New USB-C hub makes MacBook Pro backward-compatible | Cult of … – Cult of Mac

Apple has made accessories companies busy working furiously to create the perfect dongle or hub for users furious over a new MacBook Pro will only USB-C ports.

We crave change and innovation from Apple, then moan when we are not ready for it. SCOSCHE Industries hopes to ease your transition with a new USB-C AV multiport adaptor with three ports for your peripheral devices.

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The SCOSHE USB-C hub has three ports, including one that will let you charge and sync your iPhone.
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SCOSCHE started making hubs and adapters since USB-C was announced as the coming new standard. They were among the first companies to offer adaptors when Apple, in 2015, introduced a new MacBook with a single USB-C port.

USB-C has numerous benefits, including support of Thunderbolt 3, which offers greater speed for large data transfers. That’s great, but what about all that stuff we have to plug in, like printers, hard drives media card readers, or an extra monitor?

The new SCOSCHE hub, which will retail for $59.99 on its website and with select retailers, offers plug-ins for three essential functions. One is an HDMI connection, which allows a user to connect an HDMI-enabled TV or 4K monitor or output video content, like movies.

Another port is USB-A, for those older computer accessories like flash drives. The third port is USB-C which allows pass-through charging of MacBooks. Users can also charge and sync an iPhone, iPad or iPod.

SCOSCHE has been around since 1980, starting out as a car audio accessories company. It has since branched out into consumer technology with products in more than 50 countries and more than 100 patents and trademarks.

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