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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.

Sonnet announces Thunderbolt storage lineup

More than a month after Apple's unveiling of Thunderbolt, a growing number of peripheral manufacturers are joining the market to utilize the feature. Sonnet Technologies joined the effort Monday, announcing a new line of products that utilize the technology.

Official: UK government 'should use more Apple products'

The British government should use more Apple products, the former head of Tony Blair's e-Government Unit has said.

Software update fixes MacBook Air-iTunes issue

A software update from Apple fixes a problem where iTunes would crash on 13-inch MacBook Airs from 2010 that were running the recent Mac OS X 10.6.7 update.

Remains of the Day: We the people

The iPad joins the political process, Microsoft kicks its own legacy product to the curb, and the iPhone 5 of tomorrow may resemble the iPhone of yesteryear.

Apple's iPad 2 reignites post-PC discussion

A growing number of analysts believe Apple's iPad 2 will bridge the remaining gap between laptops and tablets in 2011.

More MacBook Air (11-inch) bags, cases, and sleeves

Check out the latest in protection for Apple's smallest laptop.

Peripheral makers get ready for Thunderbolt

If MacBook Pro users are to reap the benefits of Thunderbolt's faster data transfer speeds, they'll need peripherals that take advantage of the connectivity technology. Macworld spoke to several device makers about their plans for Thunderbolt.

Remains of the Day: Tearing up for teardowns

I think we all remember that pivotal day when Ronald Reagan uttered his famous words: "iFixit...tear down this laptop." Don't worry: they obliged. Elsewhere, the Verizon iPhone 4 has an unfortunate resemblance to its AT&T sibling, but Verizon says sales are still good!

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.

Intel's Thunderbolt gets off the ground

Intel's Thunderbolt interconnect technology, formerly called Light Peak, has emerged from the company's lab and will soon find its way into products.

Apple revamps MacBook Pro line, adds Thunderbolt port

Apple on Thursday updated its MacBook Pro line of portable computers, bringing new processors, better graphics, and a new connectivity standard dubbed Thunderbolt.