at the moment. This mini ‘AirPower’ can not only juice up your Apple watch, but also your iPhone X simultaneously. The most significant difference with the AirPower is the size of the charging pad. In comparison with the AirPower shown on Apple’s official site, the version...

Photos of Meizu Pro 6 Plus

Meizu launched its latest Pro 6 Plus flagship phone powered by an Exynos 8890 SoC, and comes with 4GB RAM along with two storage variants – 64/128GB. The 64GB variant has a processor clock speed of 2GHz, while the 128GB version has a 2.3GHz clock speed. Photos from Zeake

Meizu released the Meizu Band

December 6th Beijing time, Meizu Technology officially released wearable smart device – Meizu Band. Inheriting high quality of design from Meizu, Meizu band sales at retail price of 229 yuan (about US$33). Pre-order starts today, and it will hit the shelves on 8 Dec. International markets are currently not available.

Is this E Ink tablet the terminator of paper?

Paper has many advantages compared to digital devices. You can write, think and remember more. However paper is also heavy to carry and reserve. Meet the reMarkable, a rather self-confidently named tablet now available for pre-order geared towards folks who want the feel of paper, and the convenience of a tablet. The E Ink tablet, the reMarkable team says, it “for people who prefer paper,” and can replace your notebooks, sketchbooks, and printouts by offering “paper-like reading, writing, and sketching with digital powers.” Estimated shipping of orders August 2017, that’s a long time to wait. Will it be the terminator of paper? Wait and See.

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