So far Thunderbolt accessory offerings have been fairly limited and conventional. There are several external storage solutions with Thunderbolt support but the only advantage they provide over USB 3.0 or eSATA solutions is higher bandwidth. What's more, to achieve such bandwidth you either need a multi-bay enclosure with several hard drives in RAID mode or an SSD based setup. Apple's Thunderbolt Display (ATD) is certainly one of the more unique Thunderbolt peripherals as it functions as a dock as well, but at $999 it's quite expensive unless you're already looking for a gorgeous 27" 2560x1440 display. There has not been a simple dock-like product with the most frequently used ports--basically like the ATD but without the display. We have some good news in this...

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