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The Week in Mac Accessories: Carry on!

This week's roundup of Mac accessories includes new ways to carry your precious Apple equipment around safely, as weel as new external storage and docking solutions.

Next-gen USB SuperSpeed to eliminate power cords

USB SuperSpeed will move from 5Gbps bandwidth to 10Gbps in the coming year, but it's also leaping from 10 watts to 100 watts for charging, which could power monitors and even HDTVs.

on techhive.com

Intel doubles speed of Thunderbolt interconnect

Intel has doubled the speed of the Thunderbolt data transfer technology, which will soon shuttle data between host computers like Macs and peripherals at a rate of 20 gbps (bits per second).

Trade groups look for uses for recycled CRT glass

An electronics and a recycling trade group are looking for ways to reuse recycled cathode ray tube (CRT) glass from computer monitors and television sets, with a US$10,000 prize for the best proposal.

Big monitor demand grows as overall display market shrinks

Market research firm IDC expects display shipments to contract by 6 percent in 2013, though people who do buy monitors will go for larger screens.

on pcworld.com

Evolution of the smartwatch

With all the recent hoopla about Pebbles and iWatches, now is a good time to review the evolution of the smartwatch.

on techhive.com

Expo Notes: Monitor2Go a handy presentation display for the iPad

Mobile Monitor Technologies Monitor2Go is an external display designed with the iPad in mind.

Remains of the Day: Bolt from the blue

Apple may be about to strike down the current Thunderbolt display, the front of the Apple Store makes a better window than garage door, and Apple's lawyer is hitting the slopes.

Thunderbolt cables get cheaper

Apple has reduced the cost of its 2-meter Thunderbolt cable from $49 to $39 and unveiled a new, shorter, half-meter model.

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Giant Apple event, miniature iPad, and medium-sized Macs

This week, Apple announced a slew of new products for you to spend your hard-earned money on, we took a look at some great new software and hardware, and what week would be complete without us showing you how to do things that you've never done before.

Monoprice to introduce high-end LED display

Budget-accessory vendor Monoprice.com will soon introduce a line of high-end LED displays with screen quality designed to compete with Appleā€™s $999 Cinema Display.

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Apple's upcoming iPad event, weird Macs, and plenty more

This week, in some ways, felt a bit like the calm before the storm. Apple announced a special event coming next week, we shared the stories of various unusual Macs, and of course we offered our usual slew of reviews, how-tos, and news.

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Tech factory contrast: Foxconn ascends, while Sharp struggles

China's Foxconn manufacturing sites are expanding based on cheap labor, while Japan's older, traditional Sharp plants hang on through cost-cutting measures.

on pcworld.com