docking station Stories February 2, 2016

expiredDaily Deals: Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express HD Dock w/ Cable $225, Google Nexus Player Streaming Media Console $50, more

Update (2/2 5:00pm): The Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express has returned to its regular price.

In this morning’s Daily Deals, Amazon offers the Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express HD Dock w/ 1-Meter Cable for $224.99 shipped. That’s down $75 from the original MSRP, $38 less than the next reputable seller, and the lowest current available price. The Express Dock HD allows users to increase the number of connectivity options on any computer with Thunderbolt 2. All together, you’ll be able to add three more USB 3.0 and two Thunderbolt 2 ports, as well as HDMI, Ethernet and audio. Rated 3.4/5 stars. Be sure to grab a couple extra Thunderbolt 2 cables to daisy-chain your displays or connect additional sources.

Don’t need another cable? Go with the Elgato Thunderbolt 2/USB 3.0 Dock Station at Best Buy via eBay for $200 shipped (Orig. $230). Features include:

Connect many different items to your compatible Apple MacBook or ultrabook with this Elgato 10024020 docking station, which features an array of interfaces, including Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, audio and microphone ports.

More new deals for today:

Google Nexus Player Streaming Media Console $50 (Orig. $100) | Best Buy

Continue on for a roundup of our best deals:

docking station Stories December 1, 2014

expiredBelkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD with 1-Meter Thunderbolt Cable $240 shipped

Amazon offers the Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock with 1-Meter Thunderbolt Cable for $239.99 with free shipping. That’s $60 off the list price and the first price drop (besides this brief coupon code in October) of this recently updated product. It features:

  • Transfers files at 20 Gbps with Thunderbolt 2 technology
  • Connect up to eight devices to laptop with one cable
  • Supports 4K cinema resolution and dual displays
  • Daisy chain up to four more Thunderbolt devices
  • Mac and PC compatible
  • Includes 3.3-foot Thunderbolt cable

The previous Thunderbot 1 version of this dock with cable is $170 shipped and might be a better choice for those who don’t have Thunderbolt 2 Macs or plans to get 4K displays.

docking station Stories September 15, 2014

Update (12/17 2:45pm): Amazon Lightning Deal! Belkin Charge and Sync Dock with Lightning Cable for $13.65 Prime shipped (Reg. $25).

(Update 5/19 10:30am): The time has come. Apple has randomly announced a new Lightning dock for iPhone 6/Plus. However, you should still take a look at the numerous third party options (below) that have been on the market for years. Many of these options offer more styling and better value compared to Apple’s dock.

If you were one of over 4 million people who preordered an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus this weekend, then you may have noticed that one of Apple’s most popular accessories for previous gen iPhones is curiously absent from its online store. As of right now, Apple seems to be sitting on the sideline and will not be releasing a dock designed for its newest smartphones.

Docks position your iPhone in a way that makes it easier to keep tabs on incoming notifications, all while helping create a clean workspace by wrangling messy cables.

There are already several iPhone 6 and 6 Plus dock solutions. Here are our favorite docks, stands, mounts, and more:

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docking station Stories June 3, 2013

Amazon is offering the Kensington Universal USB 3.0 Docking Station with DVI/HD and HDMI for PC and Mac for a low $145 Shipped. Originally listed at $200, this is the lowest total cost we could find it for. The Docking Station connects to any monitor through a VGA, DVI, or HDMI connection, and lets you add up to six monitors via USB. All HD resolutions supported for the HDMI and DVI/VGA ports, with a maximum resolution of 2048 x 1152. expand full story

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