To USB or Not to USB

Archive for 2011

Windows 8 from a Flash Drive


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Posted in USB 3.0, Windows 8, Windows To Go


Thunderbolt vs. USB 3.0 at IDF 2011

At IDF 2011, we saw a lot of new Thunderbolt peripherals. Mostly storage, but a few docking stations. I will post my pictures of those tomorrow.

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Posted in Thunderbolt, USB 3.0


First Windows 8 Demonstration of USB 3.0 at Build, IDF 2011 1 Billion plus USB 3.0 products

1+ Billion USB 3.0 Devices in 2 years

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Posted in Thunderbolt, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Adoption, USB Power, Windows 8


Digital Downloads, Donuts (Free Donuts) or “How the Kindle made me fat(ter)”

Occasionally, we have donuts in the office.  They magically appear.

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Posted in eBook, iPad, Kindle


Windows 8 to support SuperSpeed USB 3.0

It’s finally official, Windows 8 will support SuperSpeed USB 3.0.  Microsoft’s blog really lays out all the virtual and real hardware testing that Microsoft has to go through to make sure the drivers work, and work well. with billions of USB products.

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Posted in PC Chipset, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Products, Windows 8


Dropping USB 3.0 Host Chip ASPs

DigiTimes reports that Renesas (formerly NEC) will drop it’s USB 3.0 Host chip prices to $1.20 in 2012

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Posted in USB 3.0


iPad, iPod Frustrations and the Digital IP Life

As I visit Amazon EVERY day for a few minutes, I look for books.  Digital Books.  Which means that more of the money I make goes to Digital IP.

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Posted in eBook, iPad, iPod, USB 3.0


TI OMAP 5 for Phones & Tablets with USB 3.0

Here’s a TI promotional video for their upcoming TI OMAP.  I highly recommend you take a look at the entire video.

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Posted in Smartphone, Tablets, USB 3.0 and 3D, USB 3.0 Products


Microsoft Store, Windows 7 Phone & Tablet PC Reviews

So that I don’t have to re-name this blog “To Apple or Not to Apple.” Here’s my really surprisingly, super positive experience at the Microsoft Store in the Mall of America.  

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Posted in iPad, Tablets, Windows Phone


iPad 2–My Review

After about 4 weeks with the iPad 2, I’m really surprised at what I’m using it for.

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Posted in iPad, iPad Apps, iPad Gaming