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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 |

 

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.

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

 

NAND Flash Prices to drop to 17 cents per Gigabyte

Just to support the argument that Video Camera Makers should integrate flash( because a 4 part article isn’t enough) and we can expect Smartphones and Tablets to integrate more memory.

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Posted in Digital Video, DSC, DVC, NAND Flash, Smartphone, SSD, Storage, Tablets, USB 3.0 |

 

Why my Video Cameras and Digital Cameras really need USB 3.0 – Part 2

Camera makers can make more money by embedding NAND Flash in their cameras.

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Posted in Digital Video, DSC, DVC, Smartphone, USB 3.0, USB 3.0, USB WiFi, WiFi |

 

USB Power Delivery Profiles

 

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Posted in Smartphone, Tablets, USB Humor, USB Power Delivery |

 

Does my NAND need USB 3.0? Part 4, Apple drives SSDs faster, and mainstream

 

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Posted in NAND Flash, SD, SDXC, Smartphone, SSD, USB 3.0 |

 

Is your NAND Flash fast enough to require USB 3.0? Part 1

Many factors lead to either great USB performance, or poor USB throughput.

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Posted in NAND Flash, Smartphone, Tablets, USB 3.0 Performance |

 

$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 |

 

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.

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

 

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 |