What is USB 3 and Why Do I Need a USB 3.0 Port & Hub?

Here’s why USB 3 is taking adaptable technology to a whole new level.

Why All the Hype About USB 3?

There might be a lot of hype about USB 3.0 these days, but the USB 3 standard was actually released in 2008.

So, the first question to tackle here is: if USB 3 has been around for over ten years, why is it just getting big now?

Well, it’s complicated, but basically, USB 3.0 offers it’s users such great functionality that technology needed to take a little time to adapt. This is why only newer computer and laptop models tend to be equipped with standard USB 3 ports and hubs. This is great news for those who have recently gotten hooked up with a newer model, but likewise means that a lot of people are still missing out.

This is because USB 3 offers really major improvements over its popular predecessor, USB 2. This also means that this newer, improved super-speed USB standard is changing the game in terms of what people can do with their devices. Those who aren’t on board with USB 3.0 will probably want to get on board quickly.

Speaking of speed, in terms of one of the most notable perks, USB 3 is a lot faster. And when we say a lot, we really mean it. A USB 3.0 port runs at a whopping 5Gbps, making it ten times faster than the USB 2.0 that most of us already know and love.

Even better, USB 3.0 hubs allow their users to enjoy much-improved performance and functionality. Not only are they built to be conveniently backward compatible with other USB 2.0 devices, but they also can pull off nifty tricks like simultaneous downloads and uploads at the same time.

This means that they are ideal for running sophisticated devices that are designed to function at higher bandwidth levels like high-definition cameras or cool tech gadgets that are increasingly becoming more widely accessible. However, no matter the bandwidth, they still offer more efficient power usage and charging technology while ensuring optimal functioning from all your devices, and these are qualities that anybody can appreciate!

USB's Kept Over 13 Months

Of course, this comes as welcome news in an age when people are looking for new ways to get smarter with their energy usage. Half of the consumers surveyed in a recent study by the Global Advertising Institute reported being more likely to have an even more positive impression of eco-friendly promotional products, which only speaks further to the fact that greener technology is a trend that we can expect to become increasingly important in the years to come.

No matter what, though, when it comes to the hottest promotional swag in 2020, tech goods are undeniably in, and this brings us to our next point...

Here’s Why You Need to Get Hooked Up With the Best USB 3 Technology Pronto

So basically, to sum everything up to this point, there is really no downside to USB 3.0. Not only does it offer super speed improvements over standard USB 2.0 technology, but it also will improve the function, efficiency of your devices while making top-speed charging a breeze.

Of course, when it comes to maxing out on these great perks like all-around improved speed and more efficient functionality, the more ports the merrier, and you never have to worry about limiting your connectivity when you have a portable USB hub at the ready.

This means that there is no way to go wrong when it comes to doling out the best-branded gifts like this from iPromo: Power Up 2-Port USB Hub & Wireless Charging Pad. Not only does it expand on any existing USB port to offer two high-speed charging ports in one, but it also functions as a wireless charging pad so you don’t have to worry about carrying that phone charger around on the fly.

These types of highly portable devices that offer two-in-one technology are all the rage these days, and the more uses that people can find for an item, the more likely they are going to want to have it with them wherever they go, so smart combo tech-goodies are really a win-win for everybody. Even better, it also features a Lightning and USB C-style port to ensure optimal compatibility with literally every type of device.


The bottom line here, though, is really that nobody is going to say no to the type of branded gifts that let them take their technological capacity to a whole new level, and this means that everybody is going to be talking about this sleek white high-speed port that serves as the perfect backdrop to let your precision screen printed or one-of-a-kind branded logo design really steal the day.

Custom USB 3.0 Hub

Speaking of sleek backdrops, this Power Deck Wireless Charger With Dual USB Ports in White is yet another smart pick that your clients and employees will be sure to love. This handy package comes complete with a 31-inch micro USB charging cable, ABS casing and everything that you need to set your custom top-mounted pad printed or full-color logo design off in real style, all for a super reasonable price point to top it all off.

Meanwhile, this 3 Port USB Hub Mouse Pad allows for yet another smart way to combine two top-of-the-line tech goodies into one to make an already super practical giveaway all the more appreciated. You get to choose between four subtle color highlights to underscore your full size or screen-printed logo design that takes center stage in the middle of this sleek white mouse pad.

At the same time, your clients will love the convenience of enjoying 3 high-speed ports while they are clicking through their day, not to mention a built-in storage compartment to keep that included micro-USB cord always at hand and at the ready.

Superspeed USB

Or, for those looking to lock down a nifty combo gift that is perfect for the office, they definitely won’t want to miss out on this show-stealing 3-Port USB Hub Desk Caddy. It comes complete with three high-speed USB ports as well as everything that you need to take the office wherever you go including sticky notes, a notepad, and even a barrel pen.

This type of cute tech giveaway package is bound to steal the show at your next trade show appearance, and you can always opt for this fun-colored 3-Port USB Hub With Sticky Flags if you are looking for an even more budget-friendly pick. 

The Takeaway

Basically, if there is one big thing to take away from this, it is that once you get your hands on one of a top of the line super-speed USB 3.0 port, there is really no going back, and you can rest assured that your clients and employees are going to love the upgrade just as much as you do.

Even better, there is really no way to go wrong with this type of highly portable, lightweight take anywhere technology and the world of convenience that a USB 3.0 hub offers to its users. The USB connectivity is a given these days, and as more and more devices are switching over to this highly versatile universal format, there is no reason not to take your adaptability to a whole new level with next-generation USB 3 technology.

Custom USB 3.0 Hub

Basically, the high-speed USB 3 ports not only allow users the ability to connect more devices to one port, but also supercharge their charging speed and overall functionality when doing it. After all, in 2020, the more adaptability, the better, and nobody is going to say no to the type of nifty device that lets them do more faster while using less energy to make it happen.

The best part is that with our easy online upload tools, getting your name of the best USB 3.0 port is easier than ever. So if you are ready to give the kind of future-forward gift that will really steal the show without breaking the bank, suffice it to say that you have come to the right place.

Keep in mind that our highly-qualified team is always standing by and ready to help, and we have a full team of top-notch designers who are ready and waiting to take your branding strategy to a whole new level. Of course, we want to make sure that you are 100% happy with your results, and will always send out a free sample on request so that you can make sure that you love your branded USB 3.0 hub just as much as your clients will.

So if you are ready to get with the times, we are here to make it happen. Don’t hesitate to reach out and find out more today!