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Guide to Choosing the Right Audio Cable Splitter

40 years ago, Sony's Walkman TPS - L2 put two headphone jacks on a single device to enable music sharing. Seeing this, the idea of sharing music from a portable, personal device became popular. Once music became portable, it gave birth to many industries, one of which is the audio cable splitter. It is one of those gadgets that add convenience to an already convenient experience.…

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Added by SFCable on November 22, 2019 at 2:49am — No Comments

Outdoor Lighting Tips to Brighten Up Your Holiday

Christmas trees, Decorations for the mailbox, Lawn figures, and Holiday flags.

Everyone is set to give their homes and lawns a holiday touch. But to add charm to all these decors for the cold holiday nights, you need good lights.

Why?

Because they make everything brighter and bring it all together.

While you are dealing with those light webs, here…

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Added by SFCable on November 19, 2019 at 6:40am — No Comments

Coworking Spaces: More Than Just The Corner Coffee Shop

Millennials are taking a different route when it comes to making a living. They are either starting companies of their own, working by themselves, or freelancing for a bunch of companies. This has opened up a new business platform opportunity for coworking spaces and start-up incubators.…

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Added by SFCable on November 18, 2019 at 2:52am — No Comments

USB C: The Other Side of the Dongle Mess

Over the last five years, if there has been one topic in discussion in every way possible by phone and laptop manufactures, media, and tech enthusiasts, it is USB C. How it works, whether it is better than older versions, how fast companies will adapt to it, the possibilities of its uses and many more questions and topics are the focus of these discussions.

So why is it in the discussion? And why should device manufacturers switch…

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Added by SFCable on November 7, 2019 at 4:11am — No Comments

DisplayPort Cables: An Important Accessory for Every Setup

When it comes to computer cables, what comes to mind is power cables, Displayport cables, HDMI cables, AUX cables, etc. One of the important cables in this list is the DisplayPort cable. Let's talk about that. DisplayPort has been a popular choice for computers, whereas HDMI has been popular for televisions. So, why has the …

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Added by SFCable on November 4, 2019 at 1:05am — No Comments

Power Strip: The Most Important Gadget of This Century

Your computer needs a power outlet. But so does your tablet, your mobile phone, your power banks, your wireless headphones, and your smart speaker. This is the situation of just a single workstation.

But since the appliances and gadgets that make our lives easier are only increasing in number every day, we need more than two power outlets in each room of our house. The most convenient and flexible option, in this case, is you get a power strip. It…

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Added by SFCable on October 25, 2019 at 3:28am — No Comments

How to Check & Solve Ethernet Cable Problems

Ethernet cables are one of the most important elements of any electric system. If they don’t work properly, the rest of the network would become nonfunctioning. Any type of disruption would make faulty Ethernet Cable’s performance slow.

Today we will be checking out some of the signs that indicate if your cable is performing up to the standard or not.

It Often Loses…

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Added by SFCable on October 23, 2019 at 2:00am — No Comments

Why You Should Only Use Your Own Charger

USB cables and chargers are everyday must-haves. Whether it is to connect your phone to the music system, transferring files to another device or just for charging. When our phones are running low on the battery we never think twice before borrowing chargers from others.

But it could be the biggest pitfall for your device. Because you never know the quality of their …

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Added by SFCable on October 9, 2019 at 4:54am — No Comments

Here are all That you Need to Know about Audio Cables

There are so many types of audio cables available in the market. And it's a very likely scenario that you bought the wrong audio cable for your music system. Don't worry, you are not alone in this. It is a mistake that everyone makes. Thus, this guide will explain the required basics along with the types and use cases.

1. Jack connector

In any musical equipment, it is one of the most common connection…

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Added by SFCable on October 4, 2019 at 7:21am — No Comments

How to Choose the Correct Extension Cord Sizes

When we hear the name extension cords, the very first thing that comes to our mind is that they could provide an extension of any home’s or workshop’s electrical circuits. This comes in handy when a lamp, appliance or tool has a short cord to reach the required location. We often get to know about how important it is to maintain the security of these cords. However, out of all the factors, choosing the right length and size of the power cord is equally important to manage the…

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Added by SFCable on October 1, 2019 at 2:11am — No Comments

DisplayPort AND HDMI: No Longer a Debate | You Need Them Both

The battle between HDMI and DisplayPort is not new. But if you really understand them both, you will know that each serves its own purpose. In this blog, we will talk about how to get the best display results with the use of these two cables.

