What is USB?

What is USB?

USB (Universal Serial Bus) is an industry agreed interface which has been developed to enable universal connection of IT equipment. Primarily designed as a data transfer method, there are now several rates of USB - basic rate, sometimes called USB1.0, high speed USB2.0 and now superspeed USB3.0. These classifications relate to amount of data than can be transmitted or received. However, as well as data a USB connection can carry power to the device.

As a result you can use a USB cable to connect things like your smartphone, your navigation device, your iPad or your iPod with the computer to update them and also to recharge them at the same time. If you use the USB versions of the travel adapters or the World USB Charger from SKROSS, you can also charge your USB device easily from the mains.

 

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