Western Digital launches two new G-Speed Shuttle products

Western Digital launches two new G-Speed Shuttle products

Western Digital has introduced two new ultra-transportable solutions in its high-powered G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle product family. They’re designed to meet the demands of professional content creators who need “lightning-fast transfer speed and a high-capacity storage solution that can easily be moved from the studio to wherever your project takes you, and back,” says Scott Vouri, vice president strategy and business development, G-Technology, Western Digital.

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Apple World Today News Update: January 5, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: January 5, 2018

The first Friday of 2018 arrives with stories about ugly smart sunglasses, a tiny and fast Thunderbolt 3 SSD, and how Apple's App Store is making a huge amount of money:

  • Vuzix will be showing its Blade Augmented Reality Sunglasses at CES, which run Alexa and are...well...butt-ugly
  • Plugable announced the new Thunderbolt 3 4b0GB NVMe SSD, which is a perfect accessory for video editors on the move
  • Sensor Tower data shows just how large app sales have become for both Apple and Google 
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Have a MacBook Pro? Check out these insane deals on HomeSpot USB-C hubs!

Have a MacBook Pro? Check out these insane deals on HomeSpot USB-C hubs!

As much as we love our MacBook Pros, they're missing a lot. Want to plug in a regular USB cable or flash drive? Nope, can't do it without an adapter. How about reading SD or micro-SD cards? Not going to happen without another adapter. We've got the solution for you! These HomeSpot USB-C Hubs for MacBook Pro add all of the missing ports to your laptop, and you can get one for as low as $54.99. Add coupon code BFRIDAY20 when checking out, and you take another 20% off of that price, bringing the total to only $43.99!

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Review: Three inexpensive MacBook Pro USB-C hubs from QacQoc

Review: Three inexpensive MacBook Pro USB-C hubs from QacQoc

I’d never heard of Chinese accessory manufacturer QacQoc before, but a look at Amazon showed that the company’s surprisingly low-cost MacBook Pro USB-C hubs had garnered some pretty good reviews from buyers. As a result, I decided to try out three of the company’s USB-C hubs as a service to those who have a MacBook Pro and would like a hub that won’t break the bank.

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Vinpok Bolt-S Cable: MagSafe capability for the MacBook Pro with USB-C (review and giveaway)

Vinpok Bolt-S Cable: MagSafe capability for the MacBook Pro with USB-C (review and giveaway)

So, you’ve moved up to a new MacBook Pro but you miss the safety provided by Apple’s clever MagSafe power connector. Vinpok has a magnetic charging cable called the Bolt-S (US$50, available for pre-order for $24) coming soon that may be what you need to resurrect the functionality of the MagSafe — keeping your MacBook Pro (or MacBook) from dropping to the ground when someone trips over the power cable. 

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AWT News Update: May 31, 2017

AWT News Update: May 31, 2017

As we say goodbye to May and look forward to the month of June, we have some great stories to share with you:

  • Two accessory manufacturers announced Thunderbolt 3 enclosures that should be out soon
  • Like platformers? Chameleon Run is available for free download, but you'll need to have the Apple Store app installed to get it
  • Microsoft announced that Microsoft Planner for iOS is now available to select subscription plans
  • New public betas for macOS and iOS are out now
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Satechi releases new Aluminum Type-C Pro Hub Adapter for 2016 MacBook Pros

Satechi releases new Aluminum Type-C Pro Hub Adapter for 2016 MacBook Pros

If Apple's reimagined 2016 MacBook Pros have done anything to make an impact, this is it -- they've certainly stimulated the market for third-party accessories that make up for the shortcomings of the entirely Thunderbolt 3/USB-C design. Satechi today released the new Aluminum Type-C Pro Hub Adapter for 2016 MacBook Pro 13" and 15", a relative bargain at $99.99.

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Sanho HyperDrive Thunderbolt 3 USB-C hub: A big hit with 2016 MacBook Pro owners

Sanho HyperDrive Thunderbolt 3 USB-C hub: A big hit with 2016 MacBook Pro owners

Rather than buying a bucketful of dongles to give the 2016 MacBook Pro the same ports as the previous MacBook Pro models, almost 18,000 backers have pledged almost $1.6 million toward a Kickstarter campaign that does it all with one small hub. The HyperDrive from Sanho Corporation plugs into two Thunderbolt 3 ports on the new MacBook Pro and gives the user HDMI, USB 3.1 (two), microSD/SD, Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C ports in return.

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