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Topic: DisplayPort

Apple may add DisplayPort to its new mobile chips for iOS devices

08/16/2011, 03:08 pm

Apple has posted a new job listing for a signal integrity and power integrity manager to join its team that builds custom chips for use in future mobile products, asking for experience in working with interface standards including DisplayPort.

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Apple granted patent for dock connector with USB 3.0, Thunderbolt

04/05/2011, 11:04 pm

A patent recently granted to Apple reveals that the company is looking into a modified dock connector compatible with newer high-speed communication standards, such as USB 3.0 and a "dual-lane DisplayPort," or Thunderbolt, connector.

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Apple's 27" iMac only supports native or 720p video input, no 1080p

07/21/2010, 06:07 pm

Apple's revised 27" iMac introduced this spring debuted a new feature: a Mini DisplayPort video port that worked in both directions, enabling external video sources to output video to the screen. That feature is largely limited to 720p in HDTV applications however.

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Apple hints at first-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter [u]

04/13/2010, 01:04 pm

The specification sheet for Apple's new line of MacBook Pro notebooks states that HDMI output is possible using an optional Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter, hinting that Apple could release a first-party solution [Update: New ports support audio output].

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Apple exploring USB 3.0, DisplayPort combo in new mini connector

04/08/2010, 09:04 am

A new proprietary cable from Apple could simultaneously transmit both USB 3.0 and DisplayPort data, cutting down on cable clutter with future Macs and allowing easier video output with portable devices.

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Tests confirm Apple's 27" iMac only supports DisplayPort input

10/26/2009, 07:10 pm

Third party testing has confirmed that Apple's new 27" iMac can only be used as an external display for devices designed to provide DisplayPort video. It will not work with any equipment that only supports VGA, DVI, or HDMI output.

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