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Topic: Thunderbolt 3

Akitio releases red Node Lite Thunderbolt 3 drive with fast Intel Optane SSD

09/10/2018, 12:09 pm

Akitio has announced the immediate availability of their latest Thunderbolt 3 device, the bright red Node Lite that comes equipped with a 960GB Intel Optane NVMe SSD with speeds up to 2600 MB/s.

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Hands On: Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock adds a few ports to your Mac for on the road

09/06/2018, 09:09 am

It's taken some time, butThunderbolt 3 docks have finally started to shrink. The latest compact model announced on Thursday is the Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini dock, and AppleInsider has spent some time with it.

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The best external monitors for your Thunderbolt 3 MacBook Pro

08/29/2018, 10:08 am

If a MacBook Pro is your primary computer, you're probably going to want a big-screen monitor for your desktop. These are some of the top-rated options compatible with Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C, in no particular order.

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Samsung's Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD X5 boasts high read and write speeds

08/28/2018, 10:08 am

Samsung has launched the Portable SSD X5, the first NVMe-based external drive of its type from the company, with the compact storage device boasting high transfer speeds thanks to its Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and fast memory.

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Samsung launches curved, 34-inch display with Thunderbolt 3

08/28/2018, 09:08 am

Samsung on Tuesday announced the global launch of the CJ79, a 34-inch curved monitor with Thunderbolt 3, marketed as both Mac- and Windows-compatible.

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OWC reveals Thunderbolt 3 10G Ethernet Adapter for MacBook Pro, iMac

08/16/2018, 03:08 pm

Aftermarket Mac upgrade vendor OWC has launched its Thunderbolt 3 10G Ethernet Adapter, allowing users to connect their Mac or MacBook to a 10-gigabit network at the same maximum network speed offered by the iMac Pro.

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Sonnet's new Echo 11 Thunderbolt 3 dock promises plenty of ports and full power for MacBook Pro

08/08/2018, 12:08 pm

Sonnet on Wednesday launched the Echo 11, a new Thunderbolt 3 dock geared primarily towards MacBook Pro owners.

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The best Thunderbolt 3 eGPU cases for Mac and Windows users

08/02/2018, 12:08 pm

We've been talking about external GPUs for a while, even before Apple decided to launch official support for the technology. As a result, we've used them all, and have a few we'd like to recommend if you're getting into the technology for the first time.

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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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