Thunderbolt

LaCie Little Big Disk SSD Review

LaCie Little Big Disk SSD Review

LaCie's Little Big Disk is the Thunderbolt drive your MacBook Pro has been waiting for. It's a fact of life that, while it's rarely cheap to be an early adopter, you do get to have the best toys: a nearly palm-sized twin SSD external drive that looks like a friendlier HAL 9000 and promises previously unseen levels of data transfer speed. Problem is, that speed comes with a $899 price tag; can the Little Big Disk make a Big Strong Case for all that cash? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Intel: Fiber Optic Thunderbolt is still “way out”

Intel: Fiber Optic Thunderbolt is still “way out”

Intel has admitted that fiber optic versions of its Thunderbolt high-speed connectivity standard could still take years to arrive, leaving existing copper implementations the standard for some time to come. Intel Architecture Group general manager Dadi Perlmutter told PC World that it was a combination of pricing and current speeds being sufficient, suggesting that "at the end of the day it's all about how much speed people need versus how much they would be willing to pay."

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Magma unveils three slot Express Box 3T PCIe Thunderbolt chassis for Macs

Magma unveils three slot Express Box 3T PCIe Thunderbolt chassis for Macs

If you have a Mac computer with a Thunderbolt port, Magma may have the best accessory for that port you can find. The device is called the ExpressBox 3T and inside the external enclosure are three PCIe slots that allow you to add different expansion cards to your Mac. The idea is that the box will let those upgrading to new computer still use their old video capturing and edition cards as well as other cards for data acquisition and more.

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VAIO Z Series Teardown by Sony Engineer [Video]

VAIO Z Series Teardown by Sony Engineer [Video]

We got our first official glimpse of the Sony VAIO Z Series back on June 28th, a look that revealed this to be Sony's lightest and most portable effort to date. This 13.1-inch 1600 x 900 notebook runs up to a Core i7-2620M 2.7GHz and weighs just under 1.2kg, all of this available for around $2,286 on pre-order, this magnificent laptop will be hitting doorsteps starting this week! What Sony has for us now is no less than a VAIO Z series laptop torn down and put back together before our eyes by an official Sony engineer!

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