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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.

Outdated USB Collector concept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...

USB Thanko Foot Cooler

06/18/2012, Smelly feet could prove to be a rather disastrous social faux pas for many, so it makes perfect sense to ensure that your feet remain nice smelling at all times. Apart from making sure the right kind of treatment is applied to your feet at the end of a...

R2D2 USB Flash Drive Cufflinks

06/04/2012, Are you a true blue Star Wars fan? If you have answered in the affirmative, then make sure that the next time you suit up, you will not use any other cufflinks apart from this pair of R2D2 USB Flash Drive Cufflinks. Currently sold out, the inventory will...

Sony hand-cranked USB charger

05/21/2012, Granted, when Tom Hanks’ character in Castaway was stuck on an island all those years ago, there was no such thing as an iPhone or a Nintendo DS, which meant he had to find non-electronic means of keeping himself amused to while away the hours. If...

Ericsson’s Connected Me concept could turn you into a human USB

05/11/2012, Imagine being able to transmit information, images and codes by simply touching an object. The ability to transfer data through touch represents ultimate convenience and secure connectivity. That’s exactly what Ericsson is trying to prove through...

Thanko USB Cool Cushion 2 ups the ante

05/11/2012, Thanko, the purveyors of strange electronics, have come up with this particularly striking update to their original USB-powered butt cooler, calling it the USB Cool Cushion 2. When you first look at it, nothing much seems to have changed from its...

AOC 22-inch USB-powered HD display is now available for purchase

05/02/2012, USB-powered secondary monitors are not new to the market, but neither have they taken off in a big way, either. However, have you ever entertained the thought of a USB-powered monitor as your main digital work area? AOC has ventured into this niche with...