It has been recently announced that newer USB cables that used the USB 2.0 and 3.0 technology should be able to supply a whole 100 watts of power, which is enough to power a computer. You read correctly: you could be able to charge a laptop via USB! It was decided that new USB cables in production will be able to carry enough to power the brightest light bulb possible. It makes you think about how much we can take the USB technology for granted, as we use USB ports in our myriad of devices to charge a variety of gadgets almost as much as our wall outlets. Pretty soon, it will be possible that this could be a universal laptop charging solution; or a universal charging solution in general. WANT! Continue reading “Soon, the USB Will Replace EVERY Power Connector You Own; YAY Synergy!”
After digging through the remainder of coffee grounds for your morning “cup of joe”, you realize that your large metal coffee can is empty and bound for the recycle bin. But wait, what about re-purposing that piece of metal can into something that you can get a a lot of use from? That sounds like a novel idea! In only an afternoon (assuming you have the hardware parts necessary), you can turn a metal coffee can into an rustic-looking and fashionable Wi-Fi antenna or signal booster with an surprisingly long range.
In the past 4 years, I have become disillusioned of cable/satellite television subscriptions (though we have DirecTV at the house), and I have discovered five things about my television habits: