Thunderbolt 4

Razer Thunderbolt 4 Dock Chroma is designed to be seen

Razer Thunderbolt 4 Dock Chroma is designed to be seen

More than just the availability of USB-C and Thunderbolt 3, Apple's decision to ditch all other ports on its MacBooks caused a surge in external docks designed to replace those ports through a single cable. More often than not, these docs are designed to either blend with laptops or disappear into the background or under the desk. Razer's first external dock, however, is the exact opposite and the Thunderbolt 4 Dock Chroma's signature RGB glow is meant to call attention to its presence instead.

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OWC’s new Thunderbolt docks and portable SSDs give WFH an upgrade

OWC’s new Thunderbolt docks and portable SSDs give WFH an upgrade

CES 2021 officially kicks off today, and Other World Computing - otherwise known as OWC - has started things off by revealing an entire slate of new accessories. The company revealed four new accessories in all today: the USB-C Travel Dock E, the U2 shuttle that can house up to four NVMe M.2 SSDs, the OWC Thunderbolt Dock, and the Envoy Pro FX external SSD. All of the products OWC announced today will either be available this month or within the first quarter of 2021.

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OWC’s new Thunderbolt 4 hub packs three ports and unique design

OWC’s new Thunderbolt 4 hub packs three ports and unique design

Hardware company OWC has announced a new computing accessory simply called the OWC Thunderbolt Hub. This model, as its name indicates, is a USB hub made for PCs that feature Thunderbolt 4 connectivity and users who need additional ports. With the new hub, users can transform their PC's single Thunderbolt 4 port into one that supports both USB-C and USB-A connectors; it also offers a new architecture that, according to OWC, 'reinvents the daisy chain' in a very convenient way.

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With Thunderbolt 4 on the horizon, good news for Apple Silicon Macs

With Thunderbolt 4 on the horizon, good news for Apple Silicon Macs

Apple may have signed the divorce papers with Intel over future processors, but that doesn't mean Apple Silicon Macs will miss out on eagerly-awaited features like next-gen Thunderbolt. The countdown to the first Apple Silicon Mac - which could be a 13-inch MacBook Pro, the latest speculation suggests - is already on, with Apple promising its first consumer-ready hardware by the end of the year.

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Thunderbolt 4: Intel talks speed, security & when it’s due

Thunderbolt 4: Intel talks speed, security & when it’s due

Thunderbolt 4 is coming, with Intel detailing the next-generation port that promises better performance and more security, as well as greater flexibility on laptops and desktops. Sticking with the same USB Type-C connector as Thunderbolt 3 - and indeed backward compatible with the existing port - computers with Thunderbolt 4 will now support two 4K displays instead of just one.

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