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Henge Docks Vertical Docking Station for MacBook Pro review

on Sunday, July 13th, 2014

When I decided a few years ago that it was time to ditch my 27″ iMac and down size to a 13″ Macbook Pro, it took a little while to get used to the loss of screen space. However, what I lost in screen space, I gained portability,  so the switch was worth it. I’d been happily workingRead More…

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Elgato announces their new Thunderbolt Dock

on Monday, April 7th, 2014
Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

If, like my husband, you have a laptop that you plug into a monitor, connect to WiFi, and maybe attach a couple of USB peripherals, you’ll find connecting and disconnecting everything to be a pain.  At work, Butch plugs in a monitor, network, and a disk; when he needs to work from home, he onlyRead More…

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Fully utilize your Mac computer’s Thunderbolt port with the Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock

on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

The sleek, aluminum-encased Thunderbolt Express Dock from Belkin lets you use a single cable and a “single connection to create high-speed, reliable transfers between your laptop and up to eight other devices, including FireWire, Ethernet, USB, and daisy chaining multiple Thunderbolt devices.”  With two Thunderbolt connectors (one upstream, one downstream), you’ll be able to daisy-chainRead More…

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Turn your MacBook Air into a desktop computer with the LandingZone dock

on Monday, March 18th, 2013
Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

I love my 11″ MacBook Air, and it’s great to travel with.  It’s great to use at home, too, but sometimes I do wish for a bigger screen when I’m editing photos for my reviews or for a couple extra USB ports.  The docking stations from LandingZone give the Airs some features Apple didn’t.  DependingRead More…

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Google ASUS Nexus 7 Dock available soon

on Friday, January 4th, 2013

Sick of seeing that little useless POGO connector on the side of your Nexus 7?  It finally looks like the official dock will be released to make use of it. The dock itself features a microUSB port and 3.5mm audio output and not much else, and  it will only support your Nexus in landscape mode.Read More…

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Elegant Henge Docks MacBook Docking Station

on Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Does your MacBook double as your desktop workstation, requiring you to manually plug in a full-size monitor, keyboard, printer, external drives and other peripherals every time you sit down to use it?  Henge Docks has come up with an elegant solution.  Slide your MacBook down into the Henge Docks Docking Station and bam, you are upRead More…

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Samsung Central Station: An External Screen and Wireless Laptop Docking Station

By: I Yarom
on Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Samsung has recently released 23” and 27” SyncMaster displays as part of the Samsung Central Station series (which was first introduced in CES’11). The Central Station uses UWB wireless technology to connect to a laptop, like the Samsung Series 9 that comes with built-in UWB. If your laptop doesn’t have a built-in UWB support, youRead More…