When it comes to monitor size, storage capacity, sound quality and keyboard size, desktop computers generally have an edge over laptops. But if the mobile flexibility of a laptop is a better option for you, the playing field can be leveled with a dock station. Docking stations for laptops allow you to connect a computer monitor as a second screen, video and audio devices, and even a network connection by providing multiple ports for computer accessories and peripherals. USB cables and connectors have advanced in technology to provide faster data transfer rates and USB-C docking stations are compatible with the latest USB-C cables. With a computer docking station, you’re able to enjoy a customized desktop workspace while still benefitting from the convenience of a laptop when you choose to work remotely. Many lightweight docking stations allow for the use of a laptop stand for a more ergonomic experience, while a wireless keyboard is used comfortably on the desk. People who need more visual workspace like to use their laptop in conjunction with their second monitor while it’s on the docking station and adjusting the screen settings so that a wireless mouse can move seamlessly between the two.
Getting the most out of your docking station.
With a laptop dock in place, you can plug in your computer speakers with superior sound quality for listening to music while you work. Now that you have a universal docking station, you’re not having to plug in chargers and set up your workspace each time you get to the office, and leaving at the end of the day is just as simple. Another bonus is that you’ll now have more space in your laptop bag for a laptop cooling pad, a handy, on-the-go work accessory because laptops tend to run hot as a result of their compact components. Another plus is that laptop docking stations power up your computer faster than a traditional laptop charger, so it only takes a few moments until they’re at full power and ready to hit the road again. Gamers are also big fans of using docking stations for laptops to connect their headsets and microphones and other special tech they need for online multiplayer video games. Whether you’re looking for a USB-C docking station or a universal docking station, Best Buy Blue Shirts can help you find the best laptop dock to fit your needs.