News tagged ‘usb’

Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014

Meet the reversible USB

Meet the reversible USB

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced that it has finalized its redesign of the USB - and this time it can be plugged in both ways.

Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

SanDisk introduces new Cruzer U USB flash drives for students

SanDisk introduces new Cruzer U USB flash drives for students

SanDisk has just introduced the new Cruzer U USB flash drive for students. Available in bright, bold colors, the drives also features SanDisk' SecureAccess utility for added security.

Friday, 1 Aug 2014

Security researchers show how a USB device can takeover your computer

Security researchers show how a USB device can takeover your computer

Security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell plan to demonstrate a collection of proof-of-concept software to show how the security of USB devices are "fundamentally broken".

Friday, 4 Apr 2014

Next Generation USB 3.1 Cables with Type-C Connectors Revealed

Next Generation USB 3.1 Cables with Type-C Connectors Revealed

The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has released pictures of the new USB 3.1 cable that features Type-C connectors. The new connector is reversible, much like Apple’s orientation-agnostic Lightning cable.

Thursday, 5 Dec 2013

Hooray, Next-gen USB Plug to be Smaller and Reversible

Hooray, Next-gen USB Plug to be Smaller and Reversible

A new USB Type-C connector will be added to the existing USB 3.1 spec, and the design is expected to finalize by the middle of 2014. A key feature is that it's now reversible.

Friday, 2 Aug 2013

USB 3.1 Specification Announced by USB 3.0 Promoter Group

USB 3.1 Specification Announced by USB 3.0 Promoter Group

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced the completion of the USB 3.1 specification. In January this year, they made known the enhancement to existing USB 3.0 technology that will effectively double its data transfer rate to 10Gbps.

Monday, 13 May 2013

ASUS Xonar U7 USB Sound Card and Headphone Amplifer to be Available End May

ASUS Xonar U7 USB Sound Card and Headphone Amplifer to be Available End May

ASUS has just announced that the Xonar U7 USB sound card and headphone amplifier will be available in Singapore at the end of May.

Monday, 7 Jan 2013

SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) Enhancement to Enable Data Transfer Rates Up to 10Gbps

SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) Enhancement to Enable Data Transfer Rates Up to 10Gbps

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced the enhancement to existing SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) technology that will effectively double its data transfer rate to 10Gbps this year. This will be achieved by using enhanced, fully backward compatible USB connectors and cables.

Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012

USB Power Delivery Specs Complete, with Power Delivery of Up to 100W

USB Power Delivery Specs Complete, with Power Delivery of Up to 100W

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has released new USB Power Delivery specifications, which will enable USB ports to deliver up to 100W of power. This development may potentially eliminate the need for proprietary power adapters to charge laptops and power connected electronics devices.

Friday, 12 Aug 2011

USB 3.0 Promoter Group Plan to Release New Power Delivery Specification

USB 3.0 Promoter Group Plan to Release New Power Delivery Specification

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group is working on a new specification that will have USB 2.0 and 3.0 connections delivering up to 100 watts of power.

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