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News USB Group finalises reversible Type C design

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 13 Aug 2014.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. Flibblebot

    Flibblebot Smile with me

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    It's about time. Why is it that you always plug a USB connector in the wrong way round on the first attempt - no matter how careful you are?
     
  3. Umbra

    Umbra New Member

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    So after the recent USB issues highlighted by Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell, could some form of security be built into this new USB connection or because the issue is with the firmware in each USB memory stick it has to be on the stick side?
     
  4. Cerberus90

    Cerberus90 Car Spannerer

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    Even when you look at the thing your plugging in, and think, right it needs to go that way, you still end up the wrong way round! :D
     
  5. Xir

    Xir Well-Known Member

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    Now that we finally have a de-facto standart for charging phones, we change the design.....grrrrrreat.
     
  6. asura

    asura jack of all trades

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    Annnnnnnnd, queue the Apple lawsuit!
     
  7. ArcAngeL

    ArcAngeL New Member

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    Now if only it could be used to transmit 200hz 4k video signal
     
  8. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    r3loaded Well-Known Member

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    You'll need at least 42Gbit/s of bandwidth for that. You're going to need either some very smart engineering or fibre-optic cable to carry that.

    I was thinking more along the lines of
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  10. iggy

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    That things **** all use. No 240vac support.
     

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