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Option-Click AirPort Menu for Network Details

If you hold down the Option key while clicking the AirPort menu in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, you'll see not just the names of nearby Wi-Fi networks, but additional details about the selected network. Details include the MAC address of the network, the channel used by the base station, the signal strength (a negative number; the closer to zero it is, the stronger the signal), and the transmit rate in megabits per second showing actual network throughput. If you hover the cursor over the name of a network to which you're not connected, a little yellow pop-up shows the signal strength and type of encryption.

 
 

Thunderbolt Display Connection Possibilities

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Can a MacBook Pro run one Thunderbolt Display or two? How about a MacBook Air? A Mac mini? An iMac? The answers vary per model, as Macworld’s James Galbraith explains in this review of Apple’s new Thunderbolt Display.favicon follow link

 

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Tommy Friedmann  2011-09-26 23:46
I don't know if it is relevant, but there are at least two Apple Thunderbolt Displays: I bought one in July and it came with a Thunderbolt, USB and Magsafe cables but it only has three USB ports, no Thuderbolt or Firewire ports.
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2011-09-27 13:34
I don't exactly know how to check this (poke around in System Profiler), but I strongly suspect what you have there is an LED Cinema Display which has USB ports but not FireWire or Thunderbolt.

I can find no indication anywhere that there are multiple Thunderbolt Display models out there.

Perhaps it was mis-boxed?