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Everything You Need to Know About USB-C

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The shift toward USB Type-C is well underway, and with good reason. With USB-C, we have faster data transfer speeds, faster charging and more power. USB-C cables and connectors are slim enough to charge phones yet robust enough to charge even laptops and tablets. 

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Topics: Mobility, News, Power, Around the Home

Ask the Experts: Surge Protection

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Powerful surges can destroy your favorite (and most expensive) electronics and cause severe data loss. Surge Protectors keep your beloved devices safe from damage caused by these surges. As technology evolves, there is a heightened need for surge protection - due to smaller and more sensitive electrical components in the devices we use daily.

But how do we know which surge protector to buy? What devices need surge protection? We went and talked with our surge protection experts here at Jasco and asked them all the questions we know you've been curious about in "Ask the Experts" - Surge Protection edition.

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Topics: Power

5 Bloggers Reveal Their Outdoor Gear Essentials

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Summer is officially here! And along with the feeling of freedom that summer brings us, comes the urge to be active and get outdoors. While you don’t have to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro (unless you’re MMA Fighter Justin Wren - founder of Fight for the Forgotten,) simply getting outside anywhere you can is good for your soul, your body and making lasting memories. But for those of us who don’t identify as “outdoorsy,” how do you get started? What outdoor gear do you need?

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Topics: LED Lighting, Power

Cordinate Your Life with Designer Extension Cords

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We’ve all seen those perfectly styled rooms on Pinterest or Instagram. And if we’re being honest with ourselves, we’ve probably been pretty envious of them. How do these people have such perfect living spaces? How can we make our own home or office Pinterest-worthy? There are so many options to choose from when it comes to home décor, from pillows and mirrors, to rugs and chairs.

There may be one category that you’re overlooking though – extension cords. We all have them, so why are we spending so much time creating the perfect space, only to add a basic extension cord that disrupts the design?

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Topics: Power, Around the Home

5 Reasons You Need the EcoSurvivor Bluetooth Speaker

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Music. It’s the soundtrack of our lives. We take it with us everywhere we go – in the car, at home, to school, at work, for family gatherings, or just hanging out with friends. So how do you choose the right speaker for your needs? If you’re like me, you want one that provides an excellent sound output, has Bluetooth capability, and is small enough to take anywhere. The new EcoSurvivor Bluetooth Speaker fits all those requirements, plus some you didn’t even know you needed. Here are 5 reasons why you need the EcoSurvivor Bluetooth Speaker :

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Topics: Power, Mobility

Tech Gift Guide | Team Jasco Edition

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Finding a gift that is cool, useful, and affordable is no easy task. From fun electronics, to trendy tech, to the latest fashion - the possibilities for your list are never ending! According to the Consumer Technology Association, approximately 68% of adults plan on buying some sort of technology gift alone.

It's even harder to narrow down your wish list when you work for a company that makes a ton of innovative products. We asked a few Jasco employees to share what Jasco items are going to be at the top of their lists this year. After much deliberation, here are the top product picks our team members said they wanted the most for Christmas. We hope this Jasco Holiday Tech Gift Guide helps give you a little Christmas list inspiration!

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Topics: Smart Home, Around the Home, LED Lighting, Power

Introducing the New EcoSurvivor.com

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We're excited to announce the launch of the newly designed microsite for our EcoSurvivor brand of products. You can check it out now at EcoSurvivor.com! Our team members have worked hard to create a completely new site that's visually engaging and easy to navigate, shop for products, and learn about our story and technology behind EcoSurvivor.

With a growing line of durable LED lighting products, portable power solutions, and audio accessories, we knew we needed a site that not only supported the expanding line of products but also helped support and educates people about the real purpose behind our brand and nonprofit partnerships with Water4 and Justin Wren.

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Topics: News, LED Lighting, Mobility, Power

The Extension Cord You Didn't Know You Needed

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Extension cords are not something you normally find yourself thinking about or even researching online. When you think about extension cords, usually what comes to mind are solid colors (usually in brown, black or white), light and flimsy or bulky heavy duty cords that all get tangled and get in the way. 

Well now it’s time to change the way you think about extension cords with Cordinate Designer Extension Cords.

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Topics: Power, Around the Home

Your Guide to USB-C: The Cable Today You'll Need for Tomorrow

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The shift toward USB Type-C is well underway, and with good reason.  With USB-C, we have faster data transfer speeds, faster charging and more power. USB-C cables and connectors are slim enough for phones yet robust enough for laptops and tablets. 

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Topics: Mobility, News, Power, Around the Home

4 Simple Steps to Prepare for a Power Outage

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Tornadoes, hurricanes or even just severe thunderstorms can easily knock out power and destroy valuable electronic equipment in your home. There’s no way to know when electricity will be restored, so your best bet is to always be prepared. Even when we're warned days in advance of possible severe weather, power outages and surge spikes can still take us by surprise. Be ready for the unexpected by following these 4 simple steps to prepare for a power outage.

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Topics: Around the Home, How To, Power, Safety & Security