While Apple's new adapter can be attached to a computer by its FireWire connection, it will not provide Thunderbolt over FireWire.
Over a month after announcing the adaptor at WWDC, Apple has finally made it available for Thunderbolt users.
Since the news of Passware being able to decrypt FileVault over FireWire connections, Mac users might be concerned about the integrity of the security on their computers.
The 1394 Trade Association is touting the success of FireWire ports , saying that the technology has reached the 2 billion ports mark. But that puts it far behind its competitor, USB.
Apple's new unibody MacBook adds a lot of new features, but loses one that's been a longtime standby: FireWire.
From the "did you know?" files, a recently updated Apple knowledge base article reminds us that your FireWire port may still allow you to charge devices even if your Mac is asleep or turned off.
Time Machine and other backup programs have boosted demand for external hard drives. To meet this demand, drive manufacturers began marketing their products in external enclosures, but have not always incporated the most compatible chipsets and controller
Intel demonstrated a working version of USB 3.0 at CES last week. Here's what we can look forward to with the new technology.
The new My Passport Studio from Western Digital gets larger in size, and the addition of FireWire 800.
Apple's omission of a FireWire port on the new Aluminum (Late 2008) MacBooks is stirring discontent among MacFIxIt readers and on Apple's discussion boards.