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In Pictures: 13 PC technologies that need to disap...
4. FireWire (IEEE 1394)
Apple designed this high-speed serial bus, but you can find it—along with USB ports—on most PCs as well as Macs.
Despite being a high-performance technology, it never really caught on in the PC industry, and the vast majority of external hard drives use USB.
In Pictures: 13 PC technologies that need to disappear, stat!