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IEEE 1394 (FireWire) Port
Developed mostly by Apple in the 1980s and '90s, IEEE 1394 (commonly known as FireWire) has been largely replaced by USB as the industry standard for serial bus interfaces. While FireWire offers a number of advantages over USB—chief among them its ability to allow two FireWire-enabled devices to communicate with each other without the need for a PC acting as a bus master—nearly all laptops and peripherals today use USB.
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