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Thunderbolt 2 is NOT twice the speed of Thunderbolt 1

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Surprisingly, Thunderbolt 2 has the same aggregate throughput as Thunderbolt 1, according to ATTO

Displaylink enables 4K video over USB3

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One of the advantages of Thunderbolt is that it supports the connection of monitors using the Displayport protocol which is part of the Thunderbolt specification. Now Displaylink of Palo Alto, California, have demonstrated connecting 4K monitors to your computer or smartphone using USB3 or even WiFi

Intel demonstrates 100Gbps connection

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In a presentation at the Intel Developers Forum in Beijing, Intels CTO Justin Rattner demonstrated a 100Gbps connection based on their Silicon Photonics technology 

Intel Doubles Thunderbolt Throughput

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Intel's unveiling of some early silicon and at least some cursory details of its next generation Thunderbolt controller, codenamed Falcon Ridge, has some highly significant implications for the rollout of 4K.

Thunderbolt cables get longer

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Thunderbolt cables are no longer limited to lengths of only 2 metres, making it easier to configure your editing equipment and storage

USB 3.1 accelerates to 10Gbps

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USB has become the most common connector on almost every computer and USB3 has been gaining in popularity. Now USB 3.1 allows for speeds of up to 10Gbps, the same as Thunderbolt version 1

Matrox DS1 lets you connect all the peripherals you need - including storage and a monitor - with one, small cable

LaCie have announced the availablity of a new range of external drive solutions equipped with Seagate's new 5TB drives, offering a 20% increase in capacity over previous models

Debuting early in 2011, the dual protocol Thunderbolt standard promised dramatically improved transfer performance between peripheral devices and even the ability to daisy chain up to six devices form one port. So why, two years later, is it still considered a marginal technology? Andy Stout reports

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