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November 5, 2018
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The best USB-C & Thunderbolt 3 accessories for Apple’s new MacBook Air

Apple finally debuted its long-awaited new Retina MacBook Air last Tuesday. As many anticipated, the new MacBook Air drops all of its legacy ports in favor of USB-C. While the transition to USB-C is bound to be bumpy for some … Continue reading

September 7, 2018
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Review: Elgato’s Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock – dual 4K with HDMI and DisplayPort [Video]

Elgato, the now Corsair-owned company famous for its gaming products, has produced its second Thunderbolt 3-enabled dock, aptly named the Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock. Just as its name states, the Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock, available in stores on September … Continue reading

August 12, 2018
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Review: Apple and Blackmagic’s eGPU with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity

AppleInsider takes an in-depth look at Apple and Blackmagic’s Thunderbolt-enabled eGPU, testing the MacBook-accelerating hardware with a gamut of tests from 5K gaming to video editing. We show you everything that sets this eGPU apart from the pack. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

July 23, 2018
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The best Thunderbolt 3 docks for Apple’s 2018 MacBook Pro, iMac Pro, and 2017 iMac

The inclusion of Thunderbolt 3 on the MacBook Pro and iMac has created an entire industry of docks and other accessories that take advantage of Thunderbolt 3’s high bandwidth and power delivery capabilities, by providing more ports that can expand … Continue reading

July 19, 2018
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BlackMagic eGPU not just for HDMI and Thunderbolt 3 displays, but also for any USB-C monitor

The Blackmagic eGPU isn’t just the first one to accelerate the Thunderbolt 3 LG Ultrafine 5K, but will boost any two displays that can connect to the unit with USB-C or HDMI. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 27, 2018
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Hands-on: Universal Audio’s Arrow bus-powered Thunderbolt 3 interface is downright awesome [Video]

Last week, Universal Audio announced a new entry-level audio interface, the UA Arrow, that’s positioned just below its popular Apollo Twin interfaces. The UA Arrow, like other interfaces that the company makes, can provide your recordings with the tone and feel … Continue reading

January 8, 2018
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Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock provides 4K60 video, Gigabit Ethernet in small form factor

Elgato has announced the Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock, providing 4K through either DisplayPort or HDMI in a very small enclosure. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 5, 2017
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The best Thunderbolt 3 docks for Apple’s MacBook Pro and 2017 iMac

The inclusion of Thunderbolt 3 on the MacBook Pro and iMac has created an entire industry of docks and other accessories that take advantage of Thunderbolt 3’s high bandwidth and power delivery capabilities, by providing more ports that can expand … Continue reading

October 20, 2017
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Sonnet Thunderbolt 3 to Dual HDMI 2.0 Adapter offers two extra 4K 60 Hz display connections

Thunderbolt 3 GPU enclosure producer Sonnet has unveiled a new display-oriented accessory, with the Thunderbolt 3 to Dual HDMI 2.0 Adapter able to add two 4K-capable video outputs to a MacBook Pro or iMac while using up only one Thunderbolt … Continue reading

August 15, 2017
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PSA: Thunderbolt 3 cables longer than 0.5m generally don’t support USB 3.1 speeds

USB-C is the future of computer connectivity, but there is 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. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

August 12, 2017
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Review: Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Express dock solid choice, but little sets it apart from alternatives

Belkin has refreshed its line of Thunderbolt docks for the MacBook Pro’s Thunderbolt 3, but besides full charging power for the 15-inch MacBook Pro, the new version doesn’t do enough to distinguish it from competitors. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 29, 2017
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Thunderbolt 3 five-bay Drobo 5D3 RAID storage array with dual 4K support launches

Drobo has extended its line of storage peripherals with the five-bay Drobo 5D3, a Thunderbolt 3-equipped storage array capable of connecting a pair of 4K displays downstream of the enclosure. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 21, 2017
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First Look: Kensington Thunderbolt 3 dock features flexible mounting options, security slot

Kensington has entered the burgeoning Thunderbolt 3 dock market with its own offering, with security options and a mounting kit setting it apart from the others. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 24, 2017
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Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock capable of connecting dual 4K displays shipping June 6 for $300

Accessory producer Elgato is preparing to release its Thunderbolt 3 Dock, one which allows users to connect two 4K displays to a Macbook at the same time, with the accessory shipping out to customers in the United States, Europe, and … Continue reading