Universal Serial Bus (USB) is going turbo. Later this month, the new and much faster version of USB will be unveiled at a (what else?) USB conference. That would be the USB Implementers Forum to be exact.
Also called Super Speed USB, the new 3.0 version is expected to become available next year. This will surely be a welcome upgrade to anyone who transfers big moosey files like pictures, graphics and straming media files. The new Super Speed USB reportedly transfers data 10 times faster than the current USB.
Last updated: Nov 6, 2008
RENEE ORICCHIO is a technology writer and former supervising news producer for CNN Financial News. She has been covering the computer industry since 1987. @oricchio