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Topic: DisplayPort

Connect your DIY eGPU to a USB-C display with this cable

01/27/2020, 12:01 pm

This new $30 cable will allow you to use your own eGPU to connect to a USB-C display, instead of having to use a more expensive solution.


New DisplayPort 2.0 spec uses Thunderbolt 3 for 16K displays

06/26/2019, 10:06 am

VESA has published the DisplayPort 2.0 video standard encompassing up to 16K displays -- and it uses USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 to do so.


How to pick the best monitor for your new Mac mini

12/07/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple neither supplies a monitor with your new Mac mini, nor presently makes one itself that you can use with it. However, plenty of other firms do. AppleInsider looks at displays, and what you need to know to make the right choice for you.


How to connect 4K monitors to your Mac, even on some older models without official support

11/17/2016, 01:11 pm

Getting 4K on a relatively recent Mac has some hang-ups, but is still possible -- and rewarding! AppleInsider explains the ins and outs of how to do so, even on some computers that Apple doesn't officially support.


VESA's new DisplayPort standard will enable ultra-res 8K displays, improve battery life

02/10/2015, 11:02 am

The latest Embedded DisplayPort standard will help pave the way for future ultra-high resolution displays and better battery life when it adds support for 8K screens starting in 2016.


Next-gen USB 3.1 Type-C connector will support DisplayPort, 5K video output

09/22/2014, 01:09 pm

The new USB 3.0 reversible Type-C connector will also support DisplayPort Alternate Mode with screen resolutions of "4K and beyond," the standards setting group behind the technology announced on Monday.


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.


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.


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.


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].


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.


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.