Tag Archives: Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt Software Update 1.2 causing boot failures for some

A recent software update for Thunderbolt supported Macs was pushed out alongside many other updates that went out yesterday. But, unlike the others, you should avoid this one. Many of the users that have installed the update are reporting that it is causing boot failures and kernel panics. Apple’s release notes state the update “Adds support for the…

The death of the 30-pin connector and what it means

Another day, another round of next-gen iPhone rumors. Today we got another glimpse of what appears to be the backplate of the new iPhone. What’s more, unlike the iPhone 4 and 4S, the back and sides of this latest device are manufactured in a single, unibody piece. This means that we also got a look at the sides, top and bottom framing our future…

Rumor: Thunderbolt on next-gen iPhone? I certainly hope so

If you use a new generation Macbook then you’ll know that Thunderbolt isn’t referring to Thor’s weapon of choice. Thunderbolt is a data transfer system that Apple developed with Intel that is capable of transferring data at speeds up to 10gbps. On a computer that’s fast, but could you imagine those sort of speeds on a phone? According to a report from…

Apple updates Cinema Display & Mac mini, kills off white MacBook

OS X Lion and the MacBook Air weren’t the only things Apple had up its sleeve today. Apple’s Cinema Display also got an update today, as did the Mac mini. The Cinema Display is now called the “Apple Thunderbolt Display” so, as you can probably guess, it now comes equipped with Thunderbolt (how weird would it be if it was named that and didn’t have…

Verizon iPhone dropping to $150?

According to our sister site, VzBuzz, Verizon is planning a pretty huge sale over the summer. Included in the massive promotion is the HTC Thunderbolt, Droid X, iPhone 4 and Blackberry Bold, among other discounts. If this leak is accurate it would see the 16GB iPhone 4 dropped from $199.99 to $150.99. However, the Thunderbolt – which by all accounts is…

MacBook Air refresh coming very soon – current stock vanishing

Apple has been expected for sometime to release its new range of Sandy Bridge equipped MacBook Airs. Many have assumed it would be in the next month or two, and judging by current Air stock level, they could be right. BestBuy.com’s site is showing that shipping is “not available” on all models of the current, super-slim, Apple notebook. Customers are…

Final Cut Pro X release next week?

Since the launch of the Mac App Store it has quickly become the number 1 destination for purchasing Mac software. No discs, no paper manuals, and no having to wait around or go to a store. It’s certainly convenient. So, when Final Cut Pro X was demoed a couple of months ago there was no surprise – okay, there was a little surprise – at the fact it would…

New Apple iMac range points to a faster future for iPhones

Today, Apple launched its latest range of iMacs. They’re armed to the teeth with Intel’s Quad-core i5 processors, FaceTime HD cameras and enhanced graphics. The lowest spec 21.5″ model is equipped with a 2.5GHz quad-core processor, IPS display technology on a LED backlit screen for ultimate brightness and great viewing from every angle. You get a…