USB 3-0 archive

  • LaCie updates its Porsche Design hard drive for Macs, now 10 times faster
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    LaCie updates its Porsche Design hard drive for Macs, now 10 times faster

    By 25 October 2012

    Sexy is not an adjective often associated with hard drives, but then it’s not often hard drives are created by Porsche Design. The LaCie P’9223 Slim SSD is the latest collaboration between LaCie and Porsche Design and is its fastest hard drive yet....

  • Lacie gives it hard and fast with the Lacie Starck Mobile USB 3.0
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    Lacie gives it hard and fast with the Lacie Starck Mobile USB 3.0

    By 8 December 2010

    Lacie has just announced a brand-new external hard drive, which sports a super-speedy USB 3.0 port and fancy Philippe Starck design, called the Lacie Starck Mobile USB 3.0. However, the fancy aluminium shell is not purely based around the aesthetics,...

  • Convert 2D to 3D with Buffalo's USB 3.0 Blu-ray writer
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    Convert 2D to 3D with Buffalo's USB 3.0 Blu-ray writer

    By 14 September 2010

    Buffalo is really embracing USB 3.0 and the extra bandwidth it affords. But, bar giving you more time, the speeds of up to 5 Gbps (USB 2.0 maxes out at 480 Mbps) have been fairly underutilised. However, with the company's external USB 3.0 Blu-ray drive,...

  • LaCie feels the need for speed with USB 3.0 Rikiki and Miniums HDDs
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    LaCie feels the need for speed with USB 3.0 Rikiki and Miniums HDDs

    By 9 September 2010

    LaCie, the digital storage specialist, has announced its latest external hard drives, bringing USB 3.0 to the table. The LaCie Rikiki and the LaCie Minimus are both made out of a sturdy brushed aluminium and, with USB 3.0 you'll be looking at transfer...

  • 3M first with USB 3.0 monitor
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    3M first with USB 3.0 monitor

    By 9 June 2010

    3M has unveiled its new monitor technology, and it's one of the first USB 3.0 products we’ve seen that isn’t storage related. It doesn’t just get its display signal via the new standard, but also draws its power from it.  The 3M demo unit is only...

  • First USB 3.0 driver available
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    First USB 3.0 driver available

    By 12 June 2009

    An enterprising hacker by the name of Sarah Sharp has posted a USB 3.0 driver for Linux that'll be making its way into the next revision of the operating system. The driver is available now, but given the near-total lack of USB 3.0 devices so far, you...

  • A quick guide to USB 3.0
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    A quick guide to USB 3.0

    By 18 March 2009

    What is it? USB 3.0 is the next generation of the Universal Serial Bus technology. It was first demonstrated at an Intel developers conference way back in September 2007, where its fast transfer speeds where first shown off to the public. News of this...

  • USB 3.0 specificaton completed
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    USB 3.0 specificaton completed

    By 18 November 2008

    The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced the completion of the USB 3.0 specification. This spec is described as "the technical map" for device manufacturers to deliver SuperSpeed USB technology to the market. SuperSpeed USB is said to bring significant...