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Fujitsu, Lenovo USB 3.0 Docking Stations, Fast USB 3.0 Flash Drive Dialog

Fujitsu and Lenovo announced USB 3.0 Docking Stations both using the DisplayLink USB 3.0 to HDMI chip.   Fujitsu USB 3.0 Docking Station   The ThinkPad Lenovo USB 3.0 Docking Station also has the DisplayLink chip in it. It’s a pretty sleek design.   To celebrate the availability of these two terrific USB 3.0 products, […]

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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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The Fastest USB 3.0 Flash Drive in the Universe (maybe)

I posted a blog “Fastest USB 3.0 Flash Drive?…” back in January.  I got reader e-mail. An kindly reader wrote in: “Look at the Lexar Triton (USB 3.0 Flash Drive)… (It gets USB 3.0 Performance numbers like) 155MB/s read and 150MB/s write … it is “among the fastest”  http://www.lexar.com/products/lexar-jumpdrive-triton-usb-30-flash-drive” (Let’s call this reader Mr. Snarkman.) […]

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

  PC Chipsets with integrated USB 3.0 (from the Innovator/inventor of USB) started shipping at the beginning of April for reviews. Here’s a table from Anandtech clearly showing there will be 4 USB 3.0 ports!   They’ve added 4 USB 3.0 ports and to the existing 14 USB 2.0 ports. If you look at your […]

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Duty Free USB 3.0 –at the Japan Airport, To USB or Not To USB, Analog Insights, MIPI OnTheGo

If you can buy something in the airport, it’s mainstream product, right?   This Duty Free USB 3 Hard Drive sells for 147,000 Yen at Narita Airport.     I like saying “Duty Free USB 3.” It rhymes. The 147,000 Yen price = 189 dollars.  A little pricey, maybe because every imported electronics device into Japan […]

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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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The Fastest USB 3.0 Flash Drive? from Sony

Sony built the fastest USB 3.0 Flash Drive (that I know of) to date.       I actually have to measure this myself, but the stated numbers from Sony’s website are 60 MB/s for the 8 GB drive and 120MB/s for the 16/32/64GB drives. Our fastest USB 3.0 Flash drive in the lab is […]

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USB 3.0 hits Smart Phones & Tablets in 2012, (Yes 2012)

Happy New Year! Yes, it’s still Happy. My understanding: The world won’t end in 2012. Which is great because according to the Ismail Rahman, CTO of the USB-IF says, that Mobile Phones and Tablets will support USB 3.0 in 2012 (PC World USB 3.0 in Smart Phones and Tablets article)  Smartphones and tablets will also […]

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USB-IF Certifies PC Chipsets–The ones you care about

  So it’s happened, the company the company that invested USB, and drove USB 2.0 and now USB 3.0 to success has certified their own USB 3.0 Host Controllers.  The USB-IF announcement image (and hyperlink) is below.     It looks like the Series 7 chips set goes into standard PCs that you and I […]

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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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