A wide range of devices come with HDMI port, from TVs to laptops and projectors. DisplayPort, on the other hand, has a much more niche usage (or acceptance or requirement). It is great for a gaming setup and…

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Added by SFCable on September 26, 2019 at 3:07am — No Comments

Cat5e Cables: The Unsung Hero of a Connected Smart Home

Cat5e cable is an upgrade to the cat5 cable. The ‘e’ stands for ‘enhanced’. A cat 5 cable can transfer data at the maximum speed of 100Mbps whereas the cat5e cable can go up to 1000Mbps. However, when we say fast, it is not always obvious that it is reliable. The cat5e cable is the more reliable one out of the…

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Added by SFCable on September 24, 2019 at 4:59am — No Comments

Fiber Optic Cable: Key to A Reliable Smart Home Routine

The Ethernet cable has been around for over 35 years. It is difficult to remember a time when you could use either your house phone or the internet via a dial-up connection. This changed when you could use both at the same time but still with an Ethernet cable. The cable got better in terms of speed and reliability. Then we…
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Added by SFCable on September 20, 2019 at 2:27am — No Comments

HDMI vs Optical Cables: Which one to Consider?

It’s about connecting your shiny new soundbar or AV receiver and having to decide between HDMI cables and Fiber Optic Cables. As home theater systems get more and more complex (Including wiring). Back into the good old days, all that you need was a coaxial cable to get the audio and video signals to your television set. Unlike today, to align your system with sound, Blu-ray players, and high-definition programming, you…
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Added by SFCable on September 7, 2019 at 2:21am — No Comments

Everything You Should Know About Power Cords: An Infographic

When you have so many options to choose your power cords, it can be overwhelming sometimes. While you are looking to buy it for a particular application, it is important to have a basic understanding. This infographic will give you a 360 view of power cords and its applications.…


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Added by SFCable on September 6, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

Display Port 2.0: Let's See What it has to offer

A new version of DisplayPort is here. Officials are calling it the biggest upgrade yet. It could be enough to earn a place for DisplayPort in future devices. Originally envisioned as a replacement to the older VGA and DVI standards which dominated the market in the early 2000s.
Backed by the VESA group, they always had an intent to be the…
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Added by SFCable on September 5, 2019 at 2:35am — No Comments

Your Guide to Power Extension and Charging Station Setups

Battery technology is getting better, but it is nowhere close to perfect. At the end of each day - if not at mid-day - we have to plug in our devices to be able to use them again. The devices that we have to plug in are only increasing every day, from our phones and laptops to our cars! Even the much-hyped wireless charging devices are not exactly wireless. Not yet anyway. This takes me to say that the most essential gadget of all time is a power cable!

Every little thing…

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Added by SFCable on August 31, 2019 at 8:05am — No Comments

Adapters Bring Together the Old and the New, & That’s Good!

When it comes to connecting accessories to computers, it is not always with a USB to USB cable. Even after the invention of the USB standard, the various types of serial connectors stayed. Everything did not immediately switch to USB entirely. This is when manufacturers started to find a middle ground because they did not want their accessory to be useless (or, out of time) in a short time. So, they started making devices that could connect to a computer via its USB port…
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Added by SFCable on August 29, 2019 at 8:14am — No Comments

Why Ethernet Cables are here to stay?

Back in the days when there was no WIFI, we were so fascinated with how a single cable connection could let you surf and access online data. As time passed by, we have cut down a lot on the cables. With a single Wi-Fi connection, we can access the internet from anywhere in our homes. All we need for that is good internet speed. But, when it is down, you cannot do anything but wait for the error-free connection (including…
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Added by SFCable on August 28, 2019 at 2:39am — No Comments

Keep In Mind These 5 Things Before Buying a Computer Monitor

No one talks about computer monitors. You will always find hobbyists talking about processor prowess, RAM and storage when they talk about building their ideal setup. But the display is just as essential! After all, the result of that computing is on the display! So, once you pick out the perfect CPU parts, the most comfortable keyboard, and the most accurate mouse, spend some time picking out the right monitor. On top of that spend an equal amount of time getting the best and the most…

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Added by SFCable on August 23, 2019 at 2:17am — No Comments

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