On Indiegogo raising money for the “ultimate docking station” for the MacBook and MacBook Pro [video]
Now new laptops are equipped with USB ports exclusively-C with support for Thunderbolt 3 for each. This means that to connect almost any external device will have to use very expensive, and sometimes expensive, adapters, cables and adapters. In addition to the need to buy it all, this fact is fraught with a jumble of everything on the desktop, which is also a positive aspect to not be named.
Startup Dock Line Team offers an easy way out in the form of a unique docking station. The device is made of a thin aluminum stand, is designed to significantly extend the capabilities of the MacBook and MacBook Pro issue connecting peripherals and various devices.
Dock Line Dock is reminiscent of an Apple laptop with the lid closed, while its thickness is only 9 mm. fits Inside a battery capacity of 20,000 mAh, which provides up to 15 hours of battery life, SSD-drive capacity up to 1TB, nine additional ports, including three USB 3.0 with fast charging from Qualcomm, HDMI, mini DisplayPort, slot for memory cards SD, USB-C and wireless charging for smartphones and tablets.
Among other things, Line the Dock there is provided an active cooling system MacBook. At the same time it rides the air like traditional coasters, but generates real cold (-6 degrees). This, according to developers, is able to provide performance gains MacBook to 50%.
Dock Line is available in three sizes — 12, 13 and 15 inch, and three colors – silver, black and grey. The basic version of docking station with active cooling, battery 20,000 mAh, but without the SSD cost $150. Standard version with SSD on 256 GB costs $240.
Dock Line Team collected on Indiegogo and is required to begin production of $50 000. Delivery device the first customers will start in June 2017.