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Remains of the Day: Supersize me

It's a mega-giganta-humungo edition today, as we cover everything from Apple losing yet another prototype iPhone, to a neighborly Steve Jobs, to Tim Cook's email habits.

Sony follows Apple's lead with Thunderbolt

Sony will become the first vendor other than Apple to use Intel's Thunderbolt technology in its products with the announcement of a new range of Vaio laptops.

Apple joins Bluetooth Board of Directors

Apple has been invited to join the list of industry honchos setting future directions for the Bluetooth wireless standard.

Intel: We own Thunderbolt trademark, not Apple

Intel has responded to speculation that Apple was the owner of the trademark for Thunderbolt, a super-fast connection technology used in the new MacBook Pro and iMac.

Thunderbolt trademarked by Apple, not Intel

Filings with the US and Canadian trademark offices reveal that the Thunderbolt trademark is being claimed by Apple and not Intel.

HP picks USB 3.0 over Intel's Thunderbolt for desktops

Hewlett-Packard considered using Intel's Thunderbolt interconnect in new desktop PCs announced Monday, but say it's sticking with USB 3.0 because of wider support.

Remains of the Day: A tablet for all seasons

Amazon teases its tablet intentions, the House of Representatives puts the iPad to a vote, and the real reason publishers are all over subscriptions like marmalade on toast.

iPad styluses in action

See a dozen iPad-compatible styluses in action, as Serenity Caldwell puts these tablet accessories through their paces.

Intel to open up Thunderbolt development this quarter

Intel says developer kits for Thunderbolt will be available this quarter, which could lead to the quick availability of a wider range of products based on the interconnect technology.

Mac essentials: keyboard, mouse, drives

You might not give your keyboard, mouse, or hard drive much thought. But using them intelligently is the key to working efficiently on your Mac. Here are thirty things we think every smart Mac user should know how to do with these core peripherals.

Which accessories work with the iPad 2?

If you're wondering whether or not buying a new iPad will render your stash of existing accessories for iPad, iPhone, or even iPod obsolete, we've put the iPad 2 through the accessory ringer to see what works and what doesn't.

MacBook Pro updates, Thunderbolt, and Lion

Thursday's product announcements from Apple prompt this special edition of the Macworld Podcast, in which Roman Loyola reports the latest MacBook Pro updates and Mac OS X Lion.

What you need to know about Thunderbolt

The arrival of Apple’s latest MacBook Pro models brings with it a brand-new connection technology called Thunderbolt. And by brand-new, we mean “just announced this morning,” which raises lots of questions about what, exactly, Thunderbolt is and why Apple has chosen to make it a flagship feature of the company’s newest notebooks. Here’s what you need to know about the industry’s latest connection standard.