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AUGUST 2017 EDITION

This month, there are major developments made to USB technology with a new update with Windows 10. However, not everything is going smoothly for Microsoft with some negative, and potentially detrimental, news regarding their products. Continue down below to get all of this month's news and updates.

Featured Products

Allied Components International has just released their newest Gigabit 6KV LAN Filter Module. The AGSC-2459I is a direct replacement for the Bourns SM51589PEL with shorter lead times and stock in place. Features include an industrial operating temp, RoHS Compliant and Halogen free, IEEE 802.3ab compatible, ideal for ethernet and PoE applications and the 6KV Hi -Pot Rating.

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USB 3.2 Aims to Double Data Transfer Speeds for New Devices

USB 3.2 will use multiple wire lane pairs in USB Type-C cables to transmit or receive data, creating a new standard operation speeds of up to 20 Gbps. This doubles data and power transfer speeds for new devices and will be compatible with older devices.

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WSL to Ship with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

After over a year of testing, developing, and troubleshooting, Microsoft announced that Windows Subsystem for Linux will emerge as a fully supported part of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update later this year.

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Consumer Reports Shocks, Says Microsoft Laptops Not Reliable

Bad news for Microsoft. Consumer Reports pulled its buying recommendation for Microsoft Surface devices after its annual survey of 90,000 users. These laptops have breakage rates of 25% within the first two years and have problems with freezing, shutdowns, and touchscreens.

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Single Phase Transformers: Operating Principles & Applications

Any house owner has a transformer in their home, but probably don't know about it. Transformers are widely used in electronics because they can convert voltages from one power level to another without affecting frequency.

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