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Hot Topic of the week, the Samsung S7 does not have a USB Type-C port

The internet is all a buzz this week with news of the Samsung flagship S7 mobile phone. Yes it’s a beautiful phone packed to the brim with super features but sadly NO USB Type-C! instead the Samsung S7 has a Micro USB, old school to say the least.

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Posted in DisplayPort, PC Chipset, Smartphone, State of USB, Thunderbolt, Type C, USB Power, USB Power Delivery, USB Power, Mobile Phones, Tablets, USB-C |

 

The First Commercially Available Tablet PC with USB 3.0–Microsoft Surface, Maybe Soon

 

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Posted in PC Chipset, Tablets, USB 3.0 Adoption, Windows 8 |

 

$800M says Thunderbolt stays Closed

I’m constantly asked: “Will Thunderbolt replace USB 3.0?”

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Posted in iPad, iPhone, PC Chipset, Smartphone, Tablets, Thunderbolt, USB 3.0 |

 

USB 3.0 Integrated in PC Chipsets shipping with Integrated USB 3.0, USB 3.0 in Tablets

 

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Posted in PC Chipset, Smartphone, Tablets, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Adoption, USB 3.0 Host, USB 3.0 IP, USB 3.0 Performance, USB 3.0 Products |

 

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 |