Adapters Archive

Guide to the Safest, Best LP4 Molex to SATA Power Adapter

When you’re installing a new SSD or HDD drive, there are two primary types of connection: molex and SATA. Molex connections have four large pins, which are shaped similar to the ground prong on an AC cord. SATA connections, on the other hand, have a flat, 15-pin design that looks much more advanced. Typically, molex connections are found on older drives, or on larger 3.5 …

Which Orico Transparent USB 3.0 Hub Is Right For Me?

Sometimes you need more USB ports than you have available. That’s actually an increasingly common problem. Because from mice to smartphones, just about everything is on the USB format now. Luckily, adding some additional USB ports to your setup is easy. Or at least, it can be. It really depends on whether or not you’re able to find the right hub to help. Orico Transparent …

TRENDnet TUC-ET2G Review: USB-C 3.1 to 2.5GBASE-T Ethernet Adapter (Best & Only)

Many notebooks and laptops are no longer being constructed with Ethernet ports. And it’s understandable why. The port itself is pretty large and unwieldy. Plus, it allows for an ingress of dust when unplugged. They’re sometimes prone to damage, and when damaged on a laptop, there’s generally no replacing them. Perhaps worst of all, they just don’t fit neatly on the slimmer I/O that is …

Best USB-C to USB 3.0 Adapters

There’s nothing we like more than getting our hands on the latest new technologies. As standards are upgraded, the hardware we use becomes faster, more reliable, and easier to use. Unfortunately, there is a downside to upgrades. Hardware that we use every day can become obsolete. In some cases, it’s obsolescence is superficial. Take our trusty USB ports, for example. There are a lot of …

Guide to the Best USB-C to Ethernet Network Adapter

Most cables are pretty limited. They might be able to carry video, but not audio. They might be able to handle 1080p content, but not 4K. Various types of cables broke-off into different specialties, each trying to be good at one thing. What makes USB-C special is it can do almost anything. It’s useful for sending out video signals, audio signals, data, power, even Internet …