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[15 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

Have you ever wondered if you can use more than one external monitor with your shiny new MacBook Air? Well, for starters, it has only one DisplayPort (Thunderbolt that can be daisy chained for multiple thunderbolt devices but they are so expensive as of this writing). USB 3.0 port to the rescue. I used this docking station from iClever ($70+ on Amazon).
Following is a video that shows the docking station in action. I used a 2013 MacBook Air (i7, 8GB RAM and 256 GB SSD). The displays shown in …

apple, USB »

[5 Oct 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

Charging cables are always a pain to carry and it is even worse when you have to carry multiple cables for different devices. Apple finally bowed to the pressure from the European campaign to standardize the charging cables. It is retailing at £8.00 at Apple’s UK stores and hopefully it makes its way into the US stores soon. This is beneficial to those who use 2 devices : Android and Apple and prefer to carry one cable. You will still have to carry the adapter though. Give it some time while it is available for a …

ssh, USB »

[19 Feb 2009 | 18 Comments | ]

The guys who gave us the good old installer.app are at it again, this time by providing a simple and easy to use client for transferring files to the iPhone via USB rather than WiFi which has been the norm for quite some time! This method is a god send to those having WiFi issues (hardware) or have no access to a wireless router. Now you can easily install an application without having to resort to WiFi timeout issues or availability issues. Transfer music, e-books, even bootloader files via this …