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Does my NAND need USB 3.0? – Types of NAND by Application – Part 3

NAND flash is the basic component in USB Flash Drives, SD Cards, SSDs as discussed in the first blog. As discussed in the second blog, NAND flash is only one compenent that affects overall USB throughput. Based on feedback from readers, I’m going to go back to the basics on NAND.  For even seasoned Semiconductor […]

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USB 3.0 in a PC, A Coffee proof USB 3.0 Flash Drive (More), The Kindle & USB

  HP’s all in one TouchSmart 520 PC has 2 USB 3.0 Ports included in a beautiful, single unit touchscreen PC. It has a BluRay burner, which is pretty cool too.  So HP beats Apple in features here. Read the PCWorld Review article here.   ADATA now waterproofed USB drives, so you can carry these […]

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More USB 3.0 Products & Hosts, H.264 over USB

  More USB 3.0 The USB-IF reported this week that 237 USB 3.0 products have certified. First, This is Awesome. 237 products easily supports hundreds of millions of USB 3.0 products Second, We need More. Until now, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 certification has not been superspeedy. Why? 1) Mostly to keep the quality of the USB […]

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4 USB Ports on a LCD TV at CES 2011

So you’ve heard about tablets, the fact that Apple didn’t launch their iPad at CES, everyone is gunning for Apple’s iPad, the Blackberry, Sony, Samsung,… tablet will be famous, and every single article that was written said “Apple iPad” in it.   This isn’t about that.   I went to the HiSense booth at CES […]

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Day 15 without an iPod Touch

So I’m waiting for the iPod Touch 4th generation.  Lots of reports now on the next generation one,  here’s one more article at PC World New BlackBerry Curve (with faster USB 2.0) In the meantime, my company (Synopsys) has issued me the new BlackBerry Curve which comes pre-installed with an MMC (Multi-Media Card) of 1GB.  […]

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USB only Monitor from Samsung

Samsung demonstrated a USB only monitor at the Society for Information Display conference last week in Oregon.  The screen uses a forked USB 2.0 connector to provide the power necessary.  This is only possible because this is an edge-lit LED display.   The pictures and the full article are from TechOn here and in the […]

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Apple iPad – 6061 Articles and this one

Apple says that 300,000+ iPads flew out it’s Apple Stores’ doors the first day.  Some analysts think that as many as 700,000 were sold in the first few days. Stuff you’ve read and some you haven’t 1) In my opinion, we have never seen more, real excitement about a consumer product.  Only Game Consoles (PS3, […]

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USB 3.0 Products Shipping & the Co-Creator of USB

Cyberpower announced that USB 3.0 will be an option on all their Gamer Xtreme PCs.  This (to my knowledge) is the first PC company to announce support for USB 3.0.   I checked out the CyberPower website, and I found 13 models that let me pick USB 3.0 as a feature.   You can see the cheapest […]

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Video Games more important than Food – It’s Official

Sort of. In a survey of 4,700 kids, then Nintendo Wii and DS are more loved than Oreo’s, MacDonald’s, and Kraft Mac and Cheese.  You can read the article here http://news.cnet.com/8301-10797_3-10371818-235.html. Smarty Pants conducted the survey which confirms what parents of 6 to 12 year olds already know: Kids will give up food, exercise, sleep, […]

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Innovation

I’ve visited a lot of customers and potential customers over the past 10 years talking about USB 2.0 and now USB 3.0.  I have to say, that the longer USB 2.0 is around, the more designers come up with ways to use USB 2.0 in products.  For example, in China 2 weeks ago I saw […]

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