Is there anything Type-C USB cables WON'T be able to do?
In theory, USB 3.0 transfers data at an awesome 5gbps, but the flash drives available now can't even hit USB 2.0's much-lower speed ceiling.
Here are PCWorld's four favorite portable drives, for PC users. All of them have been tested in the PCWorld labs.
Don’t let the retro design fool you: This puppy’s a speed demon.
Corning's new 10-meter USB 3.Optical Cable is priced at $109.99 on Amazon.
With two 2TB hard drives striped in RAID 0, this portable hard drive provides twice the capacity, and nearly twice the speed of single-drive products.
The USB OTG standard shows future of portable drives.
KeyShair lets you manage multiple devices with a single mouse and keyboard
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group plans to publish a final specification for the USB Type-C connector by the middle of 2014
Need more USB ports for your PC? There are tons of hub options out there, but make sure you get this one particular feature.