Uses for Thunderbolt cable connected to iMac

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  1. kylera, Nov 11, 2012
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    kylera macrumors 65816

    kylera

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    I bought a Thunderbolt cable to connect my Air with my iMac for Target Display and Target Disk usage. Are there other uses for the connection besides these two?
     
  2. jbzcar macrumors regular

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    It will be useful for any conceivable TB accessories you might purchase in the future.
     
  3. Idefix macrumors 6502

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    and maybe it will function as a radio antenna while we're waiting for Thunderbolt accessories to appear...
     
  4. kylera thread starter macrumors 65816

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    So in the short term, at least with iMac connectivity, there aren't any other uses, I take it?
     
  5. orangezorki macrumors 6502a

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    Does the new iMac really have target display mode? I thought that died out a couple of years back, and before the advent of thunderbolt...

    David
     
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  7. kylera thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Yup. At least the 2011 variant that I have works.
     

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