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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.

Verbatim Card Readers are essential traveling companions

12/14/2011, Verbatim is a name that you would trust your data with when it comes to portable storage devices, and with many of us having a catalog of memory cards to deal with, having a reliable memory card reader makes perfect sense. This has led Verbatim to roll...

MXL Tempo USB microphone is iPad compatible

12/14/2011, A while back we reported on Griffin’s GuitarConnect Pro that basically allowed guitarists/bassists to connect their instruments directly into the iPad. Well when you’re done laying down the guitar tracks for your song and it’s time to add vocals,...

Netgear’s Wireless Extreme router has been tailored for Macs

12/12/2011, For the most part, most of your everyday computer hardware tends to be both Windows and Mac compatible, such as external hard drives (formatting could be different but that depends on the user some times), speakers, displays, etc. Well the good news for...

GlacialTech unveils SnowPad laptop cooling solutions

12/06/2011, If you’re the type that uses laptops extensively or if it is your main computer, you might want to take a look at GlacialTech’s SnowPad series of laptop cooling solutions. The company has recently announced both the SnowPad N1 and SnowPad H2 laptop...

ADATA S107 USB flash drives are water and shock resistant

12/05/2011, If you’re a careless person or you’re just looking for a sturdy USB drive that can handle being tossed around or dropped in water, ADATA has got the solution for you. The company has recently announced the launch of the S107 – an extra...

Roll up Travel Charger is a convenient yet classy solution

12/05/2011, For those who travel often with multiple devices, i.e. smartphone(s), cameras, tablets, etc, instead of lugging around with you multiple chargers (which could end up getting pretty heavy), perhaps Restoration Hardware’s Roll up Travel Charger is a...

LandingZone dock for the MacBook Air adds more ports

11/30/2011, One of the drawbacks to owning the MacBook Air is its lack of USB ports. It features a maximum of two ports which limits the amount of peripherals you can attach to it at once. Well short of attaching a separate USB hub, what Kitae Kwon has created with...

Crypteks USB protects your data physically and digitally

11/30/2011, If you’re the type that carries around with you sensitive information, there’s a Kickstarter project that you might be interested in checking out. It’s called the Crypteks USB drive and it will combine not just digital encryption, but provides a...

QPAD unveils MK-85 gaming keyboard with N-key roll over

11/23/2011, Gamers, if you’re in the market to replace your worn out keyboard that has been abused over the years due to gaming for hours on end, QPAD has unveiled the MK-85 gaming keyboard that features N-key roll over, a feature that we’re sure many gamers will...

FXI Cotton Candy is Android on a USB stick

11/18/2011, FXI Technologies, a hardware and software startup based in Norway has just demonstrated the world’s first “any screen, connected computing USB device.” Codenamed Cotton Candy, this USB stick allows users to run Android or Linux on just...

Thanko USB Eye Warmer

11/04/2011, I know, I know, sitting in front of the computer all day long while churning out report after report as well as spreadsheets are not exactly most people’s idea of fun, but as long as it puts food on the table, if you get my drift. Having said that,...

NVIDIA Patents Tiny Computer

11/03/2011, Somewhere deep in the US Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO), there is a filing about a nano-computer designed by NVIDIA. From their description, the computer would roughly be as big as a USB key (40-60 x 10-12 x 5-10mm), but yet powerful enough to be...

Monster and SDJ Technologies enter into memory storage deal

11/02/2011, Monster and SDJ Technologies have come together to develop a new “Monster Digital” brand that will handle memory storage needs, which seems pretty out of whack considering how Monster’s expertise lies in rolling out high-performance...