Laptops

USB-C, Thunderbolt Explained

The following articles have been posted on the Rocket Yard blog, to help understand the similarities and differences between USB-C and Thunderbolt 3, as well as new Thunderbolt 4 information. * Should You Upgrade to USB-C? [https://blog.macsales.com/5...

Thunderbolt 4: Are My Thunderbolt 3 Products Obsolete?

As we mentioned in an earlier Rocket Yard post, “Intel Introduces Thunderbolt 4: What Is It and Does It Matter? [https://blog.macsales.com/63715-intel-introduces-thunderbolt-4-what-is-it-and-does-it-matter/]” Intel released the specifications and expectat...

Thunderbolt 3 Laptops: Battery Mgmt. (10.15.5+)

In macOS 10.15.5, Apple released a new feature designed to help manage the charging and lifespan of batteries in Thunderbolt 3 Mac laptops. Called Battery Health Management [https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211246], the feature "is designed to improve yo...