Intel announced today that it will succeed the Thunderbolt 3 universal connector with Thunderbolt 4, separately from USB4.
Recent Thunderbolt 3 Stories
This week, Microsoft will announce new Surface PCs, none of which will support Thunderbolt 3. I’m at peace with it.
I’ve been using an Intel NUC as my primary PC for about a month, with no issues. Today, I finally added a Thunderbolt 3 dock to the system.
The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today published the official USB4 specification, which is based on Thunderbolt 3.
Modern implementations of the USB standard are a nightmare. This couldn’t possibly be more screwed up than it is.
Will Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Pro 6 ship without USB-C ports? That's the rumor. And it makes no sense at all.
I've been calling on Microsoft to add USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 to its Surface PCs for years. But what if there's a better approach?
How important is Thunderbolt 3 to the future of the PC? Intel announced this week that it will integrate this versatile and powerful technology into its future CPUs.
USB-C is an incredibly versatile connectivity standard that is becoming pervasive on modern PCs. When combined with Thunderbolt 3, it's nearly perfect.