Originally Posted by zeph
Thunderbolt can handle only up to 6 devices???
there are none for sale by anyone yet, 6 is a lot.
So much for the 16 gb ssd boot dive Aren't rumors a wonderful distraction leading nowhere?
of NVidia graphics on Apple machines? The only ones left are the IG on mini's and airs, and the optional Quadro for a Pro tower. Presumably at some point, the minis and airs will leave C2D behind too together with the IG on those models.
Originally Posted by apple_badger
Speaking as someone who's done Unix system administration for <counts on fingers... runs out..> many years, it's trivial to locate filesystem subtrees on different volumes and make them...
Originally Posted by sportytoes
I agree the standard install for apps as well as users folder would change. An OS update would be needed. I dont see this rolling out right now. Not this close to ( far from?) 10.7 coming...
users directory being on a different volume than the boot volume? I have played with that and its a pain in the a** no matter how you do it. Its not just files, its the whole user directory library which contains caches, prefs, app...
Originally Posted by Jonamac
FW is claimed to be superior to USB but USB clearly won that war. We need faster speeds from cables, it'll be interesting to see who wins the next race.
FW is technically superior. But it lost the...
Originally Posted by Superbass
More proprietary cables... Can anyone tell me how the proprietary iPod/iPhone cable benefits consumers more than a standard USB cable would?
And isn't having this kind of double cable somewhat...
Originally Posted by Oflife
I thought that was designed to replace USB and also deliver power (to peripherals).
So if Apple are going to create their own data transfer cable, will they license it as a standard, as they have...
You go all that trouble to create a single connector, then have two cables out going in different directions to different sources? One data, one power?
The data brick as pictured would have to have some sort of power source of its own,...