updated 01:45 pm EDT, Thu April 3, 2014
Also include HDMI, USB 3.0, Ethernet ports
Elgato has released the Thunderbolt Dock, its own entry for MacBook owners looking to expand connection options. The peripheral includes two Thunderbolt ports, the second enabling passthroughs to other Thunderbolt devices. Also present are three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI and Ethernet connections, and headphone and microphone jacks.
Accompanying the Dock is an OS X menu bar utility, which serves the double purpose of ejecting connected devices while enabling high-powered USB connections for faster charging. The hardware is launching today on Amazon, at a cost of $230 for a version with a bundled Thunderbolt cable. People who don't need the cable can get a cheaper $200 version.