Definition[edit | edit source]
The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is
|“||[a] computer hardware interface connection that facilitates the use of many peripheral devices including keyboards, mice, joysticks, scanners, printers, external storage devices, mobile phones, smart phones, PDAs, and software dongles.||”|
Overview[edit | edit source]
USB drives, sometimes referred to as thumb drives, are chewing-gum-pack size hardware components with a USB connector at one end, and built as a printed circuit board within a plastic housing that encases a processor and memory.