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Akasa and Emt launches four-port VLI USB 3.0 cards

So far the only product that we've been aware of that features VLI's four-port USB 3.0 host controller has been a mini-ITX motherboard from Zotac, but now add-on card manufacturers have started to release products based on the VL800 USB 3.0 host controller. The advantage here is that there's no

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Review : Akasa Baymaster S

Akasa is a company with a very wide products range, with most of them focus around computer cases, accessories, power and cooling products. Today we are going to have a look at one of their case accessories, the Baymaster S, which promises to make the 3.5” bay of your computer

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Texas Instruments joins the USB-IF certified crowd

It seems like this week is a good week for getting certified by the USB-IF, as following AMD's and Fresco Logic's announcements earlier this week, it's now Texas Instruments time to get no less than two USB 3.0 host controllers certified. TI is also the first company to get a

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AMD and Fresco Logic gains USB 3.0 certification

It's been a slow progress, but we're finally starting to get some alternatives to Renesas USB 3.0 chips and today the USB-IF also announced the first USB 3.0 certified chipsets courtesy of AMD. Fresco Logic also got its FL1009 USB 3.0 host controller certified today which is a viable alternative

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Intel announces Thunderbolt

So what's all the fuss about? Well, Intel and Apple has announced the launch and availability (at least in Apple's products) of a new co-developed I/O interface previously known as Light Peak, but it now goes under the name of Thunderbolt. The new interface uses the same physical connector as

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Apple to adopt Light Peak soon?

Various hardware vendors have already adopted USB 3.0 as the choice for the next-generation high speed connection. Nowadays, USB 3.0 peripherals and computers have started popping up but Apple has yet to adapt it? A report is now pointing that Apple will adopt Light Peak instead of USB 3.0 for its products

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