You'll Barely Notice the World's Smallest USB 3.0 Flash Drive

When it comes to prolonging the life of your laptop, there's no easier upgrade than adding an ultra-compact USB flash drive to expand its storage capacity—particularly if it's got a small SSD on board. And a company called PKparis is now laying claim to the title of 'world's smallest USB 3.0 flash drive' with its new … » 10/17/13 9:13am 10/17/13 9:13am

The First USB 3.0 Driver for Linux (Or Any OS) Is Here

We have no issues with Linux, other than that vendors often overlook the platform when it comes to drivers. Luckily, The Geekess, also known as Sarah Sharp, has coded the first USB 3.0 driver for Linux. Her efforts will not only make USB 3.0 compatible with Linux when the tech hits later this month, but will also earn… » 6/11/09 9:59am 6/11/09 9:59am

USB 3.0 Coming in 1H 2008, Adding Fiber Optics and Improved Speeds

The USB 3.0 Promoters Group, which includes Intel, Microsoft, HP, TI, NEC and NXP among others, are planning to release a USB 3.0 spec in the first half of 2008. It will increase transfer speeds beyond USB 2.0's 480 Mbps by using a second fiber-optic channel in addition to the standard copper channel. The copper will… » 9/18/07 6:22pm 9/18/07 6:22pm