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’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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The 27-inch Apple Thunderbolt Display along with its Legacy Cinema Display are currently market leaders for North America in the LED and LCD category of computer screens sized 24-inches and above. The figure that is being accounted for by Apple and its high-end computer screen is a massive 26.2%. With the many brands out there, having a bit over a quarter of the market is an achievement but it is […]
Some time in February, we reported that HTC had outed several devices that would be seeing the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, and amongst those devices was the HTC Thunderbolt. Now unfortunately back when HTC revealed their Android 4.0 plans, there was no mention of a specific release date, but thanks to an alleged leaked email from HTC, testing of Android 4.0 is apparently underway and that they are […]
If you’re in the market for external storage with Thunderbolt connectivity for your Mac computer, you’re in luck as LaCie’s 2big Thunderbolt series of hard drives are now shipping. You will be able to pick them up at $649 for the 4TB (2x2TB) model and $799 for the 6TB (3x2TB) model, with the Thunderbolt cable sold separately (available from Apple).
Now this is a rather interesting turn of events – Apple’s Thunderbolt interface technology that was announced in February last year is said to be heading towards Ultrabooks from Acer, Asus and Lenovo. Yes sir, the Thunderbolt interface lives up to its name in terms of speed, where it paves the way for a potential 20Gbit/s transfer rate under the right conditions. Digitimes’ sources report that Apple intends to take […]
[CES 2012] Belkin has jumped into the Thunderbolt fray with their Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock at CES 2012, where it will allow Macbook and Ultrabook users to access multiple desktop peripherals in a jiffy using but a solitary cable. With the Thunderbolt Express Dock, you are able to hook up to multiple USB devices simultaneously, view movies in Full HD 1080p without missing a beat, take a fraction of the time […]
In late September, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread for the HTC Thunderbolt was released, finally bringing the 4G LTE phone on Verizon up to date with other Android phones out there. Thunderbolt owners jumped for joy, naturally – but all that excitement was quickly replaced with disappointment because while their phones were up to date, the Gingerbread update introduced a whole set of new bugs to the phone. These bugs included […]
If you’re a HTC Thunderbolt owner who was looking forward to the Android Gingerbread 2.3 update for your device, it looks like you’re in for bad news, or good news depending on how you look at it. It appears that the Gingerbread update that has been rolled out to several Thunderbolt owners have been reported to be rather buggy, thus causing Verizon to suspend the update for now.
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 you’re a Mac user looking for a speedy transfer of data, Thunderbolt is your only option, and if you thought that Thunderbolt’s reported 10Gbps was fast, it looks […]