This is the best USB-C hub

USB-C is a complicated standard, and if you’ve got a new USB-C laptop, you’ll probably want an external hub to get back some of the ports you’re missing, like HDMI, Ethernet, USB Type-A, and SD card slots. We tried a bunch of hubs, considering things like charging speed, ports, design, and cost to find out which one is the best for your new computer. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs

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Christopher Grau says:

Most important question: what watch/band are you wearing? It’s a flieger type : but I can’t make out the brand.

Vandy5000 says:

USB-C is amazing

Bruce John Shourt says:

Please try to not say the pretentious misnomers “price point” and “form factor”. Just say “price” and “size”.

Alex Phan says:

Does the satechi work with the dell xps 13?

Ryan D says:

Probably should got a regular hyper drive if you’re just going to cover up a second port anyway

Macario Patrick says:

I’ve had the Satechi Hub for a couple of months and it works wonderfully!

edvxrd says:

cool ad, same as every other hub…

Corsair Maverick says:

Does it interfere with Wifi 2.4?

Irfan says:

when u connect things on all ports speed goes slow , no port delivers 90% performance drop to 60% due to low frequency and amps , your review is totally nonsense

Zeron' says:

No ports power management test and speed benchmarks?

The Verge says:

Which USB-C hub are you using?

linuxmind says:

“VGA is not that common” -> ?!

Literally any projector in universities/schools/offices etc. uses VGA. In very rare cases you can connect HDMI to them but in most cases laptops lack full size HDMI ports which makes this hub one of the most productive ones.

I am all for USB type C but it can’t compete with USB type A’s rigidity. I don’t see value in these USB type c ports. In any work / productive environment they are way too flimsy and you can easily bend anything connected to that if you are not very careful. They look nice and reversibility is convenient but that’s about it. I’d much rather prefer USB 3.1 type A connectors these day. And not just one or two, at least three or four (mouse, keyboard, usb stick + 1 spare “just in case”). But productivity/work in a society converging to pure media consumption seems irrelevant anyways..

Sadly these days it’s design >> common sense / productivity / sanity.

Ryan D says:

The best usb c hub is the juiced systems biz hub

Dylan Smith says:

Verge, everyone keeps leaving out Juiced systems ! Juiced systems Bizhub was the first hub released in this cateogry way, before satechi’s copy.

R l says:

Professional review, trustworthy and plastic, reaching , buying moment !

Blaze And Co. says:

Why doesn’t Apple give you one of these for free

Su7sH Su7sH says:

I thought the bourge design arc hub might have a wireless charging base at the top!

kingy9189 says:

I’m constantly plugging in to various different TVs for presentations and after owning a few of these, the official Apple adaptor is the only one that worked on every TV (using HDMI) I plugged in to.

Bada Bing888 says:

That’s why I am keeping my 2013 MacBook Pro and all the old ports to avoid dongles.

Paul Walker says:

Please add links for the Satechi

Abdulla Omar says:

can we please get the links to buy these hubs..thanks

guynumber20 says:

What’s that square port I only use ps2 cables

TheReivax27 says:

What the hell was in his hair all along ?

Olaf Michael says:

Ok, you are a contant creator who needs sd-cards, but please remember that there are many many people who are professionals but don’t need sd-cards but need 2 monitors with 4k and 60Hz… what about them?

Tigerex966 says:

Soon usb “D” and thinderbolt “4” will be out to get us to buy and upgrade yet again.
It’s all about the $$$$$
And planned years in advance to get us to part with our $$$$$$
🙁

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