There’s something about unwrapping or unboxing a brand new device that just feels great, and we know what to do with the boxes and packaging afterward. That part is pretty simple, but what can be done about the materials and waste left over at the end of a device’s life? Cables and cords wrapped in plastic are discarded with old devices day in and day out, and outside of recycling, there aren’t many places for that waste to go.
August 24, 2017
We’ve all experienced it. The crushing dread of pulling out a cable that you need to not only to find that it is a tangled mess but then discover that it no longer works. This can be the nightmare of anyone that works in an industry that relies on wires and cables to help keep equipment working.
August 18, 2017
HDR (high dynamic range) televisions are the newest rage in the television industry. Now with 4k resolution and stunning visual applications, the TV itself is sweeping the market by storm. However, many of us have come from using an HDTV background that’s set to a standard 1080p resolution, and we’ve spent years and years using HDMI cables to connect to the tv.
August 16, 2017
HDMI cables are incredibly powerful tools that allow your electronics to work efficiently. Nevertheless, they are prone to deterioration and fray. It is important to know when to upgrade your HDMI cables for your safety and comfort.
August 14, 2017
In the 21st century, the internet has ushered in almost unparalleled consumer options. No longer are you limited by what you can purchase in the US or what a US distributor is willing to import from China, Japan, Singapore or Bolivia - now you can order directly from manufacturers in those countries.
August 08, 2017
Computers are accessories that are complex and consist of different interconnected components. While some components of the computer plugged directly into its motherboard, some are linked to the computer by the use of different kind of cables. Such devices and components could include mice, hard drives, cameras, internet cables among others.
August 06, 2017
There has been a recent move towards the new HDMI 2.0 standard, bringing with it many changes and improvements to the HDMI specification, but there are a few questions that should be answered: what exactly has changed since the specification for HDMI 1.4, and what do these changes mean for the end user?
August 03, 2017
Understanding the Difference between Male and Female Connectors If there is anything more confusing to the uninitiated about connectors, it is the terms "male and female" assigned to identify connectors.
July 28, 2017
The term HDTV or High Definition Television technically covers a rather broad spectrum of performance. HDTV generally starts at 1080p (1,080 pixels per inch) and currently goes all the way up to 5K (5,000 pixels per inch) resolutions. Essentially HD is measured by how many "dots" or pixels of color are contained in a single square inch of frame.
July 23, 2017
HDMI, or high definition multimedia interface, is the current standard in high quality transfer of audio and video data between devices. The most common example is between a computer and an external monitor or between a streaming device and a high-definition television. HDMI cables are capable of data transfer speeds up to 2.25 Gbps for the standard category 1 cables and 10.2 Gbps for the high speed category 2 cables.
July 17, 2017