Henge Docks Readying Vertical Docking Station for MacBook Pro Retina


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My “desktop computer” is actually a 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display that is connected to a 27″ iMac. Each time I dock the laptop I need to individually plug in a series of cables; it is a pain. Thankfully, Henge Docks is getting ready to ship a docking station specifically designed for the MacBook Pro with Retina Display.The dock, which will be available for both the 13″ and the 15″ MacBook Pro, will come in plastic for $89 or metal for $119.

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Designed to hold the laptop vertically, the accessory not only saves space but it lets you connect all your peripherals at one time. You simply place the laptop into the dock and press down in order to connect the power cable, Lightning cables, USB 3.0 and 3.5mm audio cable. Best of all, there minimal setup required since the Mini DisplayPort, USB 3.0 and TRRS audio extension cables are pre-installed. Previous docks from Henge Docks required you to bring your own cables and painstakingly set them into the dock.

Vertical Docking Station for the MacBook Pro Retina Display Pre Order | Henge Docks

Other features include:

  • Cable management. Built-in cable organizer keeps your cables in place, so they won’t interfere with your workspace.
  • Strategic airflow. Side and rear vents maximize cooling for optimal performance.
  • Vertical Docking Station. Designed specifically for your MacBook Pro with Retina Display.

Vertical Docking Station for the MacBook Pro Retina Display Pre Order | Henge Docks

We have one of the new Henge Docks MacBook Pro Retina Vertical Docks on the way for review. You can learn more here.

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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.