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Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, and 10G USB – Who wins?

Thunderlbolt 2, USB 3.0 and 10G USB – Who will Win?  Apple announced MacPro, circular cone shaped Apple PC with 6 Thunderbolt 2 ports.   That’s right, 6 ports.  What is Thunderbolt 2? Why would you possibly need 6 ports of anything, on any PC? Well, this is the PC that will make all other PCs feel […]

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John Chilton at DAC 2013

John Chilton is our VP of Marketing at Synopsys for everything. He talked to us at DAC because we made him. Here is the result:

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Aart & Eric at DAC 2013

Aart kindly talked to me at DAC. Here is the result Subscribe To subscribe, click on this link: http://feeds.feedburner.com/synopsysoc/ToUSB Cut and paste this URL (http://blogs.synopsys.com/tousbornottousb/) in your Outlook or Google Elements or Flipbook or Evernote or Pocket Reader. If you don’t subscribe after you watch the video above, then something is wrong with you.

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First USB 3.0 Docking Stations Specifically Targetted at Tablets

Belkin announced the release of the very first USB 3.0 Docking Stations specifically targetted at tablet PCs. The design is such that it allows the simultaneous use of 3 screens: the tablet screen and 2 screens attached to the docking station. At this time, the docking station supports Windows 8 Tablets which means that the […]

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DAC Is Here – Part 4

First Interview with Aart De Geus follows in 3 hours 8 hours maybe more (updated 6/3/13 at 1am CST)

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DAC Is Coming – Part 3

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DAC Is Coming – Part 2

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DAC Is Coming – Part 1

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Game Consoles with USB 3.0 – XBox One and PS4

Microsoft unveiled the XBox One this week.  The Press Conference revealed what we should have known (from reading about the Kinect 2) that the XBox One and the Kinect 2 have USB 3.0. Why is USB 3.0 necessary? The Kinect 2 has to take a 1920 x 1080 x a bunch of other numbers video stream.   The system a […]

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DisplayLink at CES 2013 – Docking Station with a Tablet

Here’s some lost footage, I’ve just found from my visit to CES 2013 with DisplayLink. John points to ASUS, Lenovo, and HP Docking stations using the DisplayLink chip.  Most interesting, John Cummins, VP of Marketing, demonstrates the Dell Monitor with a Built In Docking Station used with a Tablet towards the end of this video.  […]

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