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Thunderbolt 2 cables are now longer, and more expensive

Other World Computing starts selling a 30-meter optical cable for $899, and Corning shows a 61-meter cable

What you need to know about Thunderbolt 2

Curious about Thunderbolt 2? Here's the lowdown on this fast throughout technology.

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First look: Promise's Pegasus2 R6 Thunderbolt 2 RAID array

Macworld Lab takes a look at this new Thunderbolt 2-based storage device and compares it to its predecessor.

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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.

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.

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.

Intel shows 'world's fastest thumb drive'

Intel is showing off what it called the "world's fastest thumb drive," which uses Thunderbolt technology to provide breakthrough data transfer speeds compared to flash drives that plug into USB ports.

Intel outs speedy Thunderbolt 2 interface with 20-gbps transfer speeds

Thunderbolt's getting a big bandwidth boost ahead of the arrival of 4K video resolutions.

Intel working on low-power Thunderbolt for tablets, smartphones

A low-power Thunderbolt interconnect for smartphones and tablets is in the works, but the wired technology may not thrive if consumers prefer products using the wireless WiGig specification for data transfers.

Apple releases Thunderbolt Firmware Update v1.2

According to Apple, the update is a stability fix for Thunderbolt and Target Disk Mode.