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USB C and USB 3.1 are Changing the Game

- If you are purchasing a new computer, smartphone or tablet in the next few years, then there is a good chance that it will have the new USB C port that supports USB 3.1 technology. The challenge you may face with this new device is figuring out how to connect it to all of your existing devices. C2G will offer products that will connect a new laptop or desktop with a USB C port to most of your existing devices. For example, if you purchased the new Chromebook Pixel and want to connect to your ex…

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…

What Does USB 3.1 and the USB C Connector Mean For Video Ports?

- With the recent exciting news released by the USB organization about the future of USB, there leaves a lot of questions to be answered. How will this change mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc)? What will laptops/netbooks and Chromebooks look like in a year? What does this mean for existing video ports? The great news is that the new proposed specifications will really change the landscape for USB and jump it forward in a great way. However, as always with new jumps in technology there is…

What Does USB 3.1 and the USB C Connector Mean for Laptops?

- Technology is constantly changing, but it is very rare for a new technology to come along that will completely change the current landscape. The USB 3.1 standard and the USB Type C connector will do just that for laptops. The USB 3.1 standard is the latest USB specification and brings with it many new advances, including increased charging capacity, support for audio/video, and an increased data transfer rate. The C connector is the newest USB connector, and it be introduced in the coming mont…


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