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The best Thunderbolt docks for your laptop in 2022

Thunderbolt is finally catching up as more and more laptops are now offering the super-fast port. Thunderbolt 4 replaced Thunderbolt 3 back in 2020, and while it isn’t faster, there are upgrades in several other areas. The latest version defines new specifications to support full speeds of 40Gbps with cables of up to 2m in...

These are the Best Thunderbolt 4 laptops for 2022

Thunderbolt has become an increasingly common feature in laptops over the last few years. Since the introduction of Thunderbolt 3, which uses the familiar USB Type-C connector, many more laptops have been adopting this feature. And with Thunderbolt 4, the experience has been standardized so every Thunderbolt laptop offers the best speeds promised in Thunderbolt...

Here are the best accessories for the 24-inch Apple iMac with M1 Silicon in August!

The 24-inch Apple iMac was announced at Apple's Spring Loaded event back in April and comes with the company’s own ARM-based M1 chipset that currently powers the MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Air, Mac mini, and even the newly launched iPad Pro series. The new iMac has been redesigned from the ground up, offering a slim...

These are the best docking stations for the MacBook Pro in 2022

For a few years, Apple sold most of its MacBook laptops without any ports aside from Thunderbolt and a headphone jack. While some might have considered that a push forward, it was undeniable that a lot of users still missed the classic ports they were used to. Because of that, using a docking station became...

Here are the best Thunderbolt 3 laptops in March 2021: Dell XPS 15, Apple MacBook Air and More

Data transfer speeds have grown exponentially in the past few years, be it mobile networks or your local storage media. Similarly, the good old USB has also become quite reliable when it comes to transferring large amounts of data over a wide bandwidth. Intel had announced Thunderbolt 4 last year and we are expecting new...

AKiTiO Node: Testing NVIDIA eGPU Support in Ubuntu 17.10

Ever since the announcement of Intel's Thunderbolt 3 technology there has been external graphics card (eGPU) support. Unfortunately for most of last year, including with Intel's own Skull Canyon NUC, putting this solution to use was challenging at best. Most motherboards didn't fully support the technology and those that did typically required a system that...