Tag Archive: Dongle


This dongle lets you charge your iPhone from your Android device

You know how you can plug your Apple Pencil into the Lightining Port of your iPad Pro to charge it? Wouldn’t it be great it you could charge your iPhone the same way? That’s the dream on the table (ish) with the PowerMe, a new dongle that can charge any Lightning or microUSB device from […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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How to add Continuity to any Mac using just a cheap Bluetooth dongle

A couple months ago, we wrote about the Continuity Activation Tool, an app that hacks Continuity into older Macs that can’t support Handoff, Instant Hotspot, and AirDrop by default. The only problem? It was rough: you needed to physically break…

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‘Apple TV Air’ Concept Turns Apple’s Black Box Into A Dongle

The last Apple TV concept we saw had us swooning for a redesigned Apple remote/gaming pad, but if Apple decides to reduce the Apple TV’s size to take on the Chromecast and the new Roku stick, this Apple TV Air…

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Upgrade Your Mac To 802.11ac With QuickerTech’s USB Dongle

  QuickerTech’s pitch for its 802.11AC USB Transceiver is a good one in this wasteful age of needless upgrades: instead of tossing out your perfectly good old Mac just to buy one that is only marginally better just because it…

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This Dongle Lets You Instantly Transfer Files Between Android And iPhone

  Here’s something you don’t see often: It’s an Android phone sporting a 30-pin connector. Blasphemy! Heretical! Nonsense. PhotoFast’s i-FlashDrive, which allows fast transfer of files between Android and iOS, is here to promote peace and understanding between all —…

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Bad Elf Dongle Adds GPS Via Lighting Port

When I ordered a Retina iPad mini, I went for the cellular version – and not only because it means I can get online anywhere without draining my iPhone’s battery by tethering. I got it for the GPS, which is…

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Wise Button Combines iPhone Tracker, Music Remote And Shutter Release In One Tiny Dongle

We’ve seen a few dongles that let you track your devices from your iPhone using Bluetooth, and we’ve seen some that let you fire your iPhone’s shutter the same way. But the Wise Button does both. I wouldn’t call it…

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The Tinke Lightning Dongle Measures Your Zen Level, Dude

zensorium-tinke-lightningZensorium’s Tinke is one of those gadgets that’s a little off the beaten path. Like many fitness gadgets, it can measure heart rate. What makes it different is that it’ll also measure blood oxygen levels and respiratory rate — and what it does with that data is even more unusual. The little pastel-colored dongle pairs […]

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Triggertrap Flash Dongle For Ultra-High Speed iPhoneography

Triggertrap has released a new dongle that lets you fire real camera flashes using your iPhone. This brings you into the realm of high-speed photography — the kind where people shoot bullets through balloons of water and capture the image. Previously, Triggertrap was a remote that would let you fire your camera using your iPhone […]

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Is This New Phone Dongle Breathalyzer The Most Accurate? [Indiegogo]

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The makers of Floome, a new breathalyzer dongle that clips into a smartphone’s headphone jack, say their gadget is more accurate than the Breathometer breathalyzer we featured in March, because Floome is equipped with a key ingredient missing from the former: a flowmeter.

2045Tech, the outfit behind Floome, says on their Indiegogo page that the flowmeter they use is “the same sensor as law enforcement breathalyzers.”

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