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Qi2 wireless chargers with MagSafe tech are coming

Earlier this year the organization behind the Qi wireless standard announced a major update called Qi2. Among other things, the new standard incorporates Apples MagSafe technology, which means two thing: Qi2 certified products should work with Apple phones, earbuds, and other mobile gadgets, and you’ll be able to get similar functionality on devices that aren’t made […]

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Belkin launches USB-C keyboards for Chrome OS tablets

Over the past few years we’ve seen a few convertible Chromebooks with 360-degree hinges and touchscreen displays that let you use the notebooks in tablet mode. But 2018 is the year we’re starting to see the first true Chrome OS tablets. The $600 HP Chromebook x2 is a 2-in-1 tablet with a detachable keyboard. And […]

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Foxconn to acquire Belkin, Linksys, and Wemo for $866 million

Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn is already one of the biggest companies in the consumer electronics space. But for the most part the company manufacturers hardware that’s designed and sold by other companies including Apple, Amazon, Dell, HP, Huawei, Microsoft, Motorola, and Sony, among others. The company also has subsidiaries such as FIH Mobile which manufacture and […]

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Deals of the Day (1-30-2017)

When I added some audio gear to my home office in order to produce the LPX Show and Loving Project podcasts, one of the first things I knew I would need was a new surge protector/power strip… because there’s no way a 6-outlet power strip was going to do the trick anymore. So I picked […]