SFCable's Blog – August 2019 Archive (9)

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

Learn How DB9 Connectors Has Evolved Since its Inception

The first computers were huge and mainly used the command line interface. In order to perform the smallest tasks, you had to type them out using the keyboard. And the idea of the keyboard also came from the typewriter. These keyboards were connected to the computers via a cable.

The DB9 connector is the smallest of the D sub type…

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Added by SFCable on August 14, 2019 at 1:54am — No Comments

How to Choose the Right Household Power Cord

When it comes to choosing power cord for the household devices, people often make a mistake by choosing the wrong products. Rather than buying the cheapest and longest cord, here is how you can make a smart purchase by considering these factors when deciding which extension cord to use.

Two Prong Vs Three Prong Plugs

For the household use, two of the most common household plug configurations are two prongs (NEMA 1-15) and three prongs (NEMA…

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Added by SFCable on August 13, 2019 at 2:51am — No Comments

The Reason We Are Still Talking About Audio Video Cables in 2019

There are many of us out here who only trust cables for connectivity. People can go around with their wireless devices all they like, but we don’t want to have to make sure to charge everything before using it. We just want to start using the device!

Fortunately, cables are not going anywhere. They are mostly required for audio video purposes which is something we need for both entertainment and work.

Primarily, there are two types of these…

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Added by SFCable on August 12, 2019 at 2:41am — No Comments

4 Things to Take Care of in a Data Center

In 2017, at the Worldwide Developer Conference, in the opening video, Apple showed a very interesting thing. They wanted to highlight the fact that the world cannot be without apps. A data center employee accidentally unplugged the servers to plug in his waterfall, and in doing so, turned off the data center. This turned off all the apps and there was an APP-pocalypse.

What this also highlighted was that without data centers, most apps would stop…

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Added by SFCable on August 6, 2019 at 1:54am — No Comments

How to Buy Power Plug Adapters for Your Travels

When you are planning for travel, electronic gadgets need a proper planning as well. And when doing so, it is important to stock up right power plug adapters in order to save power. And there are almost 12 types of power sockets in-use universally. Because of this, users tends it get confused while selecting the power plug adapters.

To get over this issue, here are six tips to help you buying the right one:…

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Added by SFCable on August 2, 2019 at 2:16am — No Comments

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