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Wow anyone defending USB's capabilities outside of speed transfer is BIAS as hell.
USB sucks. Its a non-reversible and easy to break. The connections are not magnetic and pull your phone/accessory down to the floor if you hit the wire. They are cheap and are just good enough to get the job done. No thanks. USB technology is ancient history. Move on already.

there is no reason apple could not have made a magnetic usb thingy
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Wow anyone defending USB's capabilities outside of speed transfer is BIAS as hell.
USB sucks. Its a non-reversible and easy to break. The connections are not magnetic and pull your phone/accessory down to the floor if you hit the wire. They are cheap and are just good enough to get the job done. No thanks. USB technology is ancient history. Move on already.

The magnetic connection will likely lead to more devices accidentally not getting charged than devices saved from hitting the floor. I prefer a nice sturdy connection. I've caught my cord a few times, but it doesn't hit the floor. It just hits the end of the cord and starts swinging...still fully connected and charging/syncing.

Though I agree that USB should be scrapped, but not for another cable. The should be looking into ways to improve RF charging. I already use blutooth for syncing more than a cable connection. In fact all my cables are just on wall outlets or car chargers. I would only use the cable for transferring a very large file and even then only if I was in a hurry. I typically am not grabbing a movie as I head out the door.
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Here's our new cable. It does what cables do. It also makes pretty light.

We are the future.

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didnt intel come up with this tech first i remember reading it somewhere ages ago???

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cant you daisy chain this or am i thinking of something different from inetl?

I think you're thinking about Thunderbolt?
    
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Wow anyone defending USB's capabilities outside of speed transfer is BIAS as hell.

USB sucks. Its a non-reversible and easy to break. The connections are not magnetic and pull your phone/accessory down to the floor if you hit the wire. They are cheap and are just good enough to get the job done. No thanks. USB technology is ancient history. Move on already.
That's strange, try and make a better cable?
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Wow anyone defending USB's capabilities outside of speed transfer is BIAS as hell.
USB sucks. Its a non-reversible and easy to break. The connections are not magnetic and pull your phone/accessory down to the floor if you hit the wire. They are cheap and are just good enough to get the job done. No thanks. USB technology is ancient history. Move on already.

Really, is PCIE obsolete too?

I advise actually knowing what you're talking about before you spout off next time wink.gif
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Wow anyone defending USB's capabilities outside of speed transfer is BIAS as hell.
USB sucks. Its a non-reversible and easy to break. The connections are not magnetic and pull your phone/accessory down to the floor if you hit the wire. They are cheap and are just good enough to get the job done. No thanks. USB technology is ancient history. Move on already.

Really, is PCIE obsolete too?

I advise actually knowing what you're talking about before you spout off next time wink.gif

You have to admit, a lightning style magnetic/reversible connector would be a great thing to have for USB to have.
    
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You have to admit, a lightning style magnetic/reversible connector would be a great thing to have for USB to have.

yes, but i rather have the widely used connector
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Has any one heard of any progress on eSATAp? I haven't read or heard anything about it for quite some time. I remember drooling over the idea of only having one cable going to my various internal drives.
SATA has been around for a while...might be about time to phase it out and make it go the way of the PATA bird

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I wouldn't mind one cable for everything.

Eh, problem with that is then you have to run MORE power through the motherboard so it can run through the single cord to the hard drive... I am perfectly fine with running two cables, they are rather thin anyway.
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You have to admit, a lightning style magnetic/reversible connector would be a great thing to have for USB to have.

yes, but i rather have the widely used connector

Except if it was USB with a new style connector...You get my point.
    
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