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Topic: Thunderbolt 3

Glyph intros Thunderbolt 3 Dock with NVMe SSD support, SD card slot

02/13/2019, 01:02 pm

Glyph has launched a self-named Thunderbolt 3 Dock, its key selling point being compatibility with NVMe SSDs for fast data storage and transfer.

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Hands on: BenQ 32-inch 4K Thunderbolt 3 Monitor with HDR

02/12/2019, 12:02 pm

When used at a desk, your amazing Mac needs an amazing monitor. In the last week, AppleInsider put the BenQ 32-inch HDR display with Thunderbolt 3 on our test bench.

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LG UltraWide 5K2K is a beast of a monitor with Thunderbolt 3

02/08/2019, 11:02 am

LG has been catering to Mac owners for years, and the company's UltraWide 5K2K display is a great solution for creative professionals who want a bit more horizontal real estate.

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Review: Thunderbolt 3 Akitio Node Lite & Intel Optane 905P SSD delivers sustained blistering speed

02/01/2019, 02:02 pm

There isn't much in the way of storage that can touch the maximum speed that Thunderbolt 3 can deliver and keep pushing the data at that speed, but the Akitio Node Lite with Intel Optane SSD and Thunderbolt 3 comes very close -- without thermal slowdown.

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OWC ships second-gen ThunderBlade SSD supporting Thunderbolt 3 daisy chains

01/29/2019, 12:01 pm

OWC on Tuesday released an updated version of its ThunderBlade external SSD, equipped with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for daisy-chaining and in some cases a speed boost.

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Elgato's new Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock first to allow for three USB-C connections in one dock

01/09/2019, 09:01 am

Corsair has taken the wraps off of the new Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock, intended to cover most or all of the connections a Mac owner might want, and for the first time provide three USB-C downstream ports in one dock.

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New Monoprice Thunderbolt 3 Dual DisplayPort Docking Station also works with USB 3.1 type C

01/06/2019, 12:01 pm

Monoprice unveiled a slew of accessories ahead of this week's CES, including the Thunderbolt 3 Dual DisplayPort Docking Station, which isn't just limited to the higher-speed connectivity, and alters performance when plugged into a computer with only the slower USB 3.1 Type C.

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OWC launches Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU, new portable storage, USB-C 'ClingOn' cable stabilizer

01/06/2019, 10:01 am

Other World Computing has launched a number of new items for CES 2019, including the Mercury Helios FX 650 eGPU, a number of new USB-C and Thunderbolt storage appliances, and a new USB-C cable stabilization system called 'ClingOn.'

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Long-time Mac accessory vendor OWC acquiring Akitio

01/03/2019, 09:01 am

OWC has announced that is is acquiring Akitio, with the merger creating a larger organization focused on the prosumer market.

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Comparing the Samsung X5 Thunderbolt 3 SSD versus the G-Drive Mobile SSD & Glyph RAID Atom SSD

12/12/2018, 02:12 pm

Samsung's X5 portable SSD is a beast with best in class performance, but a price tag above what the average consumer will need. We review the red and gray device and compare it to a pair of other extremely capable SSDs from GDrive and Glyph.

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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.

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iPad USB-C, AAPL price, Apple poaching from Qualcomm and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

11/16/2018, 08:11 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger, Victor, and William mark the 200th episode talking stocks, iPad USB-C, Qualcomm engineers, Neil stops by, and we even give away some software.

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USB-C cable shopping for an iPad or Thunderbolt 3 Mac is still a nightmare for consumers

11/15/2018, 02:11 pm

USB-C is the future of computer connectivity, but in the two years we've been using it there remains a great deal of confusion over USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and what any given cable with USB-C connectors is capable of. AppleInsider breaks it all down again, makes some specific cable recommendations, and talks about why we think it isn't the last time we're going to have this conversation.

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OWC upgrades Thunderbolt 3 Dock with separate SD & microSD slots, new USB-C port

11/13/2018, 04:11 pm

OWC on Tuesday announced a new 14-port version of its Thunderbolt 3 Dock designed to be more convenient than its predecessor with two card readers, and a wider array of modern ports for users than previous versions.

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Here are the best external drive enclosures for your new MacBook Air or Mac mini

11/08/2018, 01:11 pm

Whether or not Apple's flash storage pricing on the new MacBook Air and Mac mini is worth it, is an exercise for the reader. But, given the high-speed Thunderbolt 3 interface on both of the new machines, as well as on the MacBook Pro and iMac, there are a variety of avenues to choose from to add storage to a Mac, quickly - and we have some that we've used and can recommend.

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Akitio's Thunder3 Dock Pro offers 10-gigabit Ethernet to MacBook Pro, iMac owners

10/18/2018, 09:10 am

Akitio is now shipping the Thunder3 Dock Pro, a new Thunderbolt 3 dock for Macs promising an array of options, including a rare example of a 10-gigabit Ethernet port.

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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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