Your USB cable is about to get a speed boost

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USB standards evolving again

We’re all familiar with USB. After all, we’ve been using it with our computers since 1996, and now with mobile devices too.

Yes, it’s been that long.

Connecting different devices, charging them, and transferring data would be more complex without a USB.

Of course, USB has changed and improved over the years. And there’s another new improvement due in the next few months.

What makes this one fun is that you won’t need to buy any new USB accessories or cables.

The USB Promoter Group, the industry body that drives USB improvements, recently announced the planned release of USB 4 2.0.

What’s exciting about that, you ask?

This will allow you to double the data transfer speeds on cables you own – so long as they’re no more than a couple of years old.

This new standard will see a maximum data transfer performance of up to 80GBps. That’s gigabytes per second.

It means displays will perform better, and data will transfer faster. Great news to improve productivity in your business.

The USB Promoter Group comprises tech giants like Microsoft, Apple, HP, and Intel.

Its primary job is to develop USB capabilities to meet the current market’s demand and extend support for more platform types.

We expect to have an update on USB 4 2.0 in around November.

If you want improved productivity and performance in your business before the end of the year, contact us. There are always ways to make things faster in every business.

Published with permission from Your Tech Updates.