UPDATE: A Mastodon friend grabbed one of the noncompliant devices and did a deep analysis. See the “More Technical Detail” section, below, for those details. I own about a half-dozen rechargeable devices that have “USB-C” charge ports. You’ll note I put that in quotes. They mostly amount to things that you could broadly classify as … Continue reading On Dealing With USB-A-to-C Charge Cables
Remaking the Fake VGA Charge Cable
“Is that a VGA cable plugged into your phone??” Designing and printing a fake VGA charge cable.
My last cable box had pushbuttons
Today a couple of different people at work commented on the screensaver I currently use. It is xanalogtv from the xscreensaver package. It simulates switching channels on an old boxy rotary-channel-selector television, complete with snow, image ghosting, wiggly vertical sync, and all of that. The author of this screensaver put in an impressive amount of … Continue reading My last cable box had pushbuttons