MacVoices #22078: Glenn Fleishman Takes Control of Untangling Connections (1)

In his newest Take Control book, Take Control of Untangling ConnectionsGlenn Fleishman takes on the extremely challenging task of making sense of the many cable, connector, and function standards that you may run into. From the multiple variations of USB to DisplayPort and HDMI, Glenn gives us tips and tricks on what works best for what, and how to determine what a given cable is capable of. (Part 1) 


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Show Notes:


CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 4 review: The ultimate Thunderbolt hub for your Mac by Glenn Fleishman on

ZMI PowerPack No. 20 review: Compact external battery can charge a MacBook by Glenn Fleishman on


Glenn Fleishman is a Seattle-based technology journalist and two-time winner on Jeopardy. He writes largely about where technology crosses with people’s lives, as well as exhaustive technology explanations. At Macworld, he authors the Mac 911 user-help column. He has contributed to the Economist since 2005, including nearly 400 online blog posts and articles, as well as Fast Company, MIT Technology Review, Boing Boing, TidBITS, Six Colors, and others. You can find him on Twitter as @glennf, and check out everything else at his blog.


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