The Difference Between Thunderbolt and USB 3.0

Thunderbolt was originally developed by Intel and was brought to the market by a technical collaboration with Apple. The Apple MacBook Pro lineup introduced on the 24th of February, 2011 was the first laptop to feature the Thunderbolt technology. USB 3.0 is the third major revision of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) standard which came […]

USB 3.0 Available For All With Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock F4U055

The USB 3.0 buzz has picked up as traditionally anti-USB companies like Apple and their MacBook Pro and Air computers have started to adopt the truly universal technology. As a greater influx of quality USB 3.0 flash drives and process are made available, companies only hinder themselves for ignoring this valuable technology. Most Mac users […]

USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 Is A Huge Advantage for Microsoft’s New Windows 8 Surface Tablet

USB Friendly – Microsoft Surface Tablet A Device for the Masses The Microsoft designers really went for the details in their first venture into Tablet hardware, chief among them two USB ports (USB 2.0 and USB 3.0) on the Windows 8 Professional version of the Surface Tablet. Measuring only 0.36-inches thin, they made sure it […]

USB 2.0 vs USB 3.0 Speed Test Results

Last week, we introduced you to the Sonic USB 3.0 flash drive from PremiumUSB. Today we’re going to do a speed test comparison between the Sonic USB 3.0 and a USB 2.0 drive and see what kind of performance gains we find. Before we begin, let me give you some information about our test computer: […]

USB 3.0 Versus Thunderbolt

Because of their platform affiliations, it seems like USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt were born natural enemies.  As it stands, the PC camp is all about SuperSpeed USB 3.0 while Apple is loyal to fostering the expansion of Thunderbolt.  The question everyone is demanding to know is, which interface is superior?  The answer is not so […]