Neowin News Feed for: Thunderbolt Neowin News Feed for: Thunderbolt en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft Surface Pro 8 leaks, packs 120Hz display and Thunderbolt support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An image of a purported storefront listing of Microsoft&#039;s upcoming Surface Pro 8 has leaked online. Apparently, the device will pack a 13-inch 120Hz display and support for Thunderbolt. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Sun, 19 Sep 2021 14:13:39 +0000 ADATA launches "World's Fastest" SE920 USB4 external SSD and uber-fast 12,600MT/s DDR5 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ADATA has announced today a couple of its super-fast upcoming products at its Xtreme Innovation event. The company unveiled its new SE920 USB4 external SSD and new XPG DDR5 capable of 12,600MT/s. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Fri, 06 Aug 2021 05:12:01 +0000 Apple's Mac Pro gets the most powerful AMD GPU ever with a whopping 120CUs and 64GB VRAM <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AMD has announced the most powerful GPU it has ever created with its new Radeon PRO W6800X Duo dual-Navi chip. The card packs 120 CUs or 7,680 Stream Processors and is available for the Apple Mac Pro. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Tue, 03 Aug 2021 17:16:01 +0000 Next-gen Thunderbolt 5 reportedly leaks, super-fast 80Gbps transfers await us <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The next-gen Thunderbolt 5 specification has apparently leaked. The new interface could be doubling the throughput up to 80Gbps compared to 40 on the current gen, and will continue to use USB-C. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Sun, 01 Aug 2021 23:14:01 +0000 Apple is investigating an issue related to 'pink squares' with the M1 Mac mini <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to internal documents, Apple is actively investigating an issue where &quot;pink squares&quot; appear on the display when the M1 Mac mini is connected to it via HDMI rather than Thunderbolt. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 22 Feb 2021 07:40:02 +0000 Microsoft adds a new upgrade block for Windows 10 versions 2004 and 20H2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has added a new known issue for its latest versions of Windows 10, which presents an error when connecting a Thunderbolt SSD. Affected users are being blocked from upgrading. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Fri, 06 Nov 2020 16:28:01 +0000 Microsoft removes Windows 10 May 2020 Update block for Thunderbolt docks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier this week with the Patch Tuesday updates, Microsoft fixed an issue in Windows 10 version 2004 that has to do with Thunderbolt docks. The firm is removing the compatibility hold. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 16 Jul 2020 16:16:01 +0000 Apple confirms that ARM Macs will support Intel's Thunderbolt standard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Apple is expected to ditch Intel processors for its in-house ARM chips, the company confirmed that it will still continue to support &quot;the future of Thunderbolt&quot; in Macs with Apple Silicon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:16:01 +0000 Intel announces Thunderbolt 4 with support for longer cables, 8K displays, and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With Thunderbolt 3 being released for USB 4.0, Intel today announced Thunderbolt 4. The new technology will be integrated into its upcoming 11th-gen &#039;Tiger Lake&#039; series of processors. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 08 Jul 2020 14:24:02 +0000 Thunderbolt flaw allows a hacker to obtain access to a PC's data within minutes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>&#039;Thunderspy&#039; affects devices Thunderbolt-enabled devices manufactured before 2019. Within five minutes, a locked and encrypted device can be hacked into, and then the data can be accessed. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Mon, 11 May 2020 11:58:01 +0000 Samsung to show off curved CJ791 monitor at CES 2018 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced that it has developed the first curved display with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. The company will be showing off the 34-inch monitor at the upcoming CES 2018 conference. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 03 Jan 2018 15:24:01 +0000 Review of the HP Elite x2, a Surface Pro competitor that holds its own <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today we take a look at HP&#039;s latest hybrid, the Elite x2. A combination laptop and tablet with Thunderbolt and integrated kickstand, let&#039;s see how the device stacks up against its competition. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sat, 10 Dec 2016 13:32:01 +0000 Apple could be developing new Thunderbolt Display with onboard GPU <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With its current Thunderbolt Display heading for the sunset after five years on the market, Apple is reportedly developing a new model with an embedded GPU which could enable 5K resolutions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:46:01 +0000 Review of the Dell XPS 12 2-in-1, a Surface Pro competitor that falls just short of the mark <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the proven success of the Microsoft Surface Pro, other vendors are now coming out with their interpretations of a hybrid laptop/tablet. Dell gave us the XPS 12 and we show you how it stacks up. