Add USB ports and a charging station to your laptop

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Those ultra-small computers are a boon for travelers, but you find one of the costs of the light and small form-factor when you need to plug in more than 2 or so USB devices.  My 11″ MacBook Air has only two USB jacks, and the simpleDock from Kanex would be a perfect accessory to use at home or while I’m traveling with the Air.  Simply connect the simpleDock to your computer using the included USB 3 Micro Type B to Type A cable, and you’ll convert that single USB jack on the laptop to three USB 3.0 ports; you’ll fall back to USB 2.0 speeds if your computer’s jack is USB 2.0, of course.  There’s even a RJ-45 port that supports 10/100/1000BASE-T networks for a reliable, wired Gigabit Ethernet connection.  Run a cable from the dedicated 10W charging port up to the top of the simpleDock, and you’ll have an elevated charging dock for your phone.  The simpleDock comes with a 5V/4A universal power adapter with US/EU/AU/ UK prongs.  It will be $119.00, and it’s coming soon.  Leave your information at the Kanex site to be notified when it’s ready to order.

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