The Western Digital VelociRaptor Duo Thunderbolt drive is a power-user’s dream external drive kitted out with two 10,000RPM VelociRaptor drives. Inside the box, WD includes a Thunderbolt cable (a $50 accessory), which was missing from the original WD My Book Thunderbolt Duo.
The drive has two Thunderbolt ports, which allows you to daisy chain it with other My Book Thunderbolt Duo or VelociRaptor Duo drives. Additionally, you can add a displayport monitor at the end of the chain. [click to continue…]
Blackmagic Design has released a software update for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. The version 1.2 update adds time lapse recording, aperture indicator, ExFAT disk format and Thunderbolt support for Windows.
More details in the complete press release below. [click to continue…]
Western Digital’s new My Book VelociRaptor Duo is a new 2TB Thunderbolt drive that sports two 1TB 10,000 RPM VelociRaptor drives. It includes two Thunderbolt ports for connecting multiple Thunderbolt devices, including daisy-chaining additional My Book VelociRaptor drives for insane RAID 0 speeds. [click to continue…]
Mac users have been waiting nearly two years for a refresh of the Mac Pro. Many have speculated over the last several months that Apple had quietly decided to axe the Mac Pro line altogether.
Recent leaks of product numbers and specifications all but confirm that Apple will, in fact, unveil a refreshed Mac Pro lineup next week at WWDC.
The new Mac Pros are rumored to feature 8-core Xeon E5 CPUs, Thunderbolt & USB 3.0. According to Apple Insider, the new Mac Pros are also rumored to “feature 1600MHz memory with 8 channels, SATA III/SAS 6-gigabyte-per-second drive connectivity, and PCI-Express 3 native support for video cards.”
I’ll have more info next week when/if the new Mac Pros are officially unveiled.
WD Thunderbolt Duo
Just a quick note on the WD Thunderbolt Duo that I’m putting through the paces over the next few weeks. I just took it out of the box a little while ago and ran a speed test on it with the Blackmagic Disk Speed Test. [click to continue…]