USB 3.0

VIA debuts new low-power USB 3.0 to SATA bridge controller

VIA debuts new low-power USB 3.0 to SATA bridge controller

VIA has announced that it has received certification for its new USB 3.0 integrated bridge controller called the VL701. The VL701 is a low-power USB 3.0 to SATA Bridge Controller that is certified by the USB-IF and uses strict power-consumption criteria for bus-powered devices. The USB-IF certification procedure insures that the products are interoperable with USB devices and offers all the speed and capability the USB 3.0 has.

Continue Reading

PQI outs world’s smallest USB 3.0 flash drive

PQI outs world’s smallest USB 3.0 flash drive

I would bet that most people want their tech gear to be really small and easy to carry with them on the road. The catch is that the smaller the gear gets, the easier it is to lose inside a packed notebook bag or purse. PQI has unveiled the latest of its line of USB 3.0 flash drives and this new drive has an interesting claim to fame. PQI claims that the Traveling Disk intelligent Drive U819V is the smallest USB 3.0 flash drive in the world. I would totally lose this thing.

Continue Reading

PQI Unveils World’s Smallest USB 3.0 Flash Drive

PQI Unveils World’s Smallest USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Flash drives are pretty small these days, but if they're still not quite small enough for you, then here's one that is just about as small as it can get. Taiwanese peripherals manufacturer PQI has just unveiled what it's claiming to be the world's smallest USB 3.0 flash drive. It measures roughly an inch long, half an inch wide, and a quarter of an inch thick.

Continue Reading

IODATA unveils new 3TB USB 3.0 HDD

IODATA unveils new 3TB USB 3.0 HDD

IODATA has a huge range of external storage solutions and a lot more. The latest offering from the company is a new USB 3.0 HDD that has a lot of storage space inside. The drive is the HDCA-UT3.0K and it reminds me of a Cylon with a blue face. The drive is cool looking with a blocky black case and a blue slit with LEDs inside to show the drive status. The big feature of the drive is that it hooks to your computer via a USB 3.0 port for faster backups and transfers.

Continue Reading

AMD integrates USB 3.0 support into chipsets

AMD integrates USB 3.0 support into chipsets

USB 3.0 can already be found on a lot of computers in the notebook and desktop market today. All of these computers use a third party controller for the USB 3.0 ports though because neither Intel nor AMD offer native support for the USB 3.0 port in their chipsets. AMD has announced that it will be changing that.

Continue Reading

Apple Dock Connector update patent could enable USB 3.0, DisplayPort, maybe Thunderbolt

Apple Dock Connector update patent could enable USB 3.0, DisplayPort, maybe Thunderbolt

Apple has patented what could well be the next generation of Dock Connector for iOS devices, potentially including functionality like USB 3.0, DisplayPort and even ThunderBolt. The patent, "Reduced size multi-pin male plug connector", describes a connector that is either narrower or thinner, thanks to various combinations of chamfered, rearranged or otherwise tweaked contacts, and which are technically capable of carrying the signals required for the latest breed of high-speed data bus.

Continue Reading

Prev 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Next