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Will a Generic Cable Damage my Device?

Will a Generic Cable Damage my Device?

 After receiving the following message from one of our supporters: “So, they told me at my local Verizon store that using a generic cord (such as t...

Charge Faster - The Lowdown on Short vs. Long Cables

Charge Faster - The Lowdown on Short vs. Long Cables

Bigger isn't always better, especially when it comes to cables. A long cable is great when you want more freedom to charge and use your device simu...

How Electricity Works - Why your device might be charging slowly

How Electricity Works - Why your device might be charging slowly

I often go through my day, like many others, taking the most basic building blocks of society for granted. I'm too busy wondering why my phone is t...

The Problem With Micro-USB Cables (and the entire world)

The Problem With Micro-USB Cables (and the entire world)

A Brief History of Technology It's kind of strange to think modern day technology runs off of an economy of planned obsolescence. Things are made t...

TekBotic Brand Update

TekBotic Brand Update

TekBotic is undergoing some changes.... our Logo silly! Through the last four years, we have been trying to figure out who we truly are (just like...

5 Hacks & Tips to Keep your Android Micro-USB Charging Cable Alive Longer

5 Hacks & Tips to Keep your Android Micro-USB Charging Cable Alive Longer

Finding the perfect Micro-USB Charging Cable that doesn't break within a month or two of purchasing it is like trying to find your soulmate or bak...

Inside Look: A Multi-Use USB Power Strip Made for the Office

Inside Look: A Multi-Use USB Power Strip Made for the Office

 USB 4 ports fast charging

Introducing a Power Supply Strip/Hub, that you won't want to shove in your desk or hide under that stack of papers you've been meaning to go through!

Find out more about the new addition to the TekBotic family!

USB 3.1, USB Type C and the Future

USB 3.1, USB Type C and the Future

 USB 3.1, USB Type C and the future

In this article, when I refer to the USB Type C, I am referring to the type C connector with USB 3.1 technology, which theoretically supports double the bandwidth of its predecessor.

If you have been wondering what kind of connections there are, click to read more. 

Blue Light and Its' Effects on the Eyes

Blue Light and Its' Effects on the Eyes

 

Blue light or violet light as it is sometimes called is emitted by the sun. However, it is also emitted by tablets, phones, computers and other digital electronics.

Read on to find out how blue light affects your health and how to counter the negative effects. 

What is Bias Lighting, and Why You Should Be Using It.

What is Bias Lighting, and Why You Should Be Using It.

 

Bias lighting (sometimes called mood lighting) is a very basic concept!

It is any sort of ambient lighting that you have placed behind your television monitor. In layman terms, it is basically putting a lamp behind your TV. Click to read on why you should get bias lighting!