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OWC USB-C Dock review: Opens up a MacBook’s possibilities

While one port isn’t much, the first desktop-style dock takes full advantage.

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At a Glance
  • OWC USB-C Dock

    Macworld Rating

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    MSRP: $159

    Pros

    • Turns MacBook into rough equivalent of a Mac mini
    • Has a wide range of useful ports
    • Mix of high-power and regular USB ports
    • Properly charges MacBook in docking mode

    Cons

    • Amperage not that high on USB high-powered ports
    • Ships with too-short USB-C power cable
    • Shape and arrangement of ports isn’t ideal
    • Performance lags MacBook’s standalone potential

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