Why Quick Charge 3.0 is Worth Caring About

Why Quick Charge 3.0 is Worth Caring About

December 14, 2016 By eeco

Browse around Amazon’s electronics section or go shopping for a new smartphone and you are likely to encounter the term “Quick Charge 3.0” quite a lot. The trouble is, a recent consumer survey showed that only a small minority of consumers had ever heard of QC 3.0 and fewer still could explain how it works. Given that we are preparing […]

Survival of the Fittest: Only USB-C Will Reign

Survival of the Fittest: Only USB-C Will Reign

December 7, 2016 By eeco

It’s now clear USB Type-C’s march to dominance is unstoppable, but what does this actually mean for you and the way you use your devices? The major manufacturers are all starting to make the switch, from Apple with the MacBook and MacBook Pro to Google with the Pixel. 2017 is sure to be the year that USB-C becomes mainstream, replacing […]

Why Put Kevlar In Cables

Why Put Kevlar In Cables

November 30, 2016 By eeco

Kevlar is best known as the incredibly strong material used by the military and SWAT teams in their body armor and helmets. This reputation as “bulletproof” has sometimes led to a bit of confusion as to the purpose of putting Kevlar in cables. Some reviewers have taken such cables to the firing range and been disappointed when the cable couldn’t stand up […]

What’s Coming Up

What’s Coming Up

November 22, 2016 By eeco

It’s been a hectic time at eeco over the past couple of months with us working non-stop on developing an entire range of new products. Now that several of these new products are approaching launch, we felt it was time to share what we’ve been up to! Quick Charge 3.0 Power Bank The first of our new wave of products […]

Why Apple Is Right to Drop the Headphone Jack

Why Apple Is Right to Drop the Headphone Jack

September 9, 2016 By eeco

The iPhone 7 finally launched and as expected most headlines focused on the removal of the traditional headphone jack. 300,000 had signed a petition even before the announcement had been made and there has been a lot of mocking on social media. However, we are willing to bet that opposition will fade away pretty quickly, and here’s why. An inevitable […]

Apple’s Big Event: What You Need to Know

Apple’s Big Event: What You Need to Know

September 7, 2016 By eeco

The new iPhone 7 was finally unveiled this morning in San Francisco and as expected, it is the confirmation that the device won’t include an audio jack that is attracting the most attention. There was plenty of other interesting announcements though so let’s give have a quick rundown of the main points of interest. No headphone jack but Lightning earphones […]

10 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Device

10 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Device

September 2, 2016 By eeco

To celebrate the launch of our first product, the eeco 30-pin cable, we are currently celebrating Apple’s old charging cable and the previous generation devices was designed for as part of our “throwback to thirty-pin” campaign. As part of this, we’ve assembled a handy breakdown of some of the ways you can give your old devices a new lease of life, […]

Apple’s 30-pin Cable: Why It’s Still Around

Apple’s 30-pin Cable: Why It’s Still Around

August 31, 2016 By eeco

Apple’s unglamorously named “30-pin connector” has been around for a long time now and was officially replaced by the Lightning connector in time for the iPhone 5 back in 2012. In an industry known for its love of the new and the miniature, the 30-pin connector now seems a bit outdated. Yet they still sell very well and with upwards of 100 million […]

Why Your Smartphone Battery Isn’t Good Enough

Why Your Smartphone Battery Isn’t Good Enough

August 26, 2016 By eeco

The massive growth in power bank sales over the last few years can tell us one simple fact: mobile phone batteries aren’t good enough. Even with general use regular charging is a must. Watch a few videos or play a game for a while and you’ll be out of juice in no time (Pokémon Go players know this all too well). Why […]

10 Ways to Make Your Cables Last Longer

10 Ways to Make Your Cables Last Longer

August 24, 2016 By eeco

Cables are one of modern life’s true essentials. Everybody owns them and everybody needs them. Having a cable stop working at an inopportune moment can lead to all manner of inconvenience, and having to constantly replace cables is irritating and potentially expensive. So what can we do to make sure our cables live the fullest life they can? Why do […]

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