It is usual to try to use a USB port to the computer, rarely to be connected on the first try. Fortunately, this problem first world have a prompt settlement with the new USB 3.1 standard, including a new reversible port to enable connection in both directions,
The connector, presented earlier this year at the CES 2013 show called “Type-C” will have a smaller size and a design intended to work with all types of products such as computers, tablets and phones, but with a focus on gadgets small as smart watches and glasses. Also promises a near 20 times used by USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 times.
3.1 The new standard will transmit data at a speed of 10 Gbps and will include a new connector that will offer the possibility to plug the cable in both directions.
Obviously this means that manufacturers will have to adapt all future products, as happened with micro USB or Apple Lightning ports.
It is expected that the new connector, which has the support of companies like Intel, hit the market in mid to late 2014.