Thunderbolt Adoption Reportedly Slowed by Intel’s Licensing and Certification, But Improvements Coming
Posted On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, buyers-guide, facebook, imac, images, intel, macrumors, our-staff, past, roundups, thunderbolt, windows
Last July, Ars Technica took a look at the state of the Thunderbolt standard developed by Apple and Intel, noting that adoption remained slow amid high pricing some eighteen months after the standard's introduction. The report did, however, suggest that pricing could begin to improve in 2013 as the next generation of Thunderbolt chips hit the market
Posted On Monday, December 31, 2012 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, chinese, controller, front page, intel, iphone apps, jordan, macrumors, positives, sales, thunderbolt, twitter
Intel has signed off on active fiber optic cables made by Sumitomo Electric Industries, the first of their kind to go into mass production. The cables can be up to 30 meters (just under 100 feet) long, and provide full 10Gbps throughput with little performance degradation even when pinched by up to 180 degrees or tangled in knots. The cord is the same thickness as current standard Thunderbolt cables, but the connector size is slightly longer.
Posted On Saturday, August 4, 2012 By admin. Under TUAW Tags: adapter, firewire, the-end, thunderbolt, tuaw
It appeared and disappeared a few times over the first day of supposed availability, but now it seems to have arrived for good: the Thunderbolt to FireWire 800 adapter originally announced with the most recent laptop refresh is now on sale. The adapter works with all Thunderbolt -equipped Macs and supplies 7W of power for bus-powered devices. Given the theoretical bandwidth of Thunderbolt far outstrips the FireWire spec, the adapter should have no problem keeping up with the fastest drives
Posted On Thursday, April 12, 2012 By temp. Under 9to5Mac Tags: 9to5mac, cactus ridge, dsl3510, industry intel, macbook air, thunderbolt, var-elem, var-scpt
Today, we have two pieces of Intel-related news with reports claiming a solid April 23 launch date for the Ivy Bridge introduction, while others report Intel has begun shipping its next-generation Thunderbolt technology. Late last month, we
Posted On Thursday, April 5, 2012 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: accessories, esata, hub, lacie, mac, storage, the-end, thunderbolt, tuaw
From the "it's about time" department, LaCie is finally shipping its Thunderbolt-equipped eSATA Hub , which will make those older drives hook up nicely to your new Thunderbolt display or Mac and maintain blazing transfer speeds.
Posted On Saturday, March 31, 2012 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: opinion, sci/tech, technology, the-end, thunderbolt, tuaw, youre the pundit, yourethepundit
When it comes to discussing the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust . We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is Thunderbolt , Apple and Intel's next-generation device interconnection standard
Posted On Saturday, January 21, 2012 By temp. Under BoyGenius Tags: 4g lte, android, boygenius, contract, Free, mobile, thunderbolt, Verizon, verizon wireless
Your prayers have been answered if you’ve been looking for a 4G LTE without having to empty out your wallet.
Posted On Saturday, January 21, 2012 By temp. Under BoyGenius Tags: acer, asus, boygenius, i/o, intel, laptops, lenovo, port, rumors, thunderbolt, ultrabook
Acer, Asus and Lenovo will reportedly begin selling ultrabooks equipped with Intel’s fast and versatile Thunderbolt I/O port, which combines DisplayPort and PCI Express,
Posted On Thursday, January 5, 2012 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: apple, facebook, holidays, intel, iphone, iphone apps, italian, mac, macrumors, microsoft, negatives, thunderbolt
An extensive report from Patently Apple today highlights three newly-published patent applications from Apple related in various ways to Thunderbolt technology.
Posted On Tuesday, December 27, 2011 By admin. Under MacRumors, TUAW Tags: accessories, function-learn, hardware, intel, learn, macrumors, rumors, the-end, thunderbolt, tuaw, var-learn
DigiTimes reports that Intel plans to "fully release" Thunderbolt technology in April of 2012, and that many "top-tier PC vendors" are readying Thunderbolt-ready motherboards. Apple has shipped Thunderbolt-compatible devices, including the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini, iMac, the Thunderbolt cable and a Thunderbolt Display. DigiTimes reports that falling costs will allow the technology to proliferate across lower-end devices and machines