USB Type-C: All That You Always Wanted to Know

Guest Post If you have bought a new Android mobile phone recently, you would have no doubt noticed that the power port on the bottom is looking quite different. This is the USB Type-C port that has started making an appearance replacing the conventional micro-USB port. The reason for switching over to a new standard is that it provides a whole host of benefits over and above the ability to charge the phone. However, as beneficial as the change may be, its introduction and advantages are quite poorly understood and…

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Intel Proposes to Use USB Type-C for Digital Audio

USB type C has a number of usage from data transfer to portable device charging for portable devices running windows or androids. However, Intel wants to take its application a bit further by finding new uses for this standard. In order to further this objective Intel proposed a new use for USB Type-C in IDF Shenzhen 2016. Audio connectors in PC and Mobiles are the only remaining analog interfaces in modern devices, which requires a certain standard and stringent quality control to maintain high audio quality and remove interference. Intel…

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