How USB Works: From 'Plug and Pray' to Being Everywhere
Connecting and powering our everyday gadgets and peripherals, USB is everywhere, but how does it work? Learn about its inner workings and how the USB port has managed to survive for so long.
EU reveals final deadline for all new phones to feature USB-C, iPhone included
We'll definitely see a USB-C iPhone in the next 24 months
Apple's iPhone 15 Pro may get faster USB-C ports than mainstream models
Not all iPhones with USB-C will be created equally
Plugable claims its USB adapter allows up to four monitors for Apple M1 and M2 devices
Boost your Apple M1 or M2 workspace from two displays to five
Apple begrudgingly admits that the iPhone will switch to USB-C
In the EU, at least
Electronic devices sold in the EU must have USB-C charging ports by 2024
Laptops have until 2026
Next-gen Thunderbolt can sometimes reach 120Gbps, just like USB4 2.0
120Gbs asymmetrical connections for high-performance displays and video content, 80Gbs bidirectional for everything else
USB4 2.0 specification and new logos released, offering 80GBps bandwidth
USB4 2.0 can tunnel USB 3.2 connections beyond their original 20Gbps bandwidth
Goodbye, Lightning port? EU votes to make USB-C the charging standard by the end of 2024
Another reason to expect a USB-C iPhone next year
Intel demos 80Gbps Thunderbolt, matching USB4 2.0 performance
But nobody actually said "Thunderbolt 5"...
USB4 Version 2.0 standard delivers data rates up to 80 Gbps
Seriously, who came up with the naming scheme?
Brazil wants to follow Europe in making USB-C mandatory for all new phones
Will the US be next?
USB-C will become mandatory for all new phones launched in the EU after fall 2024
The list also includes tablets, mice, keyboards, and more
Apple set to launch first iPhone with USB-C in 2023
Prediction based on supply-chain survey
These USB Type-C cables can deliver up to 240W, charge an RTX 3080 Ti gaming laptop
Now, if only the USB-IF could fix the naming scheme
How much storage did the first USB flash drive provide?
The subject of who first invented the USB flash drive is contested, but most attribute it to IBM
EU parliament moves closer to law that would force iPhones to use USB-C ports
A cable standard to reduce confusion and e-waste
Nitecore's latest battery has a built-in USB-C charging port
No need for a proprietary charger
5 Ways to Connect Your Old Storage Devices to a New PC
If you're upgrading to a new computer, laptop or desktop, a modern PC may not support your old storage devices. This guide will give you options to connect your old storage drives to a new computer.
Auction for one-of-a-kind USB-C iPhone closes at $86,001
The phone works, but cannot ever be restored or updated without breaking it
Custom iPhone X with USB-C connector approaches $100K on eBay
How much is a USB-C iPhone worth?
You can now build your own USB-C iPhone thanks to this open source mod
Provided you have the necessary skills and tools
Satechi's USB hub packs an integrated SSD storage slot
A new way of thinking about portable storage
Run Linux from a USB drive with Universal USB Installer
Universal USB Installer is quite simple to use. Select a Live Linux Distribution, ISO file and flash drive, then click Install and you're ready to run Linux from a USB.