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Install an inexpensive USB-C PCI-E card in a Mac Pro for full USB 3.1 data transfer speeds

01/13/2017, 11:23:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

An inexpensive card available from Amazon allows users of Apple's Mac Pro tower with PCI-E slots to get some of the benefits of the new USB-C connector -- and faster USB 3.1 speeds. AppleInsider tells you what you need.

Henge Docks unveils trio of Thunderbolt 3 docking stations for Apple's 2016 MacBook Pros

01/05/2017, 02:36:00 PM, Posted By Ashley Wright

Henge Docks has refreshed its horizontal and vertical docking stations for the new MacBook Pro with USB-C ports, and has also announced an all-new Thunderbolt 3-connected Tethered Dock product line.

CalDigit launches Thunderbolt Station 3 dock with dual 4K support, Lite model

01/05/2017, 09:36:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

CalDigit's follow-up to the Thunderbolt Station 2 dock consists of two docks, with one aimed at providing expansion over Thunderbolt 3, while the higher-specification version intended for providing charge to MacBooks and legacy drive connections.

New HDMI 2.1 specification brings support for 4K at 120Hz, 8K, 10K resolutions

01/04/2017, 05:01:10 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The HDMI Forum has released the latest HDMI specification, HDMI 2.1, with the new protocol variation able to drive 4K at 120Hz, 8K at 60Hz, and 10K across a new cable capable of 48 gigabits per second of data transfer.

Linksys, Netgear, Norton taking different approaches to whole-home Wi-Fi

01/04/2017, 11:34:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Home networking giants Linksys and Netgear have unveiled next-gen routers, with Linksys opting for mesh networking, and Netgear relying on traditional hardware. Norton is also throwing its hat into the ring with a router that claims to block all security threats before the enter the home's network.

Belkin shows off Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD, no update on availability

01/03/2017, 11:52:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Announced in October, Belkin's Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD made an appearance at CES 2017 on Tuesday, but the company has yet to set a release date and price point for the hotly anticipated device.

OWC's USB-C DEC docks under Apple's MacBook Pro, adds legacy ports and storage

01/03/2017, 03:17:48 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

A new peripheral from OWC connects to the underside of the new MacBook Pro, and adds a series of legacy ports plus up to 4TB of flash storage.

Kanex announces Thunderbolt 3 dock, eSATA adapter & cables for Apple's new MacBook Pro with USB-C

01/03/2017, 02:18:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Accessory maker Kanex on Monday announced a trio of new Thunderbolt 3-based products designed with Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup in mind, headlined by a $150 travel dock boasting HDMI, USB, Ethernet, and USB-C ports.

Lenovo's $280 ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock adds full-size USB, HDMI, more to new MacBook Pro

01/03/2017, 11:05:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Lenovo this week announced the ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock, offering owners of Apple's new MacBook Pro a high number of legacy connectivity options, providing ports that were axed in the switch to all USB-C.

Thunderbolt 3-equipped MacBook Pro can use external GPUs, but at a cost

12/01/2016, 08:45:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

One of the most frequent complaints about the new MacBook Pro is the relatively weak GPU as compared to some found on the Windows side. Some progress has been made very recently by independent developers, allowing the adventurous who aren't afraid to spend a few dollars to build and connect an external GPU to a Thunderbolt 3 Mac.

With Apple abandoning AirPort, here are the best alternative Wi-Fi routers for Mac users

11/21/2016, 12:51:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Some fear has erupted at the news that Apple may be shutting down development of its own AirPort wireless routers. However, picking a router isn't as complicated as it used to be, and AppleInsider has some suggestions that work well with other Apple hardware.

OWC announces Thunderbolt 3 Dock with ports galore, returns functionality to new MacBook Pro

11/02/2016, 09:15:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Capitalizing on Apple's decision to go all in on Thunderbolt 3 with its latest MacBook Pro, aftermarket Mac specialist OWC is taking preorders for a 13-port breakout dock that restores expansion options lost with the new laptop design.

Examined: Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1 gen 2 on the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

10/28/2016, 11:44:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

While everybody expected USB-C connectors on the new MacBook Pro, all four ports being Thunderbolt 3 wasn't. AppleInsider explains the differences between USB-C, USB 3.1 gen 2, and Thunderbolt 3, and examines Apple's latest implementation of the technologies.

Belkin refreshes Express Dock with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C connector

10/27/2016, 07:41:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD has been refreshed to provide the new protocol's full 40 Gbps data speed, and provide 85W of charging power to the newly released late 2016 MacBook Pro.

Microsoft debuts Surface Studio all-in-one PC, refreshes high-end Surface Book

10/26/2016, 12:01:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Alongside the 28-inch all-in-one Surface Studio PC, Microsoft's new Surface Book i7 announced Wednesday is said to triple the performance of the current high-end 13-inch MacBook Pro.

WiGig gets official certification, promises speeds up to 8Gbps

10/25/2016, 01:35:28 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

The Wi-Fi Alliance has officially certified WiGig, also known as 802.11ad, which could drastically improve the speed of transfers over local Wi-Fi networks and better support gigabit-speed internet connections.

Google reveals Chromecast Ultra, Google WiFi, Daydream View VR; details Google Home

10/04/2016, 02:40:04 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Besides just the Google Pixel smartphone family, the smartphone giant today also released the 4K Chromecast Ultra, the Daydream View VR headset, the Google Home voice-activated personal assistant, and Google WiFi networking hardware.

Future watch: new Ethernet standard to bring 2.5 and 5 Gbit/sec speeds to existing cabling

10/01/2016, 05:20:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The group responsible for the Ethernet specifications have unveiled a new pair of standards, bringing faster speeds to existing Cat-5e and Cat-6 cable runs, eliminating networking bottlenecks, and potentially saving organizations with large deployments a great deal of money.

Apple issues eighth macOS 10.12 Sierra beta to developers, seventh to public testers

08/29/2016, 04:50:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With just over a week to go before Apple is expected to announce an official macOS 10.12 Sierra release date, the company on Monday issued the latest beta versions of the operating system to developers and public beta testers for evaluation.

macOS Sierra beta points to future Macs equipped with 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2

08/24/2016, 05:49:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Upcoming Macs may support USB 3.1 Gen 2, enabling peripheral speeds up to a maximum 10 gigabits per second, code discovered in macOS Sierra suggests.