Apple releases Thunderbolt fix for MacBooks, synonymous concerns target iMac

Apple this week introduced Thunderbolt Firmware Update v1.1, that the firm mentioned addresses an matter with mid-2012 MacBook Pros no longer working correctly with bus-powered Thunderbolt equipment. But alternative Macs can be having issues plus with Thunderbolt storage.

For countless months, posts found on the Apple Support Communities have reported erratic performance with certain Thunderbolt storage treatments plus wires, including arrays from many providers. Users state their forces frequently freeze up plus can’t complete jobs including backups.

According to the frustrated posters, Apple points to the firmware of the storage arrays. Many consumers identifed electromagnetic interference because the issue plus suggestions have included wrapping the Thunderbolt cabling with aluminum foil.

One latest post mentioned which the Internet connection was the issue. By moving the Thunderbolt cable plus storage range over the space, away within the cable web cable associated to a router, appearently solved the condition.

However, many latest posts recommend which the problem is with all the iMac. When they connect their arrays into a MacBook Air, the condition goes away.

It’s all truly mysterious — till the launch of the upcoming Thunderbolt Firmware Update.