Magma Expands Laptops With Thunderbolt
If you bought one of the latest laptops from Apple you've seen the Thunderbolt interface, which replaces the old Mini DisplayPort. It's a pretty powerful connection but to date only hard drive manufacturers have taken advantage of its high-speed data capability -- at least until now.
Magma has announced the ExpressBox 3T. It isn't available yet, though the company will keep you posted if you sign up (it seems likely to be shipping by year-end). But the really useful thing about the ExpressBox is that it allows anyone who bought a new computer, but doesn't want to just try to resell or throw away the expansion cards you got for your PC, to keep using the upgrades they spent all that money on.
Also, for many professionals whose laptops double as desktops, it will make a big difference -- a MacBook Air is not known for expandability but this device changes that equation considerably.
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