docking station

Orico TB3-S2 Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station review – Is it enough?

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REVIEW – Let’s be real here. If you use a computer (desktop or laptop) for anything more than web surfing, chances are that the available ports are not going to be enough. My work laptop is a 16” MacBook Pro and even its generous number of USB-C ports (4) doesn’t cut it. I use double […]

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New Thunderbolt Dock with dual NVMe drive slots now available from Sonnet

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NEWS – Sonnet Technologies, maker of many Mac and PC accessories, has released their newest dock, the Echo Dual NVMe Thunderbolt Dock, which features a modest number of USB-A and USB-C connectors, but adds in dual NVMe drive storage slots to add up to 16 TB of fast SSD storage to your Thunderbolt-equipped computer. The

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VisionTek VT4510 dual 4k display docking station review – Slim and lots of ports

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REVIEW – My personal laptop is a Dell XPS that is just over three years old.  The whole time I have been using it, I used a cumbersome Dell thunderbolt docking station in order to attach two 27 inch monitors and assorted other devices to it.  When we started to work from home, I was

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Baseus 8-in-1 USB-C Hub Docking Station review – the connections you need at a price you can afford

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REVIEW – Having the right connections is a necessity for getting work done. If you don’t have the right adapter to read a USB drive, to copy files from your camera’s memory card, or to connect to a display, you might not be able to get your work done or watch a movie in your

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Alxum SATA hard drive docking station and offline disk duplicator review

REVIEW – The Gadgeteer reviewed the Alxum USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station with Offline Clone in 2019. This review is for a similar product that is supplied with a USB type-C plug and improved USB SuperSpeed data transfer rates up to 5Gbs. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think.

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Kensington StudioDock review – Turns your iPad Pro into a desktop computer

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REVIEW – Last Christmas, I bought myself an 11inch iPad Pro which didn’t get any use until just recently when I started using it to watch AppleTV shows while walking on the treadmill (who else loved Ted Lasso and Mythic Quest?). Now I’m trying to find other ways to integrate the iPad Pro into my

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Topwork 12-in-1 Portable Laptop Stand Hub Review

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – I’ve almost always had problems finding the perfect laptop stand. They’re usually too thick or too oddly shaped for what I need. I received the Topwork 12-in-1 portable stand for review, can it fit the bill? Let’s find out! What is it? The Topwork 12-in-1 portable stand is a laptop stand with

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Kensington SD5600T Dock review – Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and 7 USB ports!

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REVIEW – Earlier this year I was able to upgrade to a new 16-inch MacBookPro for my work computer.  I love this laptop; it’s fast, powerful, and responsive, a perfect computer for programming and engineering work.  Like all Apple laptops, it suffers from a shortage of ports; it has four Thunderbolt 3 ports with USB-C

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Kensington SD2500T hybrid nano docking station review – small powerhouse of a docking station

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REVIEW – The Kensington hybrid nano docking station enters a crowded market of docking stations and hubs.  What sets it apart from the numerous other options?  My answer would be: it’s both a Thunderbolt™ 3 and USB-C dock, it takes up very little desk space compared to most, and Kensington has a reputation for quality

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Wavlink UG76PD2 USB-C 4K Dual Display Universal Docking Station with Power Delivery review

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REVIEW – I spend hours each day in front of my computers either performing the duties of my daily job or tasks related to my other interests like photography, videography, podcasting, etc. I require the best access to several USB devices that I use as tools along with devices like a headphone, etc. The need

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Plugable Thunderbolt and USB-C Docking Station review

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REVIEW – Docking stations are one of those gadgets that you don’t know you need, until you’ve used one.  Being able to plug in a single cable when you come and go from your desk is delightful.  I’ve also had some experiences with poor docks where drivers caused problems or video wouldn’t work correctly.  The

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Aukey CB-C70 4-in-1 Wireless Charging USB-C Hub review

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REVIEW – I really like connecting to external monitors when jumping into a project or researching anything that requires multiple windows being open. I don’t like connecting multiple cables to make that happen, so a good hub, dock or adapter is required for USB-C laptops. Aukey has a newer hub aimed at that exact problem

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