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Here’s Why You Should Never Borrow a Charging Cable for Your Phone

Tech experts have always warned people about using different charging cables for their phone. The problems that can arise range from incompatibility issues to serious security loopholes. Recently, a new clever hack has been discovered that doesn’t seem like a hack at all!

If you’re constantly travelling and tend to lead a life on the road, you might find yourself plugging your phone in a public USB charger. It happens, and we’ve all done it once or twice. But using a cable you’re not sure of its source is not a wise thing to do.

Cybersecurity experts have claimed that charging cables can be modified to incorporate a malware. Such types of malware will let the attacker [...]

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Should you leave your smartphone plugged into the charger overnight?

Are you damaging your phone’s battery by leaving it plugged in overnight? Is it safe to charge your phone this way? We asked experts and have answers.

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The Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ support USB Power Delivery charging

Best Answer: Yes, the Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ both support USB-PD charging. However, the Note 10 only supports up to 25 watts of wired charging while the Note 10+ supports up to 45 watts. If you want to hit those speeds, you’ll need to buy your own 45W charger.

Noteable upgrade: Galaxy Note 10+ ($1,100 at Samsung)

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This $28 smart charging cable knows when your phone is fully charged

Everyone uses their phone, but for some of us, our phones are our lifeline because they allow us to respond to urgent business calls and emails. Thus, many of us obsessively maintain a full charge on our phone. However, our phones aren’t meant to be at 100% battery all day, and maintaining a maximum charge is detrimental to their long-term battery life. That’s why you need a charging cable that will prolong your battery health, and this $28 Charby Sense cable fits the bill.

The Charby Sense is a smart charging cable that can detect when your phone is at a full charge or not. Once you reach a full charge, the Charby Sense will automatically stop charging to prolong your phone’s [...]

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