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iMac Refresh Imminent With Supplies Running Low

iMac Refresh Imminent With Supplies Running Low

If you’re thinking about purchasing a shiny new iMac soon, you may want to hold off for just a bit. The Apple trend to look for when a possible refresh is coming for a product is when its supply starts to shrink. This happened with the MacBook Pro and iPad before newer versions were released and now 9to5 Mac has been tipped off that iMac supplies are starting to dry up, so a possible refresh could be looming.

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Intel Thunderbolt development kits to ship this quarter

Intel Thunderbolt development kits to ship this quarter

Intel and Apple have put Thunderbolt interface into the most recent version of the Mac notebooks that hit the market not long ago. So far, there are only a few products on the market that support the new interface, but that is changing. Many big companies are promising to support the interface like Canon for DSLR cameras and a lot more.

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Apple Dock Connector update patent could enable USB 3.0, DisplayPort, maybe Thunderbolt

Apple Dock Connector update patent could enable USB 3.0, DisplayPort, maybe Thunderbolt

Apple has patented what could well be the next generation of Dock Connector for iOS devices, potentially including functionality like USB 3.0, DisplayPort and even ThunderBolt. The patent, "Reduced size multi-pin male plug connector", describes a connector that is either narrower or thinner, thanks to various combinations of chamfered, rearranged or otherwise tweaked contacts, and which are technically capable of carrying the signals required for the latest breed of high-speed data bus.

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Sony VAIO Hybrid with GPU dock and Chrome OS Tegra 2 ultraportable tipped

Sony VAIO Hybrid with GPU dock and Chrome OS Tegra 2 ultraportable tipped

Sony is believed to be readying two new notebooks, including a VAIO Hybrid PC with an intelligent docking station, and a Chrome OS VAIO based on NVIDIA's Tegra 2. According to Sony Insider's sources, the VAIO Hybrid PC will, on its own, be a relatively thin Core i7 machine complete with Intel WiDi, SSD storage, HDMI and a 1.13kg weight, along with Intel Thunderbolt just like Apple's new MacBook Pro.

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iPad 2 gets premature Amazon listing with Thunderbolt and 1.2GHz CPU?

iPad 2 gets premature Amazon listing with Thunderbolt and 1.2GHz CPU?

It isn't exactly unheard of for new products to accidentally leak on Amazon after some over-ambitious catalog manager hits a button too quickly, but did the German arm of the online retailer do just that with the iPad 2? According to Your Daily Apple's source - who provided them with the following screenshot - a 16GB iPad 2 with a 1.2GHz processor and Thunderbolt connectivity was briefly added to the range.

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Leaked Image Of Thunderbolt on White MacBook?

Leaked Image Of Thunderbolt on White MacBook?

Intel's Light Peak lightening speed data transfer technology known as Thunderbolt debuted on the new Apple MacBook Pro line last week. With Apple's special event only a day away, we won't have to speculate for long whether Thunderbolt will be implemented on the iPad 2 as well. However, today an image purported to be a leaked shot of the plastic white MacBook also sporting the Thunderbolt port has surfaced suggesting the MacBook series may also be getting revamped with the new data transfer technology very soon.

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Nikon D4 Thunderbolt rumor suggests high-speed tethered video

Nikon D4 Thunderbolt rumor suggests high-speed tethered video

Intel name-checked a number of storage and A/V companies on board with Thunderbolt and expecting to release products using the new 10Gbps port found on the early 2011 MacBook Pro, but we're already hearing other rumors about potential adopters currently flying under the radar. According to Nikon Rumors's source, the Nikon D4 will be the first DSLR to offer Thunderbolt as a connection option.

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Apple’s Thunderbolt Port: A Closer Look

Apple’s Thunderbolt Port: A Closer Look

As I'm sure you're very much aware, Apple released news of a brand new set of MacBook Pros this morning, and along with them has come something called a Thunderbolt. It's a relatively brand new bit of technology, this Thunderbolt, that was developed by Intel under codename "Light Peak" and promises to be the new name in data transfer between devices. How fast is it? Why it's 12 times faster than FireWire 800 they say, 20 times faster than USB 2.0, quicker than a speeding bullet!

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