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Astell&Kern USB-C Dual DAC Cable review: A plug-n-play audio upgrade

More and more manufacturers are following Apple’s lead and dropping 3.5mm analog headphone jacks from their small electronic devices. Computer manufacturers, meanwhile, typically treat audio as an afterthought. Sure, you’ll find a headphone jack on your laptop or desktop machine, but the audio circuitry feeding it is invariably one of the cheapest components on that… Read More »

After USB-C, EU all set to mandate user replaceable batteries in gadgets, EVs

The EU is considering a move to mandate user replaceable batteries in portable gadgets and EVs. USB-C recently got mandated in the EU for smartphone manufacturers, affecting Apple’s future plans in the region for its iPhones. However, the EU is not stopping here. Based on a new report, it now seems that the EU plans… Read More »

In a shock to Apple, EU to introduce USB-C chargers for all electronic gadgets by 2024

In what comes as a landmark decision, the European Union Parliament on Tuesday approved new rules that make sure a universal charging port is introduced for electronic gadgets like mobile phones, tablets, cameras, e-readers, earbuds and other devices by 2024.  The motion passed with 602 votes in favour and 13 against it. Accordingly, the vote… Read More »