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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.

Satechi’s Touch USB LED Lamp Illuminates Your Empty Bottles

05/09/2013, As I sit here at my desk, I see there are currently four empty bottles just sitting there, doing nothing to better themselves for the sake of our society. But if I had $25 to burn, I could magically turn these empty bottles into USB-powered LED lamps....

Intel Update For USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Increase Power Output As Well

04/22/2013, Intel has announced that they will be introducing an update to their USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface, where this spanking new update will not only increase the total available throughput via the interface, but will also bump up the power output as well. In a...

StarTech Portable USB Flash Duplicator

04/10/2013, StarTech has just announced their portable USB flash duplicator, where this particular device is said to be able to duplicate up to a couple of USB 2.0 target volumes – all at once, of course, for a greater degree of efficiency. Of course, just...

GIGS.2.GO Is A Handy Way Of Keeping USB Flash Drives With You

04/01/2013, Don’t you just hate it when you’re out and you need to save a file but forgot your USB drive? While there are some out there diligent enough to keep a USB flash drive on their keychain, not everyone does so which makes this GIGS.2.GO concept so much...

Juice Up Your Notebook Via USB?

01/15/2013, The future is definitely unchartered territory, and the USB Implementer’s Forum (USB-IF) has already adopted a new standard for USB Power Delivery that is capable of supporting the delivery of up to 100W over, of all things, a USB cable. Basically, to...

The Simpsons USB flash drives

11/12/2012, America’s most dysfunctional cartoon family, the Simpsons, is definitely one of my favorite cartoon series to date – and for good reason, of course. The offbeat humor, parody of certain real life characters and situations, and generally the script...

Outdated USB Collector concept

11/07/2012, I am quite sure that you would have collected your fair share of USB flash drives by now, attending many press conferences and roadshows where prospectus and flyers now come in the digital format instead of on some high quality paper. Well, designers Lee...

TP-Link Wireless N Nano USB adapter

09/04/2012, Yes sir, the smallest USB adapters that we have seen thus far tend to belong to wireless mice, but here we are with something that works best on legacy notebooks – that is, notebooks without Wi-Fi connectivity, which is a rarity these days. Of...

USB 3.0 cables of the future might be able to power notebooks

07/26/2012, USB 3.0, as everyone knows by now, is the superior standard when it comes to data transfer using this particular standard. Being the most recent version of the USB data/power specification, it is way faster than what USB 2.0 is able to offer. After all,...

Asus boosts USB transfer speeds thanks to new SCSI-based protocol

07/23/2012, Asus has quietly slipped in a new feature in a bunch of their more recent motherboards including the P8Z77-V and a few of its contemporary brethren, calling this feature “USB attached SCSI protocol”, or UASP if you find it to be a mouthful. According...

Blink LED visual indicator works subtly

07/23/2012, You know how some smartphones do come with a tiny LED somewhere in front, where it will light up in different colors to indicate different notifications? Well, it seems that this particular idea has been ported over to the far less mobile desktop...

BMW USB key won’t unlock your car

07/06/2012, If you want to fool people into thinking you drive a BMW or you just like the idea of owning a key that looks like it unlocks a Bimmer, you’re in luck. BMW has just released a USB flash drive that is designed to look like a BMW key. To extend or...

ikomagic MK802 II PC-on-a-stick has a slew of USB ports

07/05/2012, There seems to be a growing trend of having a USB dongle device which, when plugged into your TV’s USB port, will be able to deliver a decent amount of computing power so that you can “work” on your TV as though it were a desktop. Well, the...