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Topic: Light Peak

Apple, not Intel, filed for Thunderbolt trademark

05/18/2011, 09:05 pm

Counter to early indications that Intel already owned the trademark for the Thunderbolt high-speed I/O technology, recently discovered applications with the U.S. and Canadian trademark offices reveal that Apple has filed for the mark.

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Intel details Thunderbolt, says Apple has full year head start

02/24/2011, 04:02 pm

At a press conference earlier this morning, Intel offered additional information about its new Thunderbolt interconnect technology being pioneered by Apple in its latest batch of MacBook Pros, noting Apple will have a year long head start in deploying the technology.

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First Look: Inside Apple's fast new Thunderbolt port on MacBook Pros

02/24/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple has introduced the first implementation of Intel's new Thunderbolt technology for high speed communications, aimed at providing a very fast new data connection for mobile professionals.

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Apple's new 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros feature quad-core i7 chips, AMD graphics

02/24/2011, 08:02 am

Apple's new high-end 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros feature the latest quad-core Sandy Bridge Core i7 processors from Intel, as well as AMD Radeon HD graphics and the new high-speed Thunderbolt port.

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Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pros sport dual-core Core i5, i7 chips

02/24/2011, 08:02 am

As expected, Apple on Thursday updated its MacBook Pro family with next generation processors and graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and a new FaceTime HD camera.

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MacBook Pro rumor roundup: Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt, SSD boot drives & more

02/23/2011, 04:02 pm

With the expected release of Apple's new MacBook Pro lineup on Thursday, onlookers have been inundated with rumored hardware specifications and new features. AppleInsider offers a recap of what's expected in the imminent product refresh slated for tomorrow.

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Next-gen MacBook Pro photos reveal Apple's high-speed 'Thunderbolt' port [u]

02/23/2011, 07:02 am

Apple's implementation of Intel's Light Peak technology could be dubbed "Thunderbolt," according to new pictures that claim to show the new 13-inch MacBook Pro hardware and box [updated with photo of English box].

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Intel to debut Light Peak alongside Apple's new MacBook Pros Thursday

02/22/2011, 07:02 pm

On the same day Apple is expected to unwrap its new MacBook Pros, Intel said it will be briefing the press on "a new technology that is about to appear on the market."

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Apple to announce new high-speed connector for Macs, report claims

02/20/2011, 12:02 pm

Apple is on the verge of introducing a new high-speed connection to some of its Mac computing lines, according to report that speculates the announcement could accompany revised MacBook Pros expected as early as next week.

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Apple patents show convertible tablet, MagSafe optical data connector

11/30/2010, 09:11 pm

Patents granted to Apple on Tuesday reveal that the company could be working on a device that converts from standard laptop form to tablet form as well as a magnetic connector that provides both power and an optical data connection.

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Intel could release Light Peak technology in first half of 2011, Apple to follow

11/04/2010, 12:11 am

Intel's Light Peak optical cabling technology is on track to make its first appearance in products in early 2011, with Apple expected to follow soon after, according to a new report.

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Why Apple is betting on Light Peak with Intel: a love story

09/30/2009, 04:09 pm

Despite Apple's investments in developing its own custom ARM microchips in place of using Intel's Atom mobile processors, the company has reached out to Intel as a partner to drive the adoption of the new Light Peak specification for optical cabling. A look at Apple's historical use of ports explains why it is doing this.

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Report: Apple pushed Intel to develop Light Peak cabling

09/26/2009, 08:09 pm

Following a demonstration by Intel of an advanced new optical data port called Light Peak, a new report says Apple actually brought the concept to Intel and that the new standard will play "a hugely important role" in upcoming Apple products.

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