Thunderbolt 3 and USB C use the same connector, but the interfaces are not identical. Thunderbolt 3 is much faster than both USB 3.1 gen 1 and gen 2, for instance. And while all USB C devices are compatible with Thunderbolt 3 computer ports, TB3 devices are not compatible with USB only ports. Confusing, right? If you are a BetaNews reader maybe not, but think about the average consumer this can be very frustrating. Shopping for docking stations in particular can be overwhelming. What if your...

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