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New Apple Thunderbolt Display With Dedicated GPU Not Coming Soon
Recent reports have suggested that Thunderbolt displays are in low supply. Given that we’re a week or so away from the Worldwide Developers Conference 2016, there’s speculation that Apple might finally launch new Thunderbolt displays. It was even rumored at one point that the new displays could tout 5K resolution and dedicated graphics cards. If a new report is believed, a new Thunderbolt display isn’t on the agenda, at least […]

Intel Turns To USB Type-C For Thunderbolt 3
It would make sense that companies would want to introduce proprietary connectors since it gives them more control in the market, but sometimes these attempts fail as users are unwilling to adopt them, kind of like FireWire which wasn’t as popular as many thought it would be, and the Thunderbolt connector which Apple tried to introduce in its Mac computers.While Intel is not giving up on Thunderbolt anytime soon, it […]

Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD For Mac And PCs
Belkin, a household name when it comes to computer and mobile device accessories, has just announced their spanking new Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD with cable, which so happens to be a uniquely powerful docking solution that will cater for both Mac and PC machines. When one is “armed” with a pair of Thunderbolt 2 ports, it will enable one to maximize the Thunderbolt 2 technology’s high-speed 20Gbps bandwidth, ensuring […]

Next-gen Thunderbolt To Offer 40Gbps Transfer Speeds
Thunderbolt is one of the connectivity options offered primarily on Apple’s computers. It’s Apple’s alternative to USB 3.0 and is supposedly much faster at 20Gbps at its current iteration. However thanks to a recently leaked slide obtained by the folks at Chinese website, VR Zone, it seems that Intel is working on a next-gen Thunderbolt specification that will significantly boost data transfer speeds.As it stands, Thunderbolt 2 transfers at 20Gbps, […]

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WD's My Passport Pro Is A Portable Thunderbolt Hard Drive
Thunderbolt external hard drives tend to be pretty big, but then again we guess with the amount of storage offered and with the fast transfer speeds, chances are people who use these external hard drives typically leave their computers in one place, like in a music studio where they need to quickly access sound files and so on.However for those who want the speeds of Thunderbolt but want something a […]

4K Thunderbolt Displays Reportedly In The Works
Back in 2011, Apple unveiled their new Thunderbolt display but fast forward to today, Apple has yet to make any changes or upgrades, namely in the 4K variety which is odd considering that the Cupertino company’s upcoming Mac Pro computers will come with the ability to support up to three 4K displays at once. Perhaps something could be in the works, according to a post on Reddit where a poster […]

Intel Thunderbolt 2 To Succeed The Thunderbolt
Intel's Thunderbolt 2 has been announced.

Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock Now Available For $299
We caught a glimpse of the Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock at CES 2012, and since then, the company has run the product through a redesign to make it appear a lot slimmer while also adding USB 3.0 ports to it. After much waiting, it looks like Belkin is finally ready to set its Thunderbolt Express Dock into the world as it’s now available to purchase.As you probably already know, the Thunderbolt Express […]

Apple To Reveal New Mac Pro Revamp This Month
Apple is expected to reveal a revamp of Mac Pro. The company’s desktop offering was last updated in June 2012 with new processors and greater RAM. Many essentials such as Thunderbolt, USB 3.0 and Serial ATA were not included. An entirely revamped Mac Pro offering is expected to be revealed later this month. Apparently the source has not divulged whether this Mac Pro revamp will be a tower, mini-tower or something […]

LaCie Delivers Largest Thunderbolt Solution Range
Hey, if you happen to be in Las Vegas at the moment, perhaps you might want to swing over to the NAB Show that is happening right now, where LaCie has taken the opportunity as well as venue to announce that they will be offering the largest range of Thunderbolt solutions certified for use with a Thunderbolt equipped Mac or PC, in the world. LaCie prides themselves in being the […]

