Apple eyes USB 3.0 for next-gen Macs

Apple is reportedly considering the independent implementation of USB 3.0 alongside Intel's Thunderbolt transfer protocol in next-gen Macs.

USB 3.0 to begin hitting critical mass in 2011

The adoption of USB 3.0 is expected to begin hitting critical mass in 2011, with NEC on track to ship at least 20 million next-gen xHCI controllers by the end of 2010.

SMSC samples remote USB 3 graphics technology

SMSC recently began sampling its ViewSpan USB 3.0 remote graphics technology - which allows users to easily connect multiple displays to desktop and mobile PCs.