Monday, July 15, 2024

LaCie announces USB Type-C mobile drives to match Apple’s 12-inch MacBook

Now that Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook is out, the mad dash is on among peripheral makers to create fancy new accessories to suit the fanless,

USB Type-C-loaded laptop.

On Tuesday, LaCie announced its Porsche Layout Cellular Force line update. The Seagate-owned garage maker announced the portable hard drives would quickly come with a USB Type-C connector. The new industries might be in 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities and are anticipated to go on sale earlier than the stop of June. One issue the drives might not have is USB 3.1–the blazing rapid, next-gen model of USB that guarantees up to 10Gbps data transfer speeds. As an alternative, the drives will include USB 3. zero interfaces and maximum transfer speeds of 100MB/s.

Type-C mobile drives

LaCie did not announce pricing for its new Cellular drives. However, contemporary fashions promote for $70-$a hundred and forty depending on capacity. The brand new LaCie drives with the kind C connector can even include an adapter cable to cause them to be well suited with older laptops going for walks with trendy USB 2.0 and 3. zero ports. The tale at the back of the story: We were first waiting to see the USB Type C/three.1 revolution through the give up of 2014, but that did not happen. Early 2015, but it has been a perfect duration for Type C. At CES in January, the disappointment-unfastened reversible USB connector was a big hit. MSI displayed off a gaming board loaded with USB three. one and a Type-C connector. Then in February, Asus released a USB 3.1 PCI-E card with a Type-C connection. Now that Apple has additionally gone Kind-C, it, might not be long before we see more laptops rocking the identical connector.

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