The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has announced a major update to the USB-C standard that more than doubles its power capacity.
Recent USB-C Stories
This week, Microsoft will announce new Surface PCs, none of which will support Thunderbolt 3. I’m at peace with it.
I’ve been using an Intel NUC as my primary PC for about a month, with no issues. Today, I finally added a Thunderbolt 3 dock to the system.
The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today published the official USB4 specification, which is based on Thunderbolt 3.
It’s as cute as a button and is a useful addition to anyone using a portable PC on the go and at a desk. There’s just one major problem.
Modern implementations of the USB standard are a nightmare. This couldn’t possibly be more screwed up than it is.
The USB Implementers Forum revealed this week that its nearly two-year-old specification for USB 3.2 will become a reality in 2019.
Will Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6 ship without USB-C ports? That's the rumor. And it makes no sense at all.
Google has quietly issued a new version of its USB-C headphone adapter that improves latency and music playback time.
I've been calling on Microsoft to add USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 to its Surface PCs for years. But what if there's a better approach?
Announced over a year ago, Microsoft's utterly pointless Surface-branded USB-C dongle will reportedly ship this Friday.
Microsoft's upcoming USB-C dongle has surfaced and it appears to be quite large considering it only adds a single port to the device when connected.
Perhaps stung by my overly-fawning review of the Google Headphone Adapter, Microsoft has sent an adapter of their own.
The USB 3.0 Promoters Group this week announced a new USB-C specification that doubles the performance of existing cables.
How important is Thunderbolt 3 to the future of the PC? Intel announced this week that it will integrate this versatile and powerful technology into its future CPUs.
The FUD I see around the move to USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 is overwhelming but is likewise without merit. Folks, dongles are nothing new.
USB-C is an incredibly versatile connectivity standard that is becoming pervasive on modern PCs. When combined with Thunderbolt 3, it's nearly perfect.