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USB 3.2 University, The Foldable Phone, and International Standards

USB 3.2 University Hey Blog Readers, We are excited to start 2019 with a brand new session of USB University. This overview covers the changes for USB 3.2 enabling speeds of up to 20 Gbps over a 1 meter cable.  USB 3.2 also enables 10 Gbps over cables of 2-3 m long or about 2x […]

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Posted in Mobile Phone, Uncategorized, USB 3.2 |


USB in Automotive Applications

Thanks to the huge consumer demand for increased safety, autonomous driving and improved luxury in vehicles the automotive SoC market is expected to grow at 6.7% CAGR between 2014 to 2019  (source IC Market Drivers, IC Insights Jan 2016). The fastest growing segment is the Automated Driver Assistance System, ADAS, which is estimated to have […]

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Posted in Everyday USB, iPhone, Mobile Phone, SuperSpeed USB, Type C, USB 3.0, USB 3.1, USB Power, Mobile Phones, Tablets, USB Video, USB-C, USB-IF |


State of USB – Spring 2013 – Part 4 – Tablet, Phablets, Phones and Mobile Apps Processors

As I sit here at my son’s baseball game typing up this blog entry, I wonder if I should be typing up a blog entry at my son’s baseball game. The State of USB – Spring 2013 – Tablets, Ultra books, and Phones Sadly, USB 3.0 has not yet appeared it phones. It should have. […]

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Posted in Mobile Phone, Smartphone, State of USB, Tablets, USB 3.0 |


Samsung Exynos 5 Smartphone & Tablet chip with USB 3.0

I came across this Samsung tablet & smartphone chip with USB 3.0.  You can clearly see it has USB 3.0 as part of the design.     Even more fun, a Samsung says that this will go into a Samsung Galaxy 3 smart phone.  This means phones and tablets.   This makes the Samsung chip […]

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Posted in Mobile Phone, Smartphone, Tablets, USB 3.0 Products |


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 non-USB chargers sitting around Europe that are simply garbage.  By changing over to USB as the standard connector, this will eliminate the need […]

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Posted in Mobile Phone, Tablets, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Adoption, USB Power |


TI OMAP 5 Demo – First Mobile / Tablet Reference Design with USB 3.0 fully integrated, The Faster USB 3.0 Flash Drive

TI has now demonstrated the TI OMAP 5 chip which fully integrates USB 3.0, It would have been even better for us SuperSpeed USB freaks if TI had actually demonstrated the USB 3.0 portion. Instead, TI demonstrates stuff like 64fps 1080p video, highly responsive touchscreen scrolling, and points to all the interfaces. Engadget’s exclusive pictures […]

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Posted in CES 2012, Mobile Phone, Smartphone, Tablets, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Products, Windows 8 |