Archive for August, 2007
Over the years I think we’ve all gathered some extra power supplies and wall adapters. Here is a quick guide to a home brew USB charger or USB power supply. This USB tutorial is from the Hacked Gadgets website and Alan runs a good site – check’em out.This unit is great for charging your iPod, PSP or any USB device and only costs pennies to make.
- 330 ohm 1/4 watt resister
- 10k ohm 1/4 watt resister
- 3mm LED (any color)
- USB type A jack (female)
…configure it for your favorite preferences like syntax highlighting, code folding, basic or advanced menus/toolbars, add your macros, scripts, user-defined tools, and/or FTP/SFTP account informationâ€”all in a “digital briefcase” no larger than the size of a stick of gum.The trial version is 45 days and full price of the software is $49. A small investment for the web guru. Grab the free trial at U3 headquarters or click the publisher IDM Computer Solutions. Not sure what U3 is? Read this. Continue Reading
The USB Implementers Forum drives certification testing and logo awareness for Hi-Speed USB, Hi-Speed USB On-The-GO and Wireless USB technologies. We developed Frankâ€™s Cubicle to show the ubiquity and proliferation of the most successful interconnect technology in the world, with more than 2 billion implementations to date. Today consumers demand interoperability and ease-of-use. Iâ€™d like to think the USB technology has those benefits mastered. Now when consumers think USB weâ€™d like them to remember the associated brands. The latest technology we are supporting is Wireless USB, in which the first five certified products were introduced a few weeks ago from Lenovo, Dell, IOGEAR and D-Link. Set to perform like USB 2.0 sans the cables. Consumers can expect to see more products arrive on the retail shelves before the holiday season.Thanks – Kim! Continue Reading