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USB 3.0 - The Next-Generation Interconnect

Last Updated: 
Jan 31, 2013

When was the last time you got impatient with technology not being fast enough? Here is a situation: your flight from San Francisco to New York takes off in 3 hours and you are ready to head to the airport, but you really want to catch up with the all new season of your favorite series “House” which you missed. A friend just sent you a message on Facebook about how much he enjoyed a blockbuster movie he watched last night and you wish you could watch it on the long flight you are about to get on. If I were you, I would be wondering “if only I had the time to simply get all the content I need right now”. Today, it would take about 14 minutes to transfer an HD movie of 25GB and almost 9 minutes to transfer a TV Show of 16GB from a PC to your handheld media device. Thankfully, technological innovations are happening at a pace that enables users to get the content they want a lot faster. One such evolution is that of the most universal and ubiquitous interface – USB. USB 3.0 SuperSpeed is here and promises to be the panacea to such situations.  To read more, click the download link below or visit:

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