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Say What? USB 3.1 and USB Type C Are Completely Different!?

- Wait, what? USB 3.1 and USB Type C are two totally different things? I thought USB Type C was synonymous with USB 3.1. It’s not. APPARENTLY, even though these are being introduced at the exact same time, they are two completely different things. Here is the difference: USB Type C is a new CONNECTOR, not a technology update. This means that any of the existing USB signals such as USB 1.1, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, or USB 3.1 could be sent over a cable with a Type C connector. Indeed, you will start seei…

USB 3.1 - What It Means for Existing USB

- For years we have seen USB technology advance and become a larger part of our daily lives. It’s easy to forget how many USB devices we have and use every single day. There are the obvious devices, like my laptop, my phone, and my tablet, but there are many others like my car, my camera, my Chromecast, my remote control helicopter, and the list goes on. USB is such a versatile technology that it is used for a wide range of applications from charging, to audio connectivity, to data transfer, and s…

USB 3.1 Type C for Mobile Devices

- The USB connector has been around for almost 20 years and it has gone through several versions. Whether you realize it or not, you most likely use USB every day. In addition to the USB ports on laptops for connecting thumb drives, printers, cameras, etc. most of our mobile devices use USB for charging. The USB ports and connectors are defined by the USB specification and in December 2014, the USB-Implementers Forum (USB-IF) released its latest USB specification, USB 3.1, which defined a new conn…


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