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  • Microsoft throws support behind USB 3.0 with Windows 8

    Microsoft is incorporating a software stack in its upcoming Windows 8 OS to natively support devices based on the USB 3.0 interconnect, which is in a battle for adoption with Intel's Thunderbolt.

    Written by Agam Shah24 Aug. 11 09:01
  • LaCie shrinks USB 3.0 drives to fit in your pocket

    Both LaCie and Iomega have introduced pocket-sized USB drives that use the speedy new USB 3.0 standard for transferring data. But why should you go with one manufacturer over the other?

    Written by Alessondra Springmann10 Sept. 10 05:42
  • USB 3.0: Five Things You Need to Know

    USB-perhaps the most successful, versatile computer interface yet-is getting a major overhaul. The third version brings big improvements, including higher speeds and better power management. The first devices began hitting stores this year, and a flood of new products is expected to follow. Adoption of USB 3.0 could bring an end to interfaces that use serial ports like e-SATA, which, while fast, require an additional power cable.

    Written by Martyn Williams22 July 10 06:01
  • First USB 3.0 portable drives hit market

    A majority of laptops come with USB 2.0 ports, but that will change as its successor, USB 3.0, begins to take hold. HP has said it will bring USB 3.0 to a majority of its high-performance and business laptops later this year.

    Written by Agam Shah07 May 10 02:47
  • LaCie debuts USB 3.0 mobile hard drive

    LaCie has announced the latest addition to its Rugged family of mobile hard drives: the LaCie Rugged USB 3.0; combining the fast speeds of USB 3.0 and the company's rugged design. LaCie says that the Rugged USB 3.0 is one the most power-efficient and fast-performing mobile hard drives offered by the company.

    Written by Digital Arts staff30 April 10 00:54
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