Thunder & Lightning
Anker is making USB-C to Lightning cables  THE VERGE · 20 hours
CES saw the first third-party USB-C to Lightning cables break cover from companies like Griffin and Belkin, and now popular purveyor of... more
Anker to Launch USB-C to Lightning Cables in March  MacRumors · 1 day
Apple late last year began allowing third-party companies to produce Made for iPhone or "MFi" certified USB-C to... more
When You Look Up, How Far Back in Time Do You See?  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Our senses are stuck in the past. There's a flash of lightning, and then seconds pass until we hear the rumble of distant thunder.... more
Get an iPhone XR for $650 - CNET  CNET · 4 days
That's $100 off the regular price and the best XR deal to date -- and you might be able to get it for even less! Plus: a six-pack of MFi-certified Lightning cables... more
The shape of a perfect storm: Saving lives by predicting firestorms  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Firestorms are a nightmare for emergency services and anyone in their path. They occur when a bushfire meets a 'perfect storm' of environmental conditions and creates... more
Expedeon signs license agreement for use of Lightning-Link technology  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Expedeon AG, today announced it has signed a supply and license agreement with Cell Guidance Systems for use of Expedeon’s proprietary Lightning-Link Rapid Biotin.. more
Expedeon signs supply and license agreement with Cell Guidance Systems for use of Lightning-Link technology  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Expedeon AG, today announced it has signed a supply and license agreement with Cell Guidance Systems, a developer of therapeutic... more
Mophie Juice Pack Access battery case coming soon to latest iPhones - CNET  CNET · 7 days
The battery cases for the iPhone XS/X, XS Max and XR aren't cheap, but they do feature wireless charging and full access... more
The world’s first foldable phone is charmingly awful  THE VERGE · 7 days
The Royole FlexPai is the sort of device that companies rush out when they feel the absolute imperative to be... more
This Mophie mobile charger with built-in Lightning and USB cables: Just $24 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Charge your thing and your other thing, no need to bring along extra cords. Plus: Your chance to win a... more
Yubico launches a new NFC security key and preps iPhone support  TechCrunch · 1 week
Yubico, the company behind the almost ubiquitous Yubikey two-factor authentication dongles, today announced that its YubiKey for Lightning is now in private preview. Once it is... more
Yubico unveils first Lightning/USB-C security key for physical token authentication on iOS  9to5Mac · 1 week
Security has been a huge topic of debate over the past several years. Most modern tech companies use some form of two-factor authentication to... more
Storm hunter in action  ESA · 1 week
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: A typical day for electrical thunderstorm observer more
Shure’s MV88+ Video Kit turns your phone into a mobile recording studio  THE VERGE · 1 week
The audio specialists at Shure have seen the trend among content creators for vlogging everything everywhere, and they’ve today announced a new kit to... more
Mophie’s new iPhone case charges your phone without taking up the Lightning port  TechCrunch · 1 week
If you use wired headphones with your new iPhone, you’re probably familiar with the pain that comes along with trying to listen... more
Belkin Launches Car Charger, Cables, Power Bank at CES 2019  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
At CES 2019, Belkin has launched a slew of products including the Rockstar Lightning connector-equipped headphones, new charging cables, Boost Charge USB-C Car Charger, USB-C Home Charger, and... more
Belkin readies new USB-C and Lightning headphones at CES 2019 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Belkin is breaking into the the headphone business with new in-ear Rockstar wired earphones that have Lightning and USB-C connectors. more
Mozilla plans UI improvements, native notifications for Thunderbird in 2019  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The 14-year-old email client is in for some solid changes in 2019. Firefox may be the biggest project on Mozilla's plate, but Thunderbird, its 14-year-old email client, is... more
OWC Acquires Popular Thunderbolt 3 Accessory Maker Akitio  MacRumors · 2 weeks
Longtime Mac accessory vendor OWC today announced that it has acquired Akitio, maker of popular professional-level external storage solutions focused... more
OWC acquires innovative Thunderbolt 3 accessory maker Akitio  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
CES hasn’t officially begun yet, but we already have some big news coming out of the Mac hardware sector. OWC,... more
Mozilla Thunderbird to Be Revamped Soon With New UI and Better Gmail Support  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Mozilla Thunderbird is a free and open-source cross-platform email client, news client, RSS, and chat client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. more
Mozilla promises a faster, prettier Thunderbird with better Gmail support  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Thunderbird, Mozilla’s desktop email client, doesn’t have anywhere near the amount of mindshare of the organization’s Firefox browser, yet even in this age of web-based email services, it... more
Does Alienware m15 have an HDMI port?  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Best answer: Should you wish to hook up your new gaming laptop to a monitor, you're in luck with the Dell Alienware m15. Not only does this laptop have an HDMI 2.0 port, but... more
When you look up, how far back in time do you see?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Our senses are stuck in the past. There's a flash of lightning, and then seconds pass until we hear the rumble of distant thunder.... more
Reliable tropical weather pattern to change in a warming climate  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Every month or two, a massive pulse of clouds, rainfall and wind moves eastward around the Earth near the equator, providing the tropics their famous thunderstorms. more
Lightning's electromagnetic fields may have protective properties  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Lightning was the main electromagnetic presence in the Earth's atmosphere long before the invention of electricity. There are some 2,000 thunderstorms active at any given time, so humans and other organisms have been bathed... more
Sydney pummelled by hail the size of tennis balls  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Australia's largest city was picking up the pieces Friday after a series of lightning and hailstorms pummelled cars with ice blocks the size of tennis balls. more
Storms halt SpaceX's first U.S. national security space mission  REUTERS · 4 weeks
Thunderstorms forced Elon Musk's SpaceX to postpone Thursday's launch of a navigation satellite for the U.S. military, which... more
Dog kennel designed by Ford blocks fireworks, thunder noise  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Ford Motor Co. has developed a prototype quiet kennel for dogs by using noise-cancellation technology created for high-end vehicles sold in Europe. more
Razer 'Turret' mouse and keyboard for Xbox One now available for preorder  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Razer's mouse and keyboard for Xbox One is almost here! Recently, Microsoft added mouse and keyboard support to Xbox One, with select titles enabled... more
NASA finds extreme rainfall in Tropical Cyclone Kenanga  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA found very cold cloud top temperatures within the Southern Indian Ocean's Tropical Cyclone Kenanga that indicate powerful thunderstorms reaching high into the troposphere. Those storms were generating very heavy rainfall as... more
Physics instructor writes book on shock waves  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A sonic boom and a thunderclap may seem like different phenomena, but their behavior is the same, according to SDState Physics Instructor W. Robert Matson. This is one of the ways he explains shock... more
WATCH: Elon Musk unveils test run of LA tunnel project  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The tech billionaire showed off the prototype tunnel of his proposed hyperloop in Los Angeles, where cars could move on an electric track at lightning speeds. more
Sphero Discontinues Disney Products Including BB-8 and R2-D2  MacRumors · 4 weeks
Sphero, known for its popular BB-8, BB-9E, and R2-D2 iPhone-controlled droids, today confirmed that it is discontinuing all licensed products.... more
NASA finds tiny remnants of Tropical Cyclone Owen  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Cyclone Owen crossed over Queensland Australia's Cape York Peninsula over the weekend of Dec. 15 and 16 and emerged into the Coral Sea off of Queensland's southeastern coast. NASA's Terra satellite... more
LG’s new 32-inch UHD monitor looks nice for the price  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
LG has announced a new 32-inch UHD display, the 32QK500-W, which offers an impressive mix of... more
Should you get a Surface Pro 6 over a Pixel Slate?  Windows Central · 4 weeks
We know the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 inside out, but is it a better purchase than the Google Pixel Slate? We've looked at both devices to... more
Ikea launches braided MFi Lightning cable in Sweden for $9, US plans unclear
Mophie introduces Juice Pack Access battery case for iPhone with wireless charging and support for wired headphones
The best Thunderbolt 3 accessories for your Mac [Video]
Mophie launches new Powerstation PD and PD XL with USB-C and 18W output for fast charging iPhone and iPad
OWC acquires innovative Thunderbolt 3 accessory maker Akitio
When you look up, how far back in time do you see?
Hands-on: G-Drive Mobile Pro Thunderbolt 3 SSD – great for on-the-go editing [Video]
NASA finds extreme rainfall in Tropical Cyclone Kenanga