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Topic: Thunderbolt 3

Podcast discusses new MacBook Pro keyboard and thermal throttling, Siri, Thunderbolt 3

07/20/2018, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Andrew discuss the new MacBook Pro, keyboards, and Mike joins us to talk about Siri, eGPU and the difficulties with ThunderBolt 3, USB-C, and the trouble with sorting cables that all look the same.

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BlackMagic eGPU not just for HDMI and Thunderbolt 3 displays, but also for any USB-C monitor

07/19/2018, 11:07 am

The Blackmagic eGPU isn't just the first one to accelerate the Thunderbolt 3 LG Ultrafine 5K, but will boost any two displays that can connect to the unit with USB-C or HDMI.

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Hands on with the new Apple and Blackmagic Thunderbolt 3 eGPU

07/15/2018, 11:07 am

Along with Thursday's 2018 Macbook Pro refresh, Apple also announced a partnership with Blackmagic Design which resulted in a new external GPU with an 8GB AMD Radeon Pro 580 GPU -- and AppleInsider has it on the test bench.

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LG UltraFine 4K, 5K & Apple Thunderbolt monitors can be used as True Tone displays

07/13/2018, 02:07 pm

Apple has detailed True Tone features in the 2018 MacBook Pro, with some surprising displays on a list of compatible monitors.

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StarTech Thunderbolt 3 Mini Docks offer dual video outputs in a compact package

05/18/2018, 08:05 am

Peripherals vendor StarTech has shipped a pair of Thunderbolt 3 Mini Docking stations that add a wider selection of ports to an iMac or a MacBook, with each including support for a pair of 4K monitors and Gigabit Ethernet connections.

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Sonnet ships $199 Solo 10G Thunderbolt 3 Ethernet adapter offering 10 gigabit connectivity

05/16/2018, 12:05 pm

Thunderbolt 3 GPU enclosure producer Sonnet has launched a new accessory that adds a 10-gigabit Ethernet connection to a Mac or MacBook, allowing it to communicate with other devices on a high-speed wired network via the Mac's Thunderbolt 3 port.

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First Look: $599 Gigabyte RX 580 Gaming Box gives compact eGPU power to MacBook Pro

05/08/2018, 12:05 pm

Long-time video card supplier Gigabyte now has an all-in-one package for Mac users looking to get into Thunderbolt 3 eGPU technology, and AppleInsider is testing the latest version.

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First Look: Iogear Quantum Thunderbolt 3 Pro 85 dock for 15-inch MacBook Pro

05/06/2018, 12:05 pm

Iogear is back with another Thunderbolt 3 dock with some connectivity and power improvements including a front-mounted USB 3.1 generation 1 type-C port.

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2016 MacBook Pro butterfly keyboards failing twice as frequently as older models

04/30/2018, 01:04 pm

Apple launched its new butterfly key-switch keyboard with the MacBook, with some usability complaints starting nearly immediately, but it wasn't until its adoption in the MacBook Pro in 2016 that reliability concerns started popping up -- and AppleInsider has the hard data on failure rates.

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Going all-in on USB-C with Apple's ecosystem? That's impossible -- for now

04/25/2018, 09:04 am

I'm finally ready to fully embrace the smaller, reversible, more powerful USB-C port featured on Apple's recent MacBooks. But in preparing for a full switch to the versatile port, I have hit a number of roadblocks. No matter how badly I want to completely ditch USB-A, it turns out I just can't.

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First look: Sonnet's eGFX Breakaway Puck RX570 delivers on-the-go graphics power to MacBook Pro

04/17/2018, 04:04 pm

The Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck packs a Radeon RX570 GPU inside a portable, Thunderbolt 3-compatible package, offering MacBook users a take-anywhere graphics boost.

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Hands on: Mantiz Thunderbolt 3 dock gives USB-A and VGA to MacBook Pro owners

03/29/2018, 10:03 am

Mantiz took its experience in building a Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure, and used it to make the new Mantiz Titan dock -- and AppleInsider just got its hands on one.

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StarTech debuts a new Thunderbolt 3 Dock with SD card reader and 85W of charging power

03/15/2018, 11:03 am

StarTech has unveiled a new Thunderbolt 3 dock, which offers SD Card reading capability, dual-4K display connection, as well as six USB 3.0 ports.

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Sonnet ships 1 terabyte version of the Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive

02/21/2018, 12:02 pm

Thunderbolt 3 GPU enclosure vendor Sonnet has started shipping another Mac-related accessory, by offering a version of its Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive that includes 1 terabyte of storage to users requiring a portable high-speed solid state external drive.

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Last call: Save $500 on every iMac Pro at B&H with free shipping and no tax outside NY & NJ

02/07/2018, 10:02 am

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Last call: $100 off plus free $10 gift card with CalDigit 15 Port Thunderbolt 3 Dock; $600-$1,000 off 15" MacBook Pro

02/06/2018, 06:02 pm

Readers this week can preorder CalDigit's brand-new TS3 Plus 15-port Thunderbolt 3 Dock with a 1 meter cable for $269 ($100 off) with a free $10 B&H gift card. This exclusive bonus is in addition to free expedited shipping and no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

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Hands on: $249 CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus is a great port expander for new MacBook Pro owners

01/30/2018, 01:01 pm

CalDigit's third Thunderbolt 3 dock is on AppleInsider's test rig, and has some connectivity improvements including a discrete 10Gbit/sec USB-C port boosting it above the company's previous offerings.

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Caldigit launches $249 Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus dock with 10Gbps USB-C, 85W charging, cuts older TS3 dock to $199

01/30/2018, 10:01 am

CalDigit has introduced two new products to its range of docks, with the Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus offering extensive connectivity options via a total of 15 ports, while last year's Thunderbolt Station 3 is now being offered at the lower price of $199.

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Universal Audio's $499 Arrow interface connects over Thunderbolt 3

01/16/2018, 04:01 pm

Universal Audio has shipped the Arrow desktop audio interface, a high-end peripheral for music creation and audio recording that connects to a Mac with Thunderbolt 3, with the portable unit including a number of built-in plug-ins to help refine the overall sound of recordings.

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Western Digital ships G-Speed Shuttle external storage devices with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports

01/16/2018, 01:01 pm

Drive producer Western Digital has launched two models of the G-Speed Shuttle, an external storage device range aimed at content creators that offers up to 48 terabytes of capacity and boasts fast transfer speeds using Thunderbolt 3 connectivity to connect to an iMac Pro or MacBook Pro.

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