Stories by Manuel Masiero and Christian Ehmer

  • USB 2.0

    In the market for the connection of external peripheral components, two standards are currently vying for customers: Firewire, developed by Apple. This product is also known and available as i.Link after Sony broke into the market for consumer devices and numerous notebooks. Firewire's main competition is USB, found today in every new PC. Advantages and drawbacks of the respective technologies become apparent when looking at the rough specifications.