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Mac computers’ Thunderbolt ports will support optical cables

09/27/2011, Instead of following the PC and equipping their computers with USB 3.0 ports, Apple has equipped their Mac computers with Intel’s Thunderbolt standard instead. While there is a possibility that future Macs may adopt USB 3.0, for now it looks like if...

Sony Vaio Z: Sony’s MacBook Air competitor

06/28/2011, The ultralight notebook market is a pretty popular segment to get into these days, and it’s pretty clear that the MacBook Air is doing pretty well, with companies all trying to create the next “MacBook Air” computer. Well, Sony’s...

Apple applies for Thunderbolt trademark

03/09/2011, Thunderbolt, the new communication standard developed by Apple and Intel was unveiled a few weeks ago, together with the new MacBook Pro computers. Initially it was assumed that Intel was the main party involved in its development, with Apple playing a...

First Light Peak Laptop Demonstrated

05/04/2010, We’ve touched on Intel’s Light Peak technology before, a connection that can deliver transfer rates of 10Gbits/sec in both directions over an optical link. In order to showcase the technology, Intel has made a USB cable that also integrates...

Intel Light Peak To Arrive In 2011

04/15/2010, You might remember Intel’s Light Peak connectivity option, which is capable of transferring files at a rate of 10Gbps. To make things better, it can also be compatible with a USB 3.0 connector, and considering the popularity of USB, this is...

Intel Light Peak Made For Apple?

09/27/2009, Intel might have unveiled its 10 gigabyte Light Peak connection at IDF, but it looks like things might not be what they seem. Initially pitched at as Intel-made design, recent leaks have indicated that this fiber optic connection is the direct result of...