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The Week in Mac Accessories: Wood you?

Our latest roundup of accessories for the Mac includes a couple of nifty new trackpads, including one made of wood. Yes, wood.

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Promise preps for Mac Pro with new Thunderbolt 2 peripherals

The Mac Pro won't arrive until later this year, but storage maker Promise Technology will have Thunderbolt 2 products ready when the new desktop ships.

The Week in Mac Accessories: Brand new bag

Papa's got a brand new bag. Several bags, in fact: Our latest roundup of Mac gear features all sorts of ways to keep your computer safe from scratches, drops, hacking, and your dirty, dirty hands.

Thunderbolt drive shipments surge, but USB still reigns

Single disk drive shipments continue to surpass all other storage devices, such as RAIDed NAS systems, for personal data storage, while shipments of hardware with the Thunderbolt interface surged in the past year.

Disk giants raise the hard-drive banner at a flash storage powwow

The newly formed Storage Products Association aims to raise the profile of spinning disks amid a flash craze.

New SATA spec paves way for faster SSDs

Make way for SATA Express, part of the new SATA revision 3.2 that was ratified on Thursday. The new version should pave the way for faster solid-state discs.

on pcworld.com

The Week in Mac Accessories: Amped

Our latest roundup of Mac accessories includes ways to protect your computer, ways to protect your desk, and new ways to get great sound out of your Mac.

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SanDisk outs a pair of portable, streaming-ready Wi-Fi drives

Sandisk announces two new portable, flash-based Wi-Fi drives for sharing data and streaming multimedia

on pcworld.com

Dropbox promises improved syncing, app-data storage

On Tuesday, Dropbox kicked off its first developers conference (called DBX) by announcing three new APIs that free developers from filling in those gaps, APIs that will help developers enhance Dropbox support in their apps and lead to new features for Dropbox users.

Droolworthy modern tech with retro design

Technology evolves, but maybe sometimes it shouldn't. These combinations of classic design and modern technology produce beautiful products that you probably can't afford. But looking is free.

on techhive.com

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.

Connected Data announces Transporter 2.0

The manufacturer of the Transporter personal cloud-based storage device has announced a major software update.

How fast is USB 3.0 really?

Now that USB 3.0 is found on (almost) every new Mac, the Macworld Lab decided to put its real-world speed to the test, especially compared with FireWire 800 and Thunderbolt.