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  • Some laptops claim Thunderbolt 4 support but don’t deliver

    Posted on April 19th, 2021 at 01:04 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge


    Brian Livingston

    By Brian Livingston

    The new Thunderbolt 4 standard works with the latest USB-C–equipped laptops to drive two 4K monitors simultaneously, run high-speed external solid-state drives, and plug into docking stations that support a wide variety of peripherals, cables, and ports.

    The promise of Thunderbolt 4 (TB4) is great, but the reality of this technology — which was announced as recently as January 2020 during the Consumer Electronics Show — is making it hard for some laptops to connect with everything they’re supposed to.

    Read the full story in the AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.14.0 (2021-04-19).