Apple starts selling black Thunderbolt Cables alongside new Mac Pro

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The new Mac Pro is not Apple’s only new blacked-out product: to go with the new pro machine, Apple has released black versions of its 0.5 meter and 2 meter Thunderbolt cables. These cords have Thunderbolt ports on either side, and they work well for transferring data between Macs, connecting to hard drives, and connecting to various other Thunderbolt 1.0 or 2.0 peripherals. Apple is still selling the white cords, and the longer version is $39 per cable and the shorter is $29 (try Amazon for some less expensive options).


Update: Continuing the black theme, the Apple stickers that come with the Mac Pro are black (see above):

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  1. Timothy Williamson - 9 years ago

    OEM black lightning cables too please. :-D

  2. Lasse Johnsen - 9 years ago

    $39 for a cable…. nice….. I might just get a similar one for $0.99 on Ebay….

    • Kevin D Dell - 9 years ago

      Good luck with that. Thunderbolt cables are quite complex to make, with embedded chips in the connectors. I’d never trust data that I’m protecting with a RAID-5 external drive array to a crappy cable.

      It would be nice though if the price were $10-$15 cheaper…

    • Tallest Skil - 9 years ago

      >> similar

      Well, ignorance is bliss. Enjoy your crap that will break in a week.

      • Shaun G - 9 years ago

        How do you “break” a cable? I’ve never seen that happen.

        Either way I would probably pay the extra for the black cables.

  3. BLURLABS (@blurlabs) - 9 years ago

    Black keyboard and black smart mouse – Please