Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 announced: faster charging, more efficient and USB-PD compatible


Qualcomm announced its newest chipset in an event in New York today. It’ll be called the Snapdragon 835, and it’ll be based on Samsung’s new 10nm process. That should make it more powerful and more power efficient. The 835 also supports Quick Charge 4.0, the latest generation of Qualcomm’s popular charging standard and the first to be fully compatible with the USB Power Delivery standard as Google ‘strongly recommended’ last week.

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Everything you need to know about Android Auto 2.0


Android Auto is a brilliant way to control your phone on the road, but until this week the only way to get it was to buy a car with it built in or get an expensive replacement car stereo. Thanks to its recent 2.0 update, it’s now possible to run Android Auto directly on your smartphone, giving everyone access to Google’s advanced driving interface.

We’ve installed the app so you can see how it works, find out to install it and see what accessories you might need to complete the setup.

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How to connect your iPhone to a 2016 MacBook Pro or MacBook


Apple announced its new MacBook Pro computers last week. Like the iPhone 7, the laptop eliminates quite a few ports that came standard on past models — MagSafe power, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt 2 and HDMI. These are replaced with just two or four Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C ports. That makes for a sleek-looking laptop, but it also means you can’t plug your iPhone in without an adapter. Here’s what you’ll need.

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