To USB or Not to USB

Archive for 2007

 

Lower Power USB

As I finish my shopping, I’ve noticed just about everything seems to use USB, or at least the gifts I have purchased.  The iPod iTouch, Canon DSC, Bluetooth headset.  The only thing I haven’t found is a Foot Spa powered by USB.  If anyone has seen one, let me know. My Product Ideas (for you […]

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Holiday Wishes

In addition to a Wish for Wireless USB products, I like toys.  PC Magazine has 10 USB powered gift ideas .  I like the Solar Powered Bluetooth car-kit for use in your card (it charges via USB also).  I figure, if I leave this on the dash of my car, it will charge enough for my […]

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Wireless USB Gifts for 2007

Looks like the IOGear and other Certified Wireless USB products are available now on Amazon.  I just received a Google Alert telling me that Tom’ Hardware Review Holiday Gift Giving Guide recommends the IOGear product.  My dad has been bugging me for a USB 2.0 Hub, but I think this is better.  The USB 2.0 Hub […]

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Wireless USB Product Reviews, and Effective Throughput

The Price of CWUSB products.As I recall WiFi pairs when they were introduced were $500 or more at their introduction back in before 1999? And that was when $500 was worth something.  I adopted WiFi in 2003 when the pairs cost about $230.  As I recall this is around the time 802.11b was introduced at […]

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USB Everyday #1 – TiVo and USB

I love TiVo. Pictures from my PC on my TV Why? I use TiVo’s home media feature to stream pictures from my PC to the Tivo. We use this at home to share pictures. This is great. Grandparents look at the pictures and ask to have printouts immediately. USB on TiVo Each of my 3 […]

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USB Won, Certified Wireless USB will Win. Really…

I agreed to do this blog because there is so little opinionated stuff debunking the debunkers of Wireless USB. Yes, I’m a USB chauvinist, and a Wireless USB chauvinist, but I understand how this stuff gets adopted and used.  At least in my own mind. 🙂   USB Won, Certified Wireless will Win – So […]

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