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Topic: Thunderbolt

Rumor: Final Cut Pro X on sale, third-party Thunderbolt products unveiled next week

06/14/2011, 12:06 pm

Apple may appeal to its high-end video production customers next week with the release of Final Cut Pro X on the Mac App Store, as well as the announcement of new third-party products that will take advantage of the high-speed Thunderbolt port found on new Macs, according to a new rumor.

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Thunderbolt trademark rights will be transferred from Apple to Intel

05/20/2011, 10:05 am

Though Apple originally filed for ownership of the "Thunderbolt" trademark associated with its new high-speed data port, the rights will be transferred to Intel, the company with which it cooperatively developed the new standard.

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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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Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt MacBook Airs coming in June or July

05/18/2011, 01:05 am

A new report claims that Apple's supply chain will begin shipments of new MacBook Air models upgraded to include Intel's Sandy Bridge processors and Thunderbolt high-speed interconnect later this month in preparation for a June or July launch.

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HP exec dismisses Apple and Intel's Thunderbolt in favor of USB 3.0

05/17/2011, 10:05 am

PC maker Hewlett-Packard reportedly looked at the new high-speed Thunderbolt port created by Intel and Apple, but has decided for now to stick with USB 3.0.

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Apple looking to make Thunderbolt and USB ports thinner, more durable

05/05/2011, 09:05 am

Apple has shown interest in creating improved input/output ports like Thunderbolt and USB on its line of Mac computers, making the ports thinner, scratch-proof, and more aesthetically pleasing.

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Teardown of Apple's 21.5-inch Thunderbolt iMac finds removable graphics board

05/04/2011, 08:05 am

A look inside Apple's new 21.5-inch, Thunderbolt-equipped iMac desktop discovered the ability to swap out the graphics processing unit board for a new one.

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Apple's new Thunderbolt iMacs get Boot Camp update, dual-monitor out

05/03/2011, 01:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday quickly released an update to address issues with Boot Camp on its new iMacs. Also, the new 27-inch all-in-one desktop supports two monitor outputs via its two Thunderbolt ports, and orders can ship with a Magic Trackpad instead of a Magic Mouse at no extra cost.

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Insiders believe Thunderbolt from Intel, Apple will 'greatly affect' USB 3.0

04/19/2011, 11:04 am

Though Intel has said it plans to support USB 3.0 with its next-generation chipsets, some in the PC market believe Apple's adoption of Thunderbolt could have a major impact.

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Intel will support USB 3.0 alongside 'complementary' Thunderbolt

04/15/2011, 08:04 am

Intel and Apple's newly introduced high-speed Thunderbolt port won't be a direct competitor of the USB 3.0 standard. Rather, the two will be "complementary" to one another, Intel believes.

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Intel to release Thunderbolt developer kit this quarter

04/12/2011, 09:04 pm

Intel revealed on Tuesday that developer kits for its new Thunderbolt high-speed interconnect, which made its debut on Apple's early 2011 MacBook Pros, will be made available later this quarter.

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New MacBook Pro Thunderbolt port gets attention at NAB 2011

04/11/2011, 07:04 pm

A variety of vendors are demonstrating new products taking advantage of Apple's Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Pros at the National Association of Broadcasters convention.

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Apple's Final Cut Pro update rumored to add iPad, Thunderbolt support

04/10/2011, 05:04 pm

Comments from an industry insider have offered a glimpse at what Apple is expected to announce at this week's anticipated unveiling of the new Final Cut Pro, including potential support for high-speed Thunderbolt ports and the iPad.

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Apple expanding Thunderbolt team for new devices equipped with high-speed ports

04/06/2011, 09:04 am

Apple is unsurprisingly looking to bring its new Thunderbolt port to new devices beyond the MacBook Pro, the notoriously secretive company has revealed in new job listings.

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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 rumored to release new iMacs with Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt by early May

03/22/2011, 01:03 pm

Apple may release a new line of iMac all-in-one desktop computers by the end of April or the first week of May with Sandy Bridge processors and the new high-speed Thunderbolt port, but no major cosmetic changes, according to a new rumor.

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Apple's iPad 2 at Walmart; News Corp subscribers; Canon and Thunderbolt

03/10/2011, 10:03 pm

On the eve of the iPad 2 launch, Apple's latest touchscreen tablet has already shown up on shelves at Walmart, though customers were unable to purchase it. News Corp. announced that it has acquired over 200,000 subscribers to the Wall Street Journal on the iPad and other tablets. Finally, Canon has spoken out in support of Intel's new Thunderbolt interconnect technology.

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First Look: Apple's early 2011 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Thunderbolt

03/01/2011, 06:03 pm

Apple's newly revised early 2011 MacBook Pros carry forward the same unibody construction, but offer Intel Core i5 and i7 Sandy Bridge quad core CPUs, faster RAM, more powerful AMD graphics chips, larger drive options, and the new high speed Thunderbolt interconnect. Here's an illustrated first look ahead of our in-depth reviews.

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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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