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Topic: Thunderbolt 3

Review: The G-Tech Mobile Pro SSD is nearly as fast as the storage in your 15-inch MacBook Pro

04/19/2019, 12:04 pm

There are endless options when it comes to external storage, but getting the right one for you can be a tough task. If you're looking for a quick, on-the-go SSD, the G-Technology Mobile Pro SSD may be perfectly suited.

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Razer Core X Chroma Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure adds 4 USB-A & Gigabit Ethernet

04/16/2019, 09:04 am

Gaming peripheral producer Razer has introduced an updated version of its Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure, with the Core X Chroma offering a better power supply than the original model, increased connectivity options, and customizable RGB lighting.

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Apple's 31.6-inch professional display may arrive soon, 17-inch MacBook Pro in early 2021 [u]

04/08/2019, 02:04 pm

A new research note penned by Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that Apple's long-awaited professional-grade display will arrive in the next few months, and the rumored MacBook Pro with larger display won't arrive until the first half of 2021 -- and both will incorporate mini LED backlighting.

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Mac accessory vendor OWC acquires Thunderbolt 3 enclosure maker InXtron

03/19/2019, 10:03 am

OWC has confirmed it has acquired InXtron, a case manufacturer formerly known as Macpower Peripherals, a purchase that could enable the Mac hardware retailer to further increase its offerings relating to docks and external enclosures for use with Mac desktops and MacBooks.

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New USB 4 is enhanced Thunderbolt 3 with advanced connection bandwidth sharing

03/04/2019, 09:03 am

USB 4, the next version of the connectivity protocol, is said by the USB Promoter Group to offer computer users a throughput of up to 40Gbps and other features of Thunderbolt 3, following the contribution of the Thunderbolt protocol specification to the group by Intel.

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Video: Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock is the center of a workhorse workstation

02/27/2019, 11:02 am

The Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock from Corsair is a workhorse of a docking station that adds 12 ports, including three of which are the forward-looking type-C.

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Thunderbolt 3 'Thunderclap' vulnerabilities let malicious peripherals attack a Mac's memory

02/27/2019, 07:02 am

Vulnerabilities in Thunderbolt has been disclosed by security researchers, with "Thunderclap" allowing a device connecting over Thunderbolt to acquire sensitive data from the host Mac, an issue that affects almost all Macs released since 2011.

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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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