What the general population might not understand is that USB is a fairly inconsistent bus for enumeration with peripherals.Â Sure, for the average user their USB devices work, but for an engineer or tech savvy user, they all pretty much agree – USB is problematic. Maybe this is just one reason why Intel is slowing it’s adoption of it…the other is probably the new development of Light Peak.Â Light Peak is a fiber optical cable which supports up to 10Gbps [now] and expandability to 100Gbps [future].Â Light Peak doesn’t use complicated protocols like Continue Reading
Review: Adesso Wireless USB Trackball KeyboardDonâ€™t you hate it when you buy a new gadget and donâ€™t have the batteries it needs? This new keyboard from Adesso avoids that let down. Batteries ARE included. No more scrounging around for those AA Batteries that you need just to get this keyboard to workContinue Reading
Well, all of this will be possible with the new Alereon wireless USB technology for the iPhone and those who integrate into their peripheral.
The demonstration consists of a small wireless USB peripheral connected to a typical iPhone or iPod’s edge connector. The adapter enables any iPhone or iPod to both provide extra battery power/charging as well as synchronize wirelessly to iTunes whether on a Windows or MAC OS machine. Future enhancements will enable connectivity to HDTVs for displaying photos or videos.The ultimate vision of Alereon is to have a peripheral device integrated into Continue Reading
The Apollo Pro WX will use Seagate hard drives and will come in a variety of sizes with a maximum capacity of 1.5TBs.Â The wireless hard drive solution has a total range of about 30 feet.Â Meaning your hard drive can sit, by itself, up to 30 feet away from computers and read/write data as though you had a direct connect hard drive.Â Talk about conveninece, this is it! Since USB wireless isn’t available on all computers, the Imation wireless hard drive will still come with an available USB port and cable for those who haven’t made the switch. Along with no price tag, Imation is also vague about release date, just sometime in the fall. Source:Â Electronista. Continue Reading