Hey Lifehacker, With all the discussion recently about the pitfalls of buying cheap micro-USB wall chargers off eBay or from markets, what is the best way to buy a fast charging but safe charger, without paying a fortune for it?
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We'll first see USB-C on Apple's upcoming pricey MacBook line, but it won't be unique to Apple laptops. Just what is USB-C, anyway, and why would we want to use it?
Computer users everywhere are looking at the USB stick sat next to their computer this week with trepidation. Many are now wondering if this trusted friend has turned against them now that cybersecurity experts say they've found a massive flaw in the very make up of these devices. It seems the humble USB drive can easily be used to compromise basic security principles in your machine.
Mac: Encryption is a great way to keep your files safe, and encrypting private files on a USB stick is no exception. Thankfully, The Instructional reminds us that Macs have a handy one-click option to encrypt external disks.
You know the feeling: you look for somewhere to plug in a phone, a portable hard drive or some other peripheral, and discover you're completely out of USB ports. When that happens, it's time to buy a hub — but some hubs are definitely better than others. This week we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations.