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USB

Universal Serial Bus informatics An external bus with transfer rates up to 12 Mbps, which accommodates up to 127 peripherals, replacing serial and parallel ports. Cf Firewire.
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If you use an older-standard USB port or an older USB thumb drive, then the USB hub automatically adjusts speeds downward to the lowest common standard.
With the new USB Toaster Hub and Thumb drives from ThinkGeek, consumers can increase their computer's number of USB hubs and externally store their data in a very delightful way that is sure to get rid of the bore out of data storage (but may make you hungry for a particular breakfast and sandwich item)!
(clockwise from left) Darth Vader USB hub; Edifier Aurora; Perpendum; Moshi Moshi Office Phone; Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750; Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse
Darth Vader USB Hub, pictured pounds 22.99 at www.play.com All those external devices you use on your computer need a heavy hand to manage, so who could be better than Darth Vader to keep them all in order?
Endpoint zero--the default endpoint is the default pipe, which connects USB hub and device, when the USB device identified in the hardware configuration.
The new four-color stand-alone shipper-display features three units each of the iEssentials Ultra-Mini Retractable Optical Mouse, separate black and pink Computer Mouse Pads featuring gel wrist rests, a USB powered Mini-Vacuum (complete with brush attachment for hard to reach areas), a USB powered lamp that attaches easily to the side of any computer, a four-port USB hub, and a USB Card Reader/Writer.
A future-proof DisplayPort and two DVI-D interfaces as well as a programmable USB hub assure maximum connectivity to multiple platforms such as Windows, Mac or Linux.
* A built-in USB hub with 2 user-accessible USB ports.
In addition, a built-in USB hub and Fonera 2.0 management software enable users to connect external hard drives and other USB devices.
They also have built-in stereo speakers and a two-port USB hub and offer 1080p HD resolution.
With the use of a USB hub, data can be stored on a USB drive or on other media, such as external hard drives.