Thunderbolt archive

  • Lacie bumps up the speed with Thunderbolt 2 drive, also unveils 1TB drive for iOS devices
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    Lacie bumps up the speed with Thunderbolt 2 drive, also unveils 1TB drive for iOS devices

    By 6 January 2014

    Lacie has taken the wraps off the Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 drive at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, aimed at professionals working with big files. The company has one of the first Thunderbolt 2 peripherals on its hands with the Little Big Disk, boasting transfer...

  • Intel's Thunderbolt 2 with 20Gbps speeds now official
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    Intel's Thunderbolt 2 with 20Gbps speeds now official

    By 6 June 2013

    Intel shed more details on Tuesday about its next-generation Thunderbolt, called Thunderbolt 2, emphasising that the protocol offers full-backward compatibility Previously codenamed Falcon Ridge, Intel said Thunderbolt 2 uses a new controller chip...

  • Intel announces next-gen Thunderbolt with 4K video support and faster speeds
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    Intel announces next-gen Thunderbolt with 4K video support and faster speeds

    By 9 April 2013

    Intel has announced its next-generation Thunderbolt technology, which allows for the connection of external peripherals to a computer at insane speeds. The new technology, codenamed Falcon Ridge, is set to go into production sometime in 2014.  Falcon...

  • Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock now available for pre-order at $299
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    Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock now available for pre-order at $299

    By 14 February 2013

    Belkin has announced that its $299 Thunderbolt Express Dock is now available for pre-order and will be shipping within the next week. The Thunderbolt Express Dock was first announced in September 2011 with three USB ports, an outbound Thunderbolt port...

  • Apple Thunderbolt display out of stock at many retailers, stock refresh imminent?
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    Apple Thunderbolt display out of stock at many retailers, stock refresh imminent?

    By 14 January 2013

    Apple's Thunderbolt display released in 2011 is seeing stock shortages at several major retailers, which may signal an upcoming refresh of the hardware. Amazon, MacMall, and J&R are among the retailers who are out of the 27-inch display, first noticed...

  • LaCie 5big: 20TB Thunderbolt RAID is super quick
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    LaCie 5big: 20TB Thunderbolt RAID is super quick

    By 6 January 2013

    LaCie has announced a RAID system that can hold up-to 20TB of hard drive space and run at speeds of up-to 785 MB/s thanks to Thunderbolt support.  Called the LaCie 5big, it certainly isn't something for casual users. Starting at $1,200 (£746) for the...

  • Belkin Thunderbolt Express dock caters for upcoming Ultrabooks
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    Belkin Thunderbolt Express dock caters for upcoming Ultrabooks

    By 9 January 2012

    Belkin has announced its new Thunderbolt Express Dock at CES 2012 in las Vegas, which promises some pretty spectacular speeds for any Ultrabook or Macbook user. As Pocket-lint recently reported, the Thunderbolt system will be coming to PCs in a big way...

  • Acer Aspire S5 brings Thunderbolt to Ultrabooks
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    Acer Aspire S5 brings Thunderbolt to Ultrabooks

    By 8 January 2012

    Acer has kicked off the Ultrabook flurry at CES 2012 by unveiling the Aspire S5, described as the "world's thinnest Ultrabook", and the Aspire Timeline Ultra. The new Acer Aspire S5 is a slimline notebook, only 15mm at the thickest point, featuring a...

  • Thunderbolt for PC in April 2012 claims source
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    Thunderbolt for PC in April 2012 claims source

    By 27 December 2011

    Thunderbolt, the super fast port found on Apple devices like the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, is likely to make it over to a PC near you in 2012 according to Taiwanese newspaper DigiTimes. "Intel has recently notified its partners that the company will...

  • Apple unveils the world's first Thunderbolt Display
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    Apple unveils the world's first Thunderbolt Display

    By 20 July 2011

    As well as getting busy hyping up fanboys worldwide by dropping Mac OS X Lion and the new MacBook Airs at the same time, the Cupertino collective has also found time to detail the new Apple Thunderbolt Display, the world’s first display with Thunderbolt...

  • Apple confirms new Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt iMac range
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    Apple confirms new Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt iMac range

    By 3 May 2011

    We all knew it was coming. Is there no such thing as an Apple secret anymore? Yep, that's right - the Cupertino company has confirmed the arrival of a new range of iMac all-in-ones, complete with next-gen Intel i5 and i7 chips. The 21.5-inch and 27-inch...

  • New Apple iMacs coming 3 May?
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    New Apple iMacs coming 3 May?

    By 1 May 2011

    Apple is to launch new iMacs on Tuesday 3 May according to the latest barrage of rumours online over the weekend. Appleinsider.com is stating that according to its sources, the new iMacs will have Sandy Bridge and come with the company’s new Thurderbolt...

  • MacBook Air to Thunderbolt in Sandy Bridge update
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    MacBook Air to Thunderbolt in Sandy Bridge update

    By 25 April 2011

    Anything the MacBook Pro can do, the MacBook Air can do better. Or thinner at least. Yep, that's right - sick of seeing its fat brother getting all the attention due to its Thunderbolt connectivity and its Sandy Bridge Intel CPUs, it seems the MacBook...

  • Canon lightning quick to state Thunderbolt ambitions
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    Canon lightning quick to state Thunderbolt ambitions

    By 11 March 2011

    Canon has jumped on board the Thunderbolt revolution, stating that it will be supporting the new Intel I/O technology standard. Hiroo Edakubo, group executive of Canon’s Video Products Group said: "We are excited about Thunderbolt technology and feel...

  • Apple: A Thunderbolt desktop hub could power all your connections
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    Apple: A Thunderbolt desktop hub could power all your connections

    By 25 February 2011

    Apple has detailed to Pocket-lint how its new Thunderbolt port is powerful enough to allow a third-party manufacturer to make a desktop hub that could take a number of ports before being plugged in to the Thunderbolt port on the company’s new MacBook...

  • Lacie Little Big Disk features new Thunderbolt
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    Lacie Little Big Disk features new Thunderbolt

    By 25 February 2011

    With the new Apple MacBook Pro the first to incorporate Intel's new Thunderbolt high-speed interface, other manufacturers are beginning to shout that Apple aren't the only ones who'll get the new tech. And Lacie is one of them, as it's just announced...

  • What is Thunderbolt?
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    What is Thunderbolt?

    By 24 February 2011

    Apple's latest lineup of MacBook Pro laptops are the first products to feature Thunderbolt, which Apple describes as "the most powerful, most flexible I/O technology ever in a personal computer". But, what exactly is it and what does it mean for you?...