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Topic: Mini DisplayPort

Apple shipping first Thunderbolt Displays to stores, resellers

09/06/2011, 08:09 pm

A pair of new reports suggest Apple is shipping its new 27-inch Thunderbolt Display to its retail stores and resellers this week, while individual pre-orders are said to have shipping estimates of Sept. 15.


Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cables face recall over licensing issues

07/08/2011, 08:07 pm

HDMI Org, the group that oversees HDMI specifications, has deemed Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cables outside of its standard and will not allow them to be sold.


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 15- and 17-inch MacBook Pros to sport quad-core i7 CPU, AMD graphics

02/24/2011, 06:02 am

New leaked photos reveal the details of Apple's MacBook Pro refresh, with updated notebooks featuring AMD graphics, and high-end 15- and 17-inch models packing quad-core Intel Core i7 processors [updated].


Apple to unveil new MacBook Pros 'shortly after' Intel Thunderbolt event Thursday

02/24/2011, 01:02 am

A new report claims that Apple will unveil a refresh to its MacBook Pro lineup 'shortly after' an Intel press event to formally launch the chipmaker's new Light Peak technology, which will reportedly be marketed as Thunderbolt, at 10 a.m. Pacific on Thursday.


Chinese supplier floating iPad 2 case with possible SD card and Mini DisplayPort recesses

01/18/2011, 12:01 am

Exclusive: A Chinese accessory supplier is floating a new "iPad 2nd generation" case differing from previous designs shown at CES, with port openings that appear to be designed to accommodate a new SD Card slot and a new port consistent with the size of a mini DisplayPort jack.


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.


Unibody 2010 Mac mini gets iFixit teardown

06/16/2010, 08:06 pm

Apple's new 2010 Mac mini is wider (7.7 inches square, just like the existing Apple TV) but significantly thinner (just 1.4 inches thick) and easier to take apart than previous models.


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.


Apple's Mini DisplayPort officially adopted by VESA

11/10/2009, 10:11 am

The Video Electronics Standard Association officially issued its Mini DisplayPort standard Tuesday, based on the technology licensed from Apple.


Apple drops MacBook Pro RAM, CPU upgrade prices

10/26/2009, 03:10 pm

As Apple unleashed a number of new hardware options last week, including the new iMacs, the hardware maker also quietly dropped the prices of additional RAM and processor upgrades on its MacBook Pro line.


First non-Apple Mini DisplayPort-compatible displays unveiled

04/14/2009, 04:04 pm

A little-known consumer solutions designer is laying claim to the first non-Apple external LCD displays for Mini DisplayPort-equipped Macs that are designed to look like the Mac maker's new LED-based Cinema Display offerings but retail for a fraction of the cost.


New iMac, Mac minis expected as early as Tuesday

03/02/2009, 07:03 pm

Last-minute leaks of part numbers hint Apple is about to release both upgraded iMacs and Mac minis on Tuesday -- along with an emphasis on larger screens for iMacs and a likely NVIDIA-based design.


Video of claimed next-gen Mac Mini surfaces online

02/20/2009, 06:02 pm

After being challenged over a still image, the source for what seems a leaked future Mac mini has now posted a video that shows the device from all sides.


Apple's mini connector set to be part of DisplayPort standard

01/13/2009, 07:01 pm

After taking a gamble on the acceptance of Mini DisplayPort as a connection for computer screens, Apple is about to be rewarded as its technology is now expected to become part of an industry-wide format that also includes extremely high resolutions and multiple displays on a single link.