Category Archives: The Cables

How to Connect iPad to TV?

When connecting your iPad to your TV, you should do so via wires—like a Lightning or USB-C to HDMI adapter—or via Airplay and an Apple-compatible smart TV. Otherwise, it won’t work or you’ll get less-than-desired results like a black screen with sound but no video feed.

How to Connect A/V Receiver to TV?

The A/V receiver helps “expedite” or at least streamline your stereo or sound system when connecting it to your HDTV, plasma TV or CRT TV. Even with the dawn of HDMI-ARC or eARC, A/V receivers remain immensely popular for home entertainment systems.

Do Ethernet Splitters Reduce Speed or Not?

If you’re short on Ethernet ports and wish to transform an Ethernet cable into two connections, there are multiple ways to go about it. Ethernet splitting is actually the first thing in your mind in such a situation. However, some people out there claim there’s no such thing as an Ethernet splitter. Let this guide disambiguate what Ethernet… Read More »

A Guide on D-Sub vs. VGA

D-Sub vs VGA: Is it even a debate? Arguably, they’re the same thing. To be more specific, VGA is a video connection standard or A/V interface (more video than audio, to be honest) for PC monitors that make use of the 15-pin D-subminiature, D-Sub, D-SUB, or D-sub connector. To compare them is an act of disambiguating what they… Read More »