This article was published on March 9, 2015

Apple’s best new product is this AV dongle


Apple’s best new product is this AV dongle
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Apple today announced an all-new MacBook that sports a single USB type-C port. What it didn’t talk about, however, is the amazing new dongle that goes with it.

Behold, the new USB-C Digital AV adapter.

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This port replicator provides HDMI, USB and adds an additional USB type-C connector in a single adapter rather than multiple dongles. I just wish it existed years ago.

You can have your very own, along with your shiny new MacBook for just $79; no word on if these can be chained together or not.

➤ USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter [Apple Store]