How Cables and Hubs Have Changed for USB 3.0

The USB 3.0 is a high-speed transfer technology that answers to the demand for higher transfer speeds required by the greater bandwidth demand from certain devices.  Also known as SuperSpeed, it offers major improvements such as higher transfer rates (up to 4.8Gbps), increased maximum bus power, new power management features, full-duplex data transfers, support for […]

USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt: Friends or Foes? What Intel Says

Just last month, Premium USB reported on Intel’s announcement of plans for the new generation of data transfer connection technology dubbed, Thunderbolt.  Among the camp of USB skeptics, it’s been reviled as everything from a USB 3.0 killer to a reincarnation of FireWire destined to remain proprietary.  In the most recent twist, Intel is coming […]

USB 2.0 vs USB 3.0

With the growing hype surrounding USB 3.0, we thought it would be a nice idea to show the difference between USB 3.0 and its predecessor USB 2.0  in a easy to read, easy to understand format. Below you will notice a chart detailing the main differences between USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 in addition to descriptions of exactly […]