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:18:01 +0000 Apple will reportedly not be releasing a 5K Thunderbolt Display at WWDC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The rumors of Apple announcing a new 5K Thunderbolt Display at its WWDC developer conference this month. According to a report, the firm is to focus on software at its keynote this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Fri, 03 Jun 2016 02:26:01 +0000 Apple might finally be releasing new Thunderbolt displays <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Due to reports of a low supply at Apple Stores, speculation has grown to support the theory that Apple may be working on a new Thunderbolt display. The previous model was released in 2011. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 01 Jun 2016 15:28:01 +0000 First impressions of the Dell XPS 12 2-in-1, a Surface Pro competitor <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>We take a look at Dell&#039;s latest offering, the XPS 12, and see how it compares to Microsoft&#039;s Surface Pro line. Can this be a replacement at home or in the enterprise, or should you look elsewhere? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Thu, 05 May 2016 08:10:01 +0000 Acer unveils its first external mobile GPU dock powered via Thunderbolt 3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Acer has announced a mobile dock that houses an external mobile GPU dock that is powered through Thunderbolt 3 that provides discrete graphics powerhouse in a slim ultraportable form factor computer. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Moshe Jacobs) Tue, 15 Mar 2016 02:14:01 +0000 Dell's sleek new Latitude devices debuted <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dell takes the wraps off of three of its new portable Latitude computing devices with an impressive lightweight ultrabook and a pair of comparable 2-in-1 PCs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Thu, 07 Jan 2016 21:12:01 +0000 Alienware laptops to gain Thunderbolt 3 and improved displays <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite having an external graphics amplifier, Alienware laptops are to gain Thunderbolt 3 ports and improved displays. Despite the upgrades, these models do not include Skylake processors. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Moshe Jacobs) Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:26:01 +0000 External graphics docks over USB/Thunderbolt are almost upon us <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Every gamer&#039;s dream of being able to play all the latest games at the highest settings on the thinnest and lightest of laptops might soon become a reality with external Thunderbolt graphics docks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Wed, 19 Aug 2015 08:18:01 +0000 Intel introduces Thunderbolt 3: Twice the speed of Thunderbolt 2 packaged in a USB-C connector <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The fastest interface speed available to consumers meets the successor of the most familiar connector as Intel introduces Thunderbolt 3 with double the speed of Thunderbolt 2 paired with USB Type-C. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Camden Krupala) Wed, 03 Jun 2015 03:20:01 +0000 DisplayPort 1.3 details announced <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A update to the DisplayPort standard was announced today. DisplayPort 1.3 will allow bandwidth up to 32.4 Gbits/second and connections to much higher resolution displays and multi-monitor setups. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Byron Hinson) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:25:50 +0000 Surface Pro 3: A brand new power adapter <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s brand new Surface Pro 3 has gotten an upgrade in the power department and it&#039;s worth a closer look if you have previously experienced the turmoil of the last generation power connectors. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 29 May 2014 13:53:12 +0000 Microsoft hints at Thunderbolt connector in Surface Pro 3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/26103795surfacepro_logo2.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s Surface team recently conducted an AMA on Reddit regarding the Surface Pro 3 and one of the answers has hinted towards the inclusion of a Thunderbolt port in place of an AC connector. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Wed, 28 May 2014 13:23:26 +0000 Rumors about Intel's plans for Thunderbolt 3 pop up, 40Gbps speeds <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report claims to have information about what Intel has planned for Thunderbolt 3, the next version of its data and video port hardware technology, with claims of up to 40Gbps transfer speeds. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:55:53 +0000 Acer dumps Thunderbolt ports from new PCs in favor of USB 3.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>Acer, the first Windows hardware company to put in Thunderbolt ports in its PC products, has decided to dump the Intel developed technology in favor of USB 3.0. