There haven't been many peripherals with Thunderbolt interfaces so far, but that's beginning to change. New video capture and playback devices from Blackmagic Design use the new interface fitted to recent Macs.
My Thunderbolt has been giving me problems...and I think it will be covered under the year warranty (good through April). It won't receive texts...I can send them, but can't receive. I've wiped last week and that solved the problem...but apparently only temporarily.
Anyway...I'm hoping that once I take it in to Verizon they no longer have the Thunderbolt available.
Is there *anyone* using a thunderbolt hub with Ubuntu and have it fully working? I have the Caldigit Thunderbolt hub which is working, but I can't get the USB ports to work. It looks like all the 3.15 patches going into the mainline 3.14 trusty kernel it should have this stuff working by now. The Thunderbolt hub still doesn't show up with lspci.
Intel has announced a “Thunderbolt™ ready” upgrade program for PC motherboards, desktops and workstation computers.
Thunderbolt “is a dual protocol I/O innovation that dramatically increases transfer performance with bi-directional 10 Gbps speed, and offers daisy chaining to multiple devices, providing flexibility and simplicity for innovative, thin system designs like laptops and Ultrabooks
Here’s some thoughts about some hardware I was going to use, hardware I
use daily, and hardware I’ll probably use someday in the future.
Thunderbolt is dead, long live Thunderbolt.
Seriously, it’s dead, use it as a video interconnect and don’t worry
about anything else.
Ok, some more explanation is probably in order…
Back in October of 2012, after a meeting with some very smart Intel
While USB is good enough for the regular user, high-end power users will benefit greatly from the performance and flexibility offered by the Thunderbolt. Here are eight of the best Thunderbolt devices available.