Thunderbolt expansion docks have been as elusive as Bigfoot, despite several companies actually showing off prototypes at last year's CES event, but one of them is finally inching closer to reality at this year's show.
Docks are a great way to use bare 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch internal hard drives without requiring costly enclosures, and Vantec is about to make them friendly with mobile gadgets thanks to the power of Wi-Fi.
Now that USB 3.0 has finally arrived on the latest MacBook models, drive manufacturers are moving quickly to make sure their products work equally well with the Mac as they do with PCs, including WD's newest line of portable hard drives.
Apple has historically been quick on the draw with the initial fixes for each new major operating system release, and it appears OS X Mountain Lion will be no exception now that developers are already working with a beta of OS X 10.8.1.
After teasing us earlier this month with the possibility of a Thunderbolt-equipped Drobo, the company has taken the wraps off not one, but two such solutions, including a new "Mini" option driven by 2.5-inch laptop hard drives.
It didn’t merit even a casual mention during the WWDC 2012 keynote on Monday, but when Apple’s online store opened this afternoon, the virtual shelves were also stocked with three new models of Mac Pro as well.
Following up the MacBook Air refresh, senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller leapt straight into the MacBook Pro line, including a new “next generation” model that mostly matches the rumors we’ve been hearing lately.
On the heels of a Siri-powered introduction and Apple CEO Tim Cook showing off a moving video of developers around the world, senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller hits the stage to talk about new hardware -- specifically the MacBook line.
By this time next week, we’ll already know what Apple has up its sleeve for the WWDC 2012 keynote -- but in the meantime, all we have to go on are leaks such as the one pictured here, which is reportedly the spec label from a new 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Almost a year and half after its introduction, Thunderbolt is finally starting to live up to its promise thanks to new gadgets such as the Matrox DS1, a docking station which brings missing ports to MacBooks.