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USB-C. Why you’ll love it. Tech

Okay, set aside, for the moment, that it’s the hot new thing for plugging things into other things. Set aside that it gives you 5 gigabits (and, with the USB 3.1 standard, promises twice that) of data throughput for those big music, video, and photo files that you’ve begun to accumulate. Ignore, for the moment, […]

What Is USB 3.0?

What Is USB 3.0? Griffin Gear / Products / Tech / Tips & Tricks

  There’s a new USB in town. It’s bigger and faster, and most importantly, it has a different kind of connector. But, confusingly, the new connector has the same name as the old connector. The new USB is called SuperSpeed USB 3.0. And the new connector, like the old one, is called a Micro-B. But, rejoice […]

That old iPhone is new again.

That old iPhone is new again. Griffin Gear / Prizes & Discounts

New tech under the tree often means that someone below you in the pecking order else inherits the now-superannuated iPhone/iPod touch/iPad.   If you’re that someone, here are some quick steps you can take to make that iPhone 4 your own. 1) Remove all traces of the former owner.  Make sure the previous owner has […]