Sonnet Launches DuoModo Thunderbolt 3 Expansion Boxes

Sonnet Launches DuoModo Thunderbolt 3 Expansion Boxes

Sonnet has introduced its new DuoModo family of expansion boxes with Thunderbolt 3 interfaces. Three of the boxes are designed for add-in-cards that can be connected to TB3/TB4-equipped laptops or Apple’s Mac Mini desktop, whereas the fourth box is designed to install Apple’s Mac Mini into a rack.  The Sonnet DuoModo Echo III Module is an expansion box that has one PCIe 3.0 x16 slot…

Intel Expands List of Thunderbolt 4-Compatible Chips Due to Shortages

Intel Expands List of Thunderbolt 4-Compatible Chips Due to Shortages

Sometimes small chips cause major problems. According to a report from Igor’sLab, Intel recently had to allow its partners to use previously uncertified USB Type-C and Power Delivery controllers from Texas Instruments with its latest Tiger Lake platforms, as well as previously-uncertified discrete Thunderbolt 4 JHL8440/JHL8540 ‘Maple Ridge’ controllers. Every personal computer nowadays uses multiple power…

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Minisforum’s TL50 Mini PC Packs in Tiger Lake, Xe Graphics, Thunderbolt 4

Minisforum has introduced its new ultra-compact form-factor (UCFF) desktop PC that combines miniature dimensions with decent performance, rich connectivity, and upgradeability. The TL50 system packs Intel’s 11th Generation Core ‘Tiger Lake’ processor with built-in Xe Graphics and features two 2.5GbE connectors, a Thunderbolt 4 port, and three display outputs.  The PC is based on Intel’s quad-core…