We love to hear the big and small wins for USB technology. After 10 years, USB-C will win the battle as the connection socket of choice for iPhone products. Why? It is estimated the value of charging cables to be sold in 2022 is $2.6 billion dollars. If you estimate cable to be $10 USD, […]
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In the news, Intel has given their specification for its high-speed Thunderbolt technology to the USB-IF implementers forum. This is the group which creates and manages USB technology. The USB4 specification will follow the current USB 3.2 specification, yet an exact date of release has not been defined. USB4 will double the bandwidth of USB […]
Thunderbolt is the new technology by Apple which is claiming better performance and speed then our new USB 3 specification.Â It all looks good on paper and plan, but will reality let Thunderbolt win? Thunderbolt is the copper wire version of Intel’s Lightpeak technology.Â Thunderbolt will produce transfer rates equal to 10Gbps which is about […]
Thunderbold, LightPeak and their magical 10Gpbs transfer rate have been the talk for some time.Â Well, at least the LightPeak version.Â Thunderbolt is just Apple’s spin on the technology.Â So will these new fangled technologies replace USB one day?Â Yes, I think so.Â Anytime soon?Â No way. LightPeak and Thunderbolt are currently designed off copper […]
Beginning with macOS Ventura, a new layer of protection offers some reassurance to enterprise IT against USB device-borne attacks. Mac computers using the new Apple silicon will require USB and Thunderbolt accessories to be approved by the user before the accessory can communicate with macOS. When a new USB or Thunderbolt device is connected to […]
We answer what USB4 is. From physical size and connector type to the improved benefits of this new(er) technology. Four key points are mentioned on exactly why people will want to adopt USB4 technology.
Port Hub Provides Six Connection Options via USB The Satechi Port Hub adapter extends the functionality of your M1 MacBook Pro laptop. It has all of the necessary ports, including a USB4 port, Gigabit Ethernet, a USB-C data port, two USB-A data ports, and an audio jack port. The Pro Hub Mini is the only […]
USB 3.2, the most recent, shipping, standard sees a maximum transfer speed of 40Gb per second. USB4 will double that. Said another way, 80Gbps is equal to moving 10,000MB in one second. Said another way, that’s about 10GBs in one second. Keep in mind, this is all theoretical, maxium speed. Real world applications will not […]
It could be said the top five topics for CES 2018 were robots, driverless cars, virtual reality, internet of things and drones; however, we should keep our eye on less flashy topics like our beloved USB. We learned at CES the USB Implementer Forum is looking at the capability to increase data transfer rates up […]
Microsoft is creating a new connection for their tablet and laptop devices but as revealed in their newest patent filing, the working version of its Surface connector port will resemble the magnetic snap of past Apple devices while maintaining current USB-C compatibility standards.
You can’t help to think Apple’s push for Thunderbolt has something to do with the latest announcement from the USB-IF…in that transfer speeds via USB will double what the USB 3.0 specification currently is.Â If development can stay on target, this increased speed should be seeing implementation by end of 2014. The new specification will […]
Just looking at the picture, wouldn’t it be a shame if the Porsche inspired USB hard drive from LaCie got a scratch on it?Â Not many tech products get designed after house-hold names, like Porsche, but it seems LaCie is making a good business out of it. The exclusive design is available in 500GB and […]