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stands for Universal Serial Bus. USB is a wired connection between two electronic divices. It is also means of connecting a device to a computer so they can communicate and exchange information or data. Presently there are four types of USB connector and they are Type A, Type B, mini-A, mini-B.

Sony Investigates USB Type-C Connector In Smartphones

06/10/2015, The USB Type-C connector in smartphones is certainly something that is worth checking out and implemented, but not everyone is on the same page. Some folks might opt to investigate it further, or perhaps give the USB Type-C bus a miss altogether. Over at...

Intel Turns To USB Type-C For Thunderbolt 3

06/02/2015, It would make sense that companies would want to introduce proprietary connectors since it gives them more control in the market, but sometimes these attempts fail as users are unwilling to adopt them, kind of like FireWire which wasn’t as popular as...

Toshiba Reveals New Retractable And Mini USB Flash Drives

05/14/2015, Toshiba of Japan has just announced that they will be introducing new members to the TransMemory family, and the two debutants would be the TransMemory Retractable U362 Retractable Flash Drive that boasts of a retractable design and super-fast USB 3.0...

Windows 10 Set To Offer USB 3.1 Type-C

02/27/2015, It looks as though Microsoft has resurrected their WinHec conference, and with the agenda having already gone live, the event would open up new insights into Windows 10, which would be Microsoft’s upcoming unified operating system version. Apparently,...

SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 with Targets The Android Platform

01/05/2015, SanDisk has yet another (apparent) ace up their sleeves with the SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0. This so happens to be a USB flash drive that will not only carry the ordinary high speed USB 3.0 connector that we have all come to know and love, it will...

Apple Has A Patent For Reversible USB Plugs

08/21/2014, Reversible USB plugs have come under discussion quite a few times over the past couple of weeks. We know that work on a solution is underway and recently it was rumored that perhaps Apple has made one as well. Pictures of a supposed reversible USB plug...

PNY LEGO USB Flash Drives Offer A Dash Of Creativity

08/15/2014, So, you are one who is involved in the creative industry, and are simply brimming with ideas when it comes to keeping the world entertained? While you carry your files with you on a USB flash drive, perhaps it might also bode you well to ensure the...

USB Type-C Connector Prepped For Production

08/12/2014, What is the point of progress in technology if the masses are unable to take advantage of it? Having said that, the USB port has certainly made huge strides in terms of speed over the years, and it looks like such innovation is not going to stop anytime...

USB Drives Possibly Reprogrammed To Infect Computers

07/31/2014, The next time someone passes you a USB flash drive to plug into your computer, you might be a wee bit more wary. After all, researchers have successfully reprogrammed USB flash drives in order to have them infect computers on the quiet. According to the...

Warning: Non-Approved USB Chargers Could Kill

06/27/2014, I am quite sure that we have more or less come across various cases of people being injured and even allegedly electrocuted to death while talking on their charging handsets, either due to a faulty battery that exploded, or the charger used is not an...

Captain America Saves Your Data, Too

04/03/2014, Forget about saving the world – sometimes, it pays to pay attention to the small little details such as saving data. Captain America, the super soldier, might be having a rocking good time at the cinema at the moment in The Winter Soldier, but this...

USB Type-C Cable Render Spotted

04/02/2014, At the end of last year, a new USB Type-C connector was announced, and here we are with a render of what the final deal could actually look like. It is interesting to see a new variant of the USB connector appear considering how microUSB has already done...

The iMacompanion Adds A USB Port To The Front Of iMacs

03/28/2014, If there is one thing that Apple has done right with the iMac and its Thunderbolt Displays is that they have created very sleek and stylish looking products. How they managed this is by keeping the ports at the back, thus making the interface look very...

dataSTICKIES Concept USB Flash Drive

03/13/2014, Don’t you just love concepts? They are able to let your imagination fly free, since there is no need to worry about stuff like the limitations of the laws of physics and what not. The USB flash drive has become such a staple device for all of us, that I...