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:33:55 +0000 Intel names their next Thunderbolt port Thunderbolt 2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s not exactly a shock, but Intel is now officially calling the next major hardware update for its Thunderbolt PC data and video port technology Thunderbolt 2, which will offer 20 Gbps of data speed <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 05 Jun 2013 00:56:45 +0000 Intel's Thunderbolt tech update allows 20 Gbps throughput <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>Intel has revealed that it will launch a new version of its Thunderbolt technology in 2014, which will offer 20 Gbps of throughput speed, which is double what the current Thunderbolt tech offers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:00:53 +0000 TechSpot: Thunderbolt-equipped Gigabyte Z77X-UP5TH meets Velociraptor Duo Review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>With most Thunderbolt-enabled products available being storage-related, we wanted to see what the new Gigabyte Z77X-UP5 TH board and its dual Thunderbolt ports had to offer in terms of performance. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Thu, 18 Oct 2012 05:39:41 +0000 Acer to launch super-thin Aspire S5 Ultrabook in late June <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/11021812481719772255ac.jpg" alt="" /></div>First announced at CES 2012 in January, Acer will finally launch the Aspire S5 Ultrabook in the US in late June, which it claims is the world&#039;s thinnest notebook at just .44 inches at its thinnest. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:23:42 +0000 Thunderbolt support for Windows getting closer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s looking like Windows support for Intel&#039;s fast Thunderbolt data port technology might debut later this month when Intel launches its Ivy Bridge series of CPUs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 14 Apr 2012 11:07:55 +0000 ioSafe hard drive struck by lightning, still works <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/60172611ioSafe-Disaster-Proof-Hardware.png" alt="" /></div>Want the most rugged hardware on the block? ioSafe makes water/fireproof drives that can protect your data from a house burning down. It can also survive a lightning bolt, and we got to watch at CES. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Thu, 19 Jan 2012 01:06:35 +0000 Patent reveals Thunderbolt might be headed to iOS devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>A patent application filed by Apple last year and published recently indicates that the company may be planning to implement Intel&#039;s new Thunderbolt cable technology in future iOS devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Nathan Tsui) Fri, 06 Jan 2012 02:45:57 +0000 Thunderbolt to finally be on Windows PCs in April 2012? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>Thunderbolt, the superfast data and video port developed by Intel, may finally appear on Windows-based PCs starting in April 2012 after first appearing on Apple PCs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 27 Dec 2011 21:48:34 +0000 Thunderbolt port coming to Acer and Asus PCs in 2012 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>The fast Thunderbolt port, which was introduced earlier this year in Apple&#039;s MacBook notebook, will make its Windows PC debut in 2012 in products made by Acer and Asus. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 15 Sep 2011 07:33:24 +0000 Eagle Ridge: Half of a Thunderbolt Chip <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apparently, Apple's newest MacBook Air has a smaller, cheaper Thunderbolt controller to power the single Thunderbolt port. The chip is dubbed Eagle Ridge, according to AnandTech and has a part number of L123TA46. The regular... <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Woodfin) Fri, 29 Jul 2011 19:10:33 +0000 Apple releases Mac OS X Lion; new MacBook Airs, Minis and Displays <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Since Apple&rsquo;s WWDC preview back in June, the Apple community has been eagerly awaiting the next version of Mac OS X to hit the Mac App Store &ndash; and today we can finally say that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Schiesser) Wed, 20 Jul 2011 12:45:28 +0000 Inside the $50 technology of Thunderbolt cables <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1918456243mbp.jpg" alt="" /></div>The use of Thunderbolt so far has mostly been limited to Macs and not many manufacturers have released Thunderbolt-equipped devices. Promise, however, started shipping its Pegasus RAID devices on Tuesday. Using the RAID devices, however,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Woodfin) Thu, 30 Jun 2011 02:12:09 +0000 Rumour: Thunderbolt-equipped Mac Mini and Mac Pro in August <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src=" Mini_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Looking for a new Mac Mini or Mac Pro? You may want to hold off your purchase until this August. According to a new rumour, updates for the Mac Mini and the Mac Pro are... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Mon, 20 Jun 2011 07:28:04 +0000