Thunderbolt 4 vs USB 4: What’s the difference? | Digit

The Thunderbolt port has been the fastest and most versatile port for the past ten years when it comes to laptops. Originally introduced and exclusively found on the 2011 MacBook Pro, the Thunderbolt port’s purpose was always to be a high-bandwidth port which would also be the singular point of connection for multiple peripherals. Ten years later, the Thunderbolt port has become a key pillar of Intel’s offering in modern-day laptops and we had the chance to sit down with Jason Ziller, Client Connectivity Division, Intel Corporation to get more insight…

Intel preparing to launch 10nm Tiger Lake processor family on 2nd September, 2020 | Digit

Intel to launch Tiger Lake 10nm processor family on September 2nd, 2020. The event was outed by Intel on their Investor Relations Page events schedule and is labelled ‘Tiger Lake Virtual Launch Event‘ and currently scheduled for September 2, 2020 12:00 PM ET. Not much details are mentioned about the event aside from the overly obvious title. The event is virtual owing to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic and will be broadcast by Intel. Intel Tiger Lake Intel’s Tiger Lake family of processors will use their 10nm++ Willow Cove CPU…

Intel unveils Thunderbolt 4 specifications. Speeds unchanged and features native compatibility with Tiger Lake mobile processors | Digit

Intel had officially announced Thunderbolt 4 at CES 2020 when it stated that the new interconnectivity standard would be supported by Intel’s upcoming Tiger Lake platform. However, most of the specifications around Thunderbolt 4 were shrouded in mystery until today’s announcement. We now know that Thunderbolt 4 isn’t any faster than Thunderbolt 3, which had a bandwidth of 40 Gbps, rather it raises the bare minimum requirements for certification, expands the feature set and adds compliance with the USB4 specification since Thunderbolt 4 will use the USB Type-C connector. Also…