Lifting the Veil from USB Type-C Bus

Since the launch in 1995, Universal Serial Bus (USB) has proved itself as the most successful ever computing interface. Nowadays tens of billions of electronic devices are connected together due to it. It goes without saying that this bus has outlived a few modifications, each distinguished by higher speed and reliability. Thus, today the community is able to revel in a completely new modification – USB Type-C – that forecasts a lot privileges of connectivity process. Let’s see what users will get with a new bus.

Layout and Connectivity

In physical terms, Type-C is a bit larger than USB 2.0 Micro-B but a bit tinier than binary USB 3.0 Micro-B, featuring 8.34x2.56 mm. Such dimensions enable its connection to the devices of any type, including the thinnest smartphones/tablets. The oval-shaped socket houses 24 contact outputs (to compare: USB 3.0 sockets feature only 9 outputs).

The most outstanding physical peculiarity of Type-C is a symmetric connector that …

Universal CPU Cooler Zalman CNPS9900DF Review

Zalman keeps on developing high-end cooling systems with a radial arrangement of plates. Its latest product, CPU cooler CNPS9900DF, is considered to be universal in terms of compatibility and implemented facilities. Still, some IT experts view this model as a modification of previously launched Zalman CNPS9900 MAX, although with two fans. In spite of visual resemblance, the company tried to design a truly uncommon cooler, with remarkable specifications and reliability.

Framework Peculiarities

Zalman CNPS9900DF is distinguished by an unusual framework. It's not a traditional vertical tower, as long as heatsink ribs feature fan-like location relative to the central axis of symmetry. Such approach provides for a comprehensive heat dissipation over all key motherboard components due to absence of frames on fans. Heat pipes embrace the cooling plates in a circle, then bend at 90 degrees, piercing the base. At first sight it seems that the framework involves six heat pipes, but …

Router TP-Link Nano TL-WR702N Review

Wi-Fi technology has got wide prevalence in recent years, offering convenient and efficient Internet connection. Nevertheless, when it comes about traveling to the remote sites, Wi-Fi connection might be poor or absent at all. The release of router TP-Link Nano TL-WR702N was called to solve the problem of poor signal or connectivity while on move. It enables the creation of a separate Internet access point or the amplification of the available signal.

Layout and Destination

TP-Link Nano TL-WR702N has been developed with good portability and simplicity of use in mind. It goes in blue, green and pink colors. The major peculiarity of this router is its dimensions: it's the most compact wireless model in the market which can be easily transported due to the hand-size properties. Irrespective of the size, the router proves to show outstanding efficiency in the accomplishment of all basic wireless applications.

Model Nano TL-WR702N is a multi-functional wireless network …
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