HTC Thunderbolt Ice Cream Sandwich Performance Issues
Say, are you a HTC Thunderbolt owner who has recently updated your LTE-enabled smartphone to the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system after waiting for what seems like an eternity? If you have answered in the affirmative, then we would like to get some feedback on how your experience with Ice Cream Sandwich on the Thunderbolt has been.so far, we have received an email concerning a less than […]

Apple Lowers Price Of Thunderbolt Cable By $10 While Introducing Shorter Cable
As much attention as Apple’s Lightning connector has been receiving over the past few months as it’s the latest cable to be made available for newer iOS devices, one cable that doesn’t seem to get as much love is Apple’s Thunderbolt connector. Sure – Thunderbolt is currently a proprietary connector only available on a range of Apple computers, but it still demands respect as it features two 10-Gbps data channels per […]

HTC working with Verizon on Android ICS update for the HTC Thunderbolt
A couple of weeks ago, Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich was leaked for the HTC Thunderbolt, suggesting that an official release was close at hand. The update was originally pegged for an end of August release but given that we’re already in September, it’s obvious that the release date could not be met. When asked on their official Facebook page as to when users might be able to see the […]

Western Digital VelociRaptor Duo is an extreme Thunderbolt HDD
The Western Digital (WD) VelociRaptor name originally came from WD’s line of high-performance hard drives which are pro-summer/enthusiast version of drives typically used in servers etc. Instead of rotating at 7200rpm, those drives could spin at 10,000rpm, which made data seek times much better.The Western Digital VelociRaptor Duo is an external Thunderbolt case that contains two such drives, and the combined maximum capacity is 2TB (2x1TB).  Each VelociRaptor Duo box […]

Android 4.0.3 ICS for the HTC Thunderbolt leaked, might suggest update is close at hand
Good news HTC Thunderbolt owners, if you have been patiently looking forward to getting your hands on the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich update, it seems like the update is close at hand. To top it off, an apparent official build of the ICS ROM for the Thunderbolt has been leaked, so for those who don’t mind and have the know-how on flashing custom ROMs, perhaps this might be worth […]

Intel rumored to release a new Thunderbolt chip next year
Intel’s Thunderbolt was introduced last year and while it hasn’t caught on like wildfire (manufacturers are only using Thunderbolt interfaces in their high-end products), it looks like Intel could be ready to give it an upgrade. According to DigiTimes, the company plans to release an upgraded version of its Thunderbolt chip, codenamed Redwood Ridge, in the second quarter of 2013 together with the launch of its Haswell processors.The new Thunderbolt […]

Drobo unveils 5D and Mini Thunderbolt + USB 3.0 drives
Thunderbolt drives offer faster read and write speeds, although they do come with a rather hefty price tag attached to them. However if you’re in the profession that would require those fast read/write speeds, then Drobo might be another manufacturer you’ll want to take a look at. The company has recently announced their new Drobo 5D and Mini storage solutions, both of which come with Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 for […]

ASUS debuts 27" Thunderbolt monitor at Computex
When it comes to external displays for Mac computers, there are many to choose from but there is only one at the moment that features Thunderbolt connectivity. This comes in the form of the Apple Thunderbolt Display. However it looks like that could be changing soon as during Computex, ASUS took the wraps off a new monitor which features Thunderbolt connectivity, making this the company’s first. The monitor, like the […]

Intel is aiming for 100 Thunderbolt peripherals by the end of the year
Thunderbolt is a technology co-developed by Intel and Apple that will provide users with faster read/write speeds. At the moment Thunderbolt technology is being utilized by Apple in their series of Mac computers, but unfortunately due to the lack of Thunderbolt peripherals, the standard has not taken off in the way that Intel had originally envisioned. It looks like that may change as Intel has announced their goal of at […]

Intel ships second generation Thunderbolt controllers
It is true – Intel has begun to ship their anticipated second generation Thunderbolt controllers, which were previously known as Cactus Ridge if codenames are your cup of tea. The timing seems to be impeccable, as there were also rumors making their rounds concerning a new generation of Ivy Bridge-powered MacBook Pros being prepared to be unleashed upon the masses when the end of May rolls around. You can bet […]