USB Type-C is shaping up to be the holy grail of ports. It can charge your laptop, deliver 4K video, and transfer loads of USB data all over a single cable—all at the same time. What could be better? You’re looking at the answer.
If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Intel has announced that its new Thunderbolt standard, the third iteration of the inter-connector, will use the USB Type-C connector—as well as boasting data transfer rates that allow it to drive two 4K screen simultaneously.
Intel's Thunderbolt 2 standard has received an update: now, it can be used to pair computers together—even Macs to PCs—to allow data transfer at speeds of up to 10Gbps. That's pretty quick.
The new MyPassport Pro from Western Digital is the world's first bus-powered portable hard drive to offer two disks with RAID capability for blazing fast, grab-and-go storage.
LaCie has doubled the storage capacity of its extra-resilient Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series external hard drives. They now offer two terabytes of storage that you can drop or carelessly toss about for $300.
Next summer Coney Island is getting back a little bit of its former glory with a familiar roller coaster. Some 14 years after it was demolished, the once famous Thunderbolt coaster is roaring back onto the boardwalk at 65 miles per hour.
You can officially stop bragging about how fast your fancy new USB 3.0 flash drive is. At the Computex show in Taipei Intel was showing off this hacked together prototype of a dedicated Thunderbolt 128GB flash drive boasting data transfer speeds of 10 Gbit/s, or about twice as fast as USB 3.0's max. And now that…
Nearly 600 days have passed since we first swooned over Belkin's Thunderbolt Express Dock all the way back in September 2011. (Really, it's been 595 days, but who's counting?) Well today, the long-promised, and long-delayed multi-port I/O hub for Macs is a thing you can actually buy. It's available this morning at…
Thunderbolt's makin' like greased lighting. Intel has just introduced the newest revision of the interface and it will be capable of 20Gbps in both directions (as opposed to the previous 10). In other words, fast enough to transfer and play 4K video simultaneously. And it's all backwards compatible with old ports and…
Thunderbolt has arrived on the PC after being exclusive to the Macintosh platform for more than a year. With its promise of 10Gb/s‑per‑channel throughput, what self-respecting power user wouldn't opt for a Thunderbolt-based external backup solution? Well, before you get too excited, let's compare T-bolt…
Apple has decided to cut the price of its exorbitantly priced Thunderbolt cables. Its 2-meter cable has fallen in price from a painful $50 to an only-slightly-more-palatable $40.
USB data transfer is about to get a hell of a lot faster. The USB Promoter Group is rolling out SuperSpeed USB, a supplement to USB 3.0 due out later this year that should surge your speeds two-fold.
This little mLogic Thunderbolt extension box looks like a slinky addition to your Mac, but hidden within it is some hardcore tech to give your laptop a serious shot in the arm—for a price.
Western Digital is really getting in bed with Thunderbolt. It already has a 2TB 10,000RPM monster, and now it's got an 8TB external drive with Thunderbolt.
If your computer has a Thunderbolt drive, odds are it's been pretty neglected. Some external storage options are good, but no one choice is a no-brainer. Until now, that is. LaCie's vivid orange drive is the best way to back up files, superfast.
Now this is what we were hoping for from Thunderbolt. LaCie just stuck a Thunderbolt port on its USB 3.0 Rugged series of external drives, meaning it's now a tiny, indestructible speed monster.
The cloud's great, but sometimes you still need fast, humongous local storage. How fast and humongous? How about, say, 2TB at 10,000RPM with TWO Thunderbolt ports.
Thunderbolt was one of the killer features last year. 10 gigabits! But since then, there have been a few Thunderbolt products, and a few comically absentee ones, but it feels like most of us have never even used the port—Mini Displayport double duty notwithstanding. Anyone getting actual use out of the thing, or is it…
Western Digital's inevitable Thunderbolt offering is missing solid state guts—and that hurts it a lot. But what it lacks in speed, it makes up for in capacity. It is an enormous vault, with more space than most humans will ever need.