Expert Advice

Check out our Expert Advice from real Maplineers to get the lowdown on what to look for when you're shopping for electronics and their accessories. There is a ton to know – from all the different types of USB-C specifications to what makes a great TV bracket and how a lithium battery works. We've boiled it all down into easy to read and watch reviews, guides, comparisons and explainers.
Guide to USB-C Cables

Demystifying USB-C Cables: Understanding Data Transfer Rates, Charging Capacities, and Embedded Tech

In this article, we aim to demystify USB-C cables and provide you with a comprehensive understanding of their key features.
How to care for your cables with Maplin

How to care for your cables

Tired of untangling cables only to find they’re damaged or don’t work anymore? If you know how to look after your cables, you’ll find that they can last for far longer than you expect. So read on to learn some techniques to reduce wear and tear for your essential cables.
Understand cables with Maplin

Confused about cables?

A cable is just a cable, right? Well, it isn’t quite that simple. There are all sorts of features and tech details that are important to understand to make sure you get the ideal cable for your needs.
Understand USB connections and cables with Maplin

How do I understand the different USB connections?

Let’s be honest, working out the different types of USB connections can be a nightmare. From charging your phone to connecting a laptop and monitor, it can be tricky to know exactly what you need.

Luckily, Maplin are on hand to help you out!