The QNAP TVS-1282T3 Thunderbolt 3 NAS 12-Bay featuring 4x TB3, TB2, 10GBe, 4K HDMI, SSD, m.2 SSD

Thunderbolt NAS just got even bigger with the Thunderbolt3 QNAP NAS TVS-1282T3  Possibly one of the most anticipated announcements from QNAP at CES 2017 was the massive leap they have made into Thunderbolt 3 enabled NAS! They are upgrading a few of their existing units with this highly demanded connection (40GB/s and recently introduced to […]

Make the Most of the Thunderbolt 3 Port on your Mac or PC

The Top Accessories and must have items in Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Great news everyone, Thunderbolt 3 has landed! The super-fast 40GB/s connection pioneers by Intel is now available for both Mac and Windows users alike. In this upgrade from Thunderbolt 2 we can see numerous improvements and changes across both connectibility […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Thunderbolt 1, 2 and 3

Helping you solve your Problems with Thunderbolt for Mac and Windows Here at SPAN.COM, SPANTV and NASCompares, we get all manner of questions from users trying to make the most of their data storage environment. We truly believe there is no such thing as a small or silly question and encourage users to get in touch […]

The Drobo 5Dt vs The Drobo 5D Thunderbolt Comparison – Which one should you buy?

Drobo Old compared against Drobo New – TB1 vs TB2  As I am sue many of you are aware, Drobo are an award winning manufacturer and brand in the field of storage arrays for businesses, professionals and consumers. Earlier last month their finally released their first Thunderbolt 2 Storage device, the Drobo 5D Turbo (5Dt). […]

The Promise Pegasus3 12TB Mac OS Edition R4 4-Bay RAID Unboxing and Walkthrough

Thunderbolt 3 RAID Storage for Mac and Apple Users for 2017 in the Pegasus R4 40GB/s DAS Good news for those who just purchased their MacBook Pro and want to upgrade to the very latest Thunderbolt 3 Storage accessories, Promise have released the Pegasus3 Symply Edition Series. Featuring Thunderbolt™ 3 technology over a USB-C connection, […]

A Guide to the G-Tech Series – Featuring the G-Drive, G-RAID, G-Speed Shuttle and Studio and more

The G-Tech Series Explained, Featuring the G-Drive, G-RAID, G-Speed Shuttle and Studio and more Need a guide to the G-Technology range with G-Drive, G-Speed and G-RAID? look no further G Tech devices today arrive with a 3 Year Warranty and all drives are dedicated 7200rpm Drives and all arrive with a very competent RoC (Raid on […]

How To Use A PCIe Card With Your Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt Expansion

Think outside the Box with PCIe Expansions over Thunderbolt2  Stepping away from the subject of Storage and Backups, another decision you may have to make will be whether to invest your budget into a high-end Desktop setup or a more fluid, portable operation. Traditionally the problem has always been that portable operations via a Macbook, […]

The Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Solution for your Graphics Cards With The Akitio Node EGPU Box

A Cost Effective eGPU External PCIe box for your Graphics Card over Thunderbolt 3  The Akitio Node Thunderbolt™ 3 eGXF box is a low cost expansion chassis. This is not Akitio’s first entry into the external PCIe market and not their first Thunderbolt 3 unit either. But what makes this new TB3 release so significant […]

Unboxing the AKiTiO Thunder3 PCIe Expansion Chassis Thunderbolt 3 T3PB-T3DIS-AKTU

Why do you need the AKiTiO Thunder3 PCIe Box with Thunderbolt 3?  The Thunderbolt 3 PCIe expansion box provides an additional PCIe slot for Thunderbolt 3 computers (e.g. laptop computers) where installing an internal expansion card is not an option and for systems where there is not enough space for more PCIe cards. The Thunderbolt […]

LaCie enter the TB3 market with the 2big Dock with Thunderbolt 3 2-Bay RAID solution for Mac and Windows

LaCie Thunderbolt 3 RAID device for 2017 – Say hello to the LaCie 2Big TB3 Edition Today LaCie announced the next evolution of its popular 2big professional 2-bay RAID storage solution. Now with Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, the LaCie® 2big Dock delivers fast speeds and massive capacity, making it a powerhouse tool for photographers and videographers. […]