You're having a coffee and surfing when an apologetic stranger asks if she can charge her Android phone on your USB port. But she's installing malware on your PC. Here's how to stop it.
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Public PCs aren't safe, so what's a PC user to do? Carry a Linux distribution on a USB stick in their backpocket of course!
Transfer files off phones and tablets without plugging into a PC with this handy dual-port USB stick.
Dell Wyse Cloud Connect is a cloud-access device on a USB stick. Road warriors need only use one of these devices combined with a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse to access cloud-based applications. Dell claims this is a first but not really.
More adventures with add-ons: a four-port USB hub specifically designed for the Raspberry Pi, and a Bluetooth USB adapter. Also, as summary of hardware and costs so far.
While Apple's adoption of the Thunderbolt high-speed port makes sense given the Mac's appeal to media professionals, it makes no sense for PC OEMs to bother adopting it in the face of USB 3.0.
After being an early supporter of the high-speed interface, the PC maker is throwing its weight behind USB 3.0.
No one is expected to use PCs anymore in this supposed post-PC world, but everyone is supposed to plug in all their post-PC devices into the USB ports of their no-longer-used PCs to charge.
You've got questions about the Windows 8 upgrade. Can you burn the upgrade files to DVD or a USB flash drive? Is it possible to go from a 32-bit Windows PC to 64-bit? Who qualifies for cheap upgrades? I've got the answers you're looking for.
It turns out that Verizon will still be charging unlimited data plan customers if they want to share their 3G and 4G connections by tethering with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB-empowered devices.
Equipped with a USB 3.0 port, Acer's C120 projector can be powered directly by a connected PC.
SmartWatch connects to an Android phone via Bluetooth so that you can receive email and SMS notifications, answer calls and keep tabs on Facebook and Twitter.
Cameraphones are now the main way that consumers share photos, rather than by email, according to a survey of 2,000 British and American consumers by Futuresource Consulting. The results are frequently viewed on a laptop or netbook PC by UK consumers, though "consumers in the USA tend to use the desktop PC," the company says.
NYU prof Clay Shirky said that it will fall to the IT department to make social networking strategic---just like the PC, laptop and email.
For files too sensitive to be stored in the cloud, transferred by email or backed up on USB flash drives, the iTwin offers a handy and easy-to-use secured wireless bridge between two computers.
An analyst has predicted that Intel's data transfer technology will see slow adoption among PC makers due to its high cost
Rather than operate via Bluetooth or RF-equipped USB dongle, HP's Wi-Fi Mobile Mouse uses the same receiver as a computer's wireless connection.
Forget the cute name and the little pink hearts on the front of this ultraportable scanner; Doxie will win your affection because of its simplicity and cloud connection.Scan into the cloud with DoxieUnlike many portable scanner, the Doxie doesn't need a power supply, just the USB cable that connects it to your Mac or PC; that and the exceptionally light weight make it truly portable (and it's easy to tuck away on the shelf and grab when you need it in the office).
Market for short-range wireless ICs is forecast to expand this year by 20 percent, says ABI research, with Bluetooth and FM radio integration heading the pack in "combo" chip solutions.
Forget Bluetooth or Apple's external keyboard solution. Instead, use the iPad Camera Connection Kit and any old USB keyboard.
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