USB Labelling Issues

By Deane Barker on October 6, 2003

Experts: Beware of ultra-fast USB hype: I predict a lawsuit here, just like with that hard-drive thing last week.

“But not all USB connections are equal, and products that flaunt the latest version, USB 2.0, aren’t necessarily as speedy as consumers might expect.

While a growing number of devices feature USB 2.0, some actually transfer data at the slower speed of its predecessors. Also, there’s a significant difference between ‘full-speed’ and ‘hi-speed’ USB 2.0.”