6 Cool Targus USB 3.0 Dock Features For On-The-Go Productivity


Compact, sturdy

The laptop luggage pioneer Targus released a major update to its innovative docking solution in May, adding support for Apple MacBooks as well as Windows 7 and Windows 8 Pro laptops and tablets. When CRN performed an initial review last month, the CRN Test Center found the Targus to be a solid, sturdy solution that was easy to set up and worked mostly as advertised. The compact unit acts as a tilt stand for laptops; a heavy rubber strip keeps the laptop from slipping. The Targus USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Dual Video Docking Station with Power lists for $219.99 and charges Windows machines that run on a maximum of 19 volts and 90 watts. There's no MagSafe adapter, so MacBooks will have to use their own charger, and the unit without power is recommended here. List price: $169.99. Both models are covered by a three-year warranty.