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— Computers

Intel announces Thunderbolt 3 with USB-C connector, double the bandwidth

By - June 3, 2015 3 Pictures

Intel has unveiled its third generation Thunderbolt interface, shedding its loyal Mini DisplayPort connector in favor of the nascent USB-C format. Further to offering greater degrees of versatility when hooking up peripherals, Thunderbolt 3 beefs up bandwidth from 20 Gbps of the second generation to 40 Gbps and can pipe power to your devices at the same time.

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Thunderbolt 2 twice as speedy for 4K video streaming

Intel has released further details of the next generation of Thunderbolt, the high-speed hardware interface it originally developed with Apple. Thunderbolt 2 doubles data transfer rates to 20 Gb/s which, with the incorporation of DisplayPort 1.2, will allow the transmission of raw 4K video as well as data. Read More
— Electronics

Corning introduces laser fiber optic USB cable

By - January 9, 2013 2 Pictures
Digital systems are notorious for bottlenecks. It’s no good having a blazing, overclocked PC and an internet connection like a firehose if the USB cable between them is like a straw. It’s even worse when the distance between PC and modem is more than a few feet away, so the cable can’t reach. With the aim of eliminating these bottlenecks, Corning Cable Systems LLC is unveiling its Optical Cable by Corning at CES in Las Vegas. These cables replace copper wires with fiber optics to produce cables up to 100 meters (328 ft) long, that are much more durable and achieve speeds of 10 gigabits per second, which is enough to load a full-length HD video in 30 seconds. Read More
— Laptops

ASUS announces release of G46VW ROG gaming notebook

By - October 31, 2012 10 Pictures
While gaming monsters like the Tytan CG8890 might satisfy a player's lust for power in the home, we live in a mobile world and today's gamer needs a good dose of high performance portable power. ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) set its sights on creating a smaller, lighter and easier-to-carry gaming notebook while still offering gamers the powerful performance of bigger family members. That quest is now over, and the result is the launch of the first 14-inch ROG gaming notebook, the G46VW. Read More
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