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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.

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...

Jigger USB lighter uses no flames

04/26/2012, So you think that you have the coolest lighter amongst your friends with a Zippo, while they use a stock plastic cased light each time they need a smoke? Well, here is an alternative to the Zippo, known as the Jigger USB lighter. It has been around for a...

Bulavkus USB flash drive is a prick in a good way

04/25/2012, There are different kinds of threats and dangers at the office – spilling a hot cup of coffee all over your pants, singeing yourself in the process, or dropping a slice of pizza with extra cheese top down on your keyboard, as well as the traditional...

Self-destruct USB stick used by the Secret Service

04/12/2012, Joining the Secret Service is not a calling for everyone, and those who actually made the cut will be able to enjoy a plethora of ‘toys’ that we regular folks can only dream of, such as this self-destruct USB stick which seems to hail from a...

Xenon USB recharging cable lights up

03/29/2012, Whenever we lay our eyes on an ordinary USB recharging cable, chances are we would not even give it a second glance. However, if you are the flashy type who loves to stand out of the crowd, you might want to consider what Xenon has in store for you with...

Snails could be used to charge our USB devices in the future?

03/29/2012, Here’s an interesting proposition – can you imagine what it would be like to charge your USB devices by plugging them into a port embedded in an animal? It sounds pretty cruel, but there’s a chance of it actually being possible in the...

Sansa USB Reader gives your Android smartphone USB access

03/23/2012, Wouldn’t it be nice if you could transfer files from your thumbdrive directly onto your Android phone without having to rely on your computer? Well, the folks over at Sansa have come up with a solution. Called the Sansa USB Reader this handy little...

Queen Orb USB gift box

03/22/2012, It is rather hard to believe at just how fast time flies – iconic rock band Queen is already 40 years old, and in order to celebrate four decades of rockin’ music, an all new box set has been released in the form of the Queen Orb Gift Box....

USB flash drive looks like a tiny hard disk

03/22/2012, What you see above is not some kind of mutated, minute hard disk, but rather, it is an ordinary USB 2.0 flash drive that holds 8GB of internal memory inside, except that the outer shell resembles that of a hard disk case. Pretty creative, no? Yeah, that...

Oriko Leather USB Armband is fashionable and functional

03/19/2012, If you love fashion and you love technology, you might be interested in checking out the Oriko Leather USB Armband, which as the name, and photo above implies, is a USB flash drive that you can wear around your wrist, allowing you to not only look...

Satechi 12-Port USB Hub ships

03/15/2012, When we talk about a USB hub, most of us are looking at 4-ports on average, but just in case you happen to live in a home that has more than just a quartet of USB-based devices which are required to be plugged in most of the time, then surely your average...