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Thunderbolt vs. USB 3.0 Part 2

I highly recommend reading Rick Merritt’s article 10 things to know about Thunderbolt to understand Thunderbolt. I recommend another article from Merritt talking about USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt.  I think Merritt’s article is correct in terms of slowing the adoption of Thunderbolt.  (His writing is also excellent). For Apple, the use of the DisplayPort for […]

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Thunderbolt and Light Peak vs. USB 3.0

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SmartPhone sales increase in the U.S., LightPeak

  According to Nielsen, SmartPhones continue to replace regular Feature Phones (phones that only make phone calls, and do have not internet).     Looking the graph below, I personally think that variations of 5% or less are almost like noise. I suspect that the rise in the adoption of Google phones below shows: 1) […]

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LightPeak and USB 3.0

I still get questions about Light Peak versus USB 3.0 so I’d like to set the record straight. LightPeak has been demonstrated once, at one event. USB 3.0 has an Ecosystem of IP, Software, Chip, and Hardware with dozens of products shipping. I’m sure LightPeak will be successful in the future, but USB 3.0 is […]

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