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Plugable’s new display docks fix the biggest headache of modern laptops

Plugable’s new display docks fix the biggest headache of modern laptops

More and more, it seems that notebook manufacturers are okay with removing ports from their devices in an attempt to make the thinnest and lightest laptop they can. Plugable claims to have the solution to disappearing connectivity options, today announcing two new USB display docks: the UD-3900Z and the UD-6950Z.

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Nintendo Switch third-party dock bricking explained by an engineer

Nintendo Switch third-party dock bricking explained by an engineer

There is a rather big market for third-party Nintendo Switch accessories but the one thing that continues to worry Switch owners is the charging dock. Nintendo's Official version is large and expensive but third-party options risk bricking the gaming handheld. The latter has largely been blamed on Nintendo's implementation of the USB-C Power Delivery feature which is believed to be non-compliant with the standard spec. According to an electrical engineer, however, those third-party docks might be the ones to blame instead.

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