To USB or Not to USB

Archive for 2011

 

USB-IF Certifies PC Chipsets–The ones you care about

 

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USB 3.0 in a PC, A Coffee proof USB 3.0 Flash Drive (More), The Kindle & USB

 

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Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindles and iPads on Planes, 40+ Real ASIC Design Wins

 

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Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindles and iPads on Planes, 40+ Real ASIC Design Wins

 

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UASP for Faster USB for Mass Storage

All USB Storage products, Flash Drives, Thumb Drives, Hard Drives, and SSDs use a transfer protocol called “Bulk Only Transfer” or “BOT” protocol.  This works reliably in Windows and Linux and other operating systems. 

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Mobile Payments with your Mobile Phone

TI has a concept video demonstrating how their OMAP based phones could pay for a taxi ride. I found a taxi in Tokyo that supports exactly this kind of mobile payment.

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Why the iPhone 4S drives the need for USB 3.0

Google iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 and you will get about gazillion hits, hopefully including this Blog

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Synopsys wins more than 30 customers and more than 40 design wins for USB 3.0 IP

Why does it matter that Synopsys has more than 30 customers and 40 design wins for USB 3.0?

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USB saves the Earth

So the European Union has said, you must use USB as the charger for all cell phones in Europe going forward.  In fact, the EU estimates that there are over 1 Billion Phone chargers sitting around Europe that are simply garbage.

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Windows 8 from a Flash Drive

 

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