That was quick. After DigiTimes reported that Thunderbolt would be integrated into PCs by April, Lenovo went ahead and announced its new ThinkPad Edge laptop — Thunderbolt port in tow.
Much has been said about the power of Thunderbolt ports on the latest Macs. So far, it's been an Apple-only affair. A new report says some big PC makers are getting in on the speedy port fun.
If you've bought a new Mac with Thunderbolt ports, the chances are good that you haven't had a chance to really use them yet. After all, the super-speedy transfer speeds require Thunderbolt devices, of which there are few. But already, new cables are about to make them even faster.
Apple's newest computers feature a Thunderbolt port, which allows you to transfer data at blazing fast speeds. That's great, except for the fact that almost no Thunderbolt peripherals exist. But now the first Thunderbolt HDD is out, and it looks pretty great.
Anyone who's ever tried backing up an iPhone or iPad knows that it's a pain in the butt — the process is super slow and takes forever. Well, if future iOS devices get a Thunderbolt port, those slow-lane days might be a thing of the past.
If you've been waiting to buy a new MacBook Pro, now's the time, as Apple quietly gave their line of laptops a healthy boost this morning.
The plot thickens yet again. A new freshly leaked picture shows a port with a thunderbolt icon where the old Mini DisplayPort normally is. Could Apple's Light Peak port be named "Thunderbolt?"