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Topic: Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt Firmware Update fixes MacBook Pro, cable issues

11/27/2012, 04:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday released Thunderbolt Firmware Update v1.1, which patches a problem that caused some MacBook Pros and Thunderbolt cables to experience malfunctions when connecting to a bus-powered peripheral.

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Apple Store now carries Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter

08/01/2012, 07:08 am

The Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter for newer Thunderbolt-equipped Macs is now available for $29 at Apple's online store.

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Apple releases new Thunderbolt software update after boot problems

06/18/2012, 11:06 pm

Apple has released an update to its Thunderbolt software after reports arose that the previous version was causing boot-related problems for some Mac users.

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New Mac Pros rumored with 8-core Xeon E5 CPUs, Thunderbolt & USB 3.0

06/07/2012, 08:06 am

Apple's anticipated Mac Pro update will feature Intel Xeon E5 series processors with either six or eight cores, as well as native support for USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt.

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Matrox Thunderbolt dock turns MacBooks into desktops for $249

06/03/2012, 07:06 pm

Matrox on Sunday unveiled its new DS1 Thunderbolt docking station, which allows users to add multiple peripherals like an HDMI display, a full-size keyboard and a mouse to a Thunderbolt-equipped Mac or PC for $249.

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Genesys tapped to supply USB 3.0 chips for Apple's MacBook Air

05/14/2012, 08:05 am

In a sign that Apple plans to adopt USB 3.0 in addition to Thunderbolt on its MacBook lineup, the company is said to have inked a deal with Genesys Logic for USB 3.0 card reader controller chips.

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Intel reportedly shipping next-gen Thunderbolt controllers expected in new Macs

04/11/2012, 11:04 pm

Chipmaker Intel has begun shipping its second generation of Thunderbolt controllers, which are believed to be bound for Apple's upcoming Mac releases, according to a new report.

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Apple's Thunderbolt Display takes 26% of big-screen computer LCD sales

04/10/2012, 07:04 am

The 27-inch Apple Thunderbolt Display and legacy Cinema Display are North American market leaders for LED LCD computer screens sized 24 inches and up, accounting for 26.2 percent of the market.

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Intel promises optical Thunderbolt cables will arrive later this year

03/13/2012, 12:03 am

Intel said on Monday that optical cables for its Thunderbolt port are scheduled to arrive later this year and will allow for longer cables and eventually faster speeds.

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Acer, Asustek, Lenovo expected to begin adopting Thunderbolt this spring

01/20/2012, 08:01 pm

Apple won't be the only PC maker selling high-end notebooks that look like the MacBook Air and pack Thunderbolt connectivity; Acer, Asustek, Lenovo are expected to introduce new Thunderbolt-equipped Ultrabooks in the second quarter of 2012.

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CES: MSI unveils external Thunderbolt GPU, Henge Docks gain MacBook Air support

01/10/2012, 03:01 pm

New Mac-centric products are aplenty at this week's Consumer Electronics Show, including a Thunderbolt-connected external graphics processor from MSI, and a vertical docking station for the MacBook Air from Henge Docks.

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CES: Belkin unveils Thunderbolt Express Dock, coming in Sept. for $299

01/09/2012, 12:01 pm

Belkin on Monday introduced its new Thunderbolt Express Dock, which will allow users to connect multiple devices to their Mac with one Thunderbolt cable when it arrives in September for $299.

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Intel's Thunderbolt reportedly coming to PCs in April 2012

12/26/2011, 10:12 pm

As Apple enjoys nearly a year-long head start with the Thunderbolt technology, Intel has begun notifying PC makers that it will "fully release" the high-speed I/O in April 2012, according to a new report.

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iTunes 10.5.2 released, Thunderbolt Display firmware updated

12/12/2011, 06:12 pm

Apple has released the latest version of iTunes for Mac OS X and Windows, which carries improvements to the iTunes Match service and fixes an audio distortion problem, and firmware for the Thunderbolt Display has been updated to version 1.1.

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Intel investigating proprietary dock connector for 2012 ultrabooks

11/26/2011, 12:11 am

Intel is reportedly planning to release a proprietary connector that will work alongside its Thunderbolt technology to allow for advanced docking stations for the chipmakers' ultrabook design specifications.

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MacBook Air now 28% of Apple's notebook shipments

11/14/2011, 08:11 pm

Apple's MacBook Air models now make up 28 percent of the company's notebook shipments, up from just 8 percent in the first half of the year.

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Apple updates Thunderbolt software, Aperture and printer drivers

10/27/2011, 08:10 pm

Following Wednesday's slew of software updates, Apple on Thursday issued a second Thunderbolt software update, alongside new HP and Epson printer drivers and a minor update to Aperture.

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Apple issues EFI Firmware, iPhoto, QuickTime updates

10/27/2011, 01:10 am

Apple on Wednesday issued EFI Firmware updates for its Thunderbolt-equipped iMac, Mac Mini, Macbook Pro and Macbook Air computers, as well as minor updates to QuickTime for Windows and iPhoto.

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Apple issues fix for flickering issue with 24" Cinema Display and Thunderbolt

09/29/2011, 02:09 am

Apple has released a firmware update for its 24-inch LED Cinema Display that resolves a flickering issue that occurred when connected to the company's newer Thunderbolt-equipped Macs.

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Teardown of Apple's Thunderbolt Display finds same LG panel used in 2009 iMac

09/28/2011, 09:09 am

Apple's newly released Thunderbolt Display sports an LG display with the same model number found in the 27-inch iMac released in 2009, a teardown of the screen has found.

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