What is USB and how does it work?
USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, is a common type of computer port that makes it easy to charge a device or transfer data between two devices. Since it was first developed in the ’90s, USB has continued to evolve alongside technology, progressively becoming smaller, faster, and more powerful.
What are the different versions of USB technology?
It is compatible with the following versions of USB technology - USB 1.1, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, USB 3.1 and can be adapted to interact with all legacy connectors. Two USB 3.1 devices connected by a USB C-type cable can exchange data at the speed of 10 Gbps and send upto 100 Watts power to a device.
How do I know which process is using my USB device?
How do we know which process is using our USB device. Here is a simple solution. First, go to Start->All programs->Accessories-> System Tools-> Resource Monitor. (as in Windows 7, for other Windows systems, you may similar program called Resource Monitor but may not in the same location as in Windows 7).
What is USB PD and how does it work?
In contrast, USB PD can handle up to 100W, which is powerful enough to power things like a MacBook Pro, monitors, docking stations, and most TVs. It can also fast-charge smaller compatible devices like your phone or Nintendo Switch. PD also only provides the necessary charge to your device but won’t overcharge it.