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Thunderbolt and USB-C: Better together

My More Color column this week is all about me being optimistic about Thunderbolt 3:

Just when you thought Thunderbolt was dead, it comes back to life like a horror-movie monster. On Tuesday Intel announced Thunderbolt 3, offering more bandwidth, trademark Thunderbolt versatility, and a page from the old Thunderbolt playbook-plug compatibility with an existing connector.

The result: On Monday, I was dubious about Thunderbolt’s future as an offered port on all but Apple’s highest-end Macs. Today, I’m guardedly optimistic that Thunderbolt 3 will be the main (if not only) connector on the Mac line in the near future.

Read the rest over at Macworld…