[CES 2012] Targus falls head over heels with the USB 3.0 standard this CES, where they have added new members to the USB accessory family that will include the market’s first USB 3.0 docking station, which is the Targus USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Dual Video Docking Station with Power. Other than that, there are also the Targus USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Video Adapter and the Targus USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Dual Video Adapter. These devices will basically enable you to hook up your peripherals in order to take advantage of the superior speed and power that comes along with USB 3.0 connectivity, and off one’s mind, you can be sure that data transfer buffs will find this to be the primary reason of picking either one of three up. The Targus USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Dual Video Docking Station with Power will boast a quartet of USB 2.0 ports and a couple of USB 3.0 ports, helping you connect a wide range of portable accessories including hard drives, smartphones, and cameras amongst others. Not only that, there is also a patent-pending integrated universal laptop charging feature which plays nice with the majority of most 90W notebooks. In addition, you have a DVI-I to VGA adapter and a HDMI to DVI-D adapter; audio In/Out ports, and security lock slot – making sure your notebook connected to this peripheral remains secured even when you’re gone. Expect to pay $249.99 for this puppy.
As for the Targus USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Video Adapter, it allows you to enhance your workspace in a jiffy by letting you drop another monitor for added viewing space, and can also hook up to a plasma TV, LCD or an LED TV in order to deliver HD graphics and video of up to 1920 x 1080 resolution. This device is a whole lot more affordable at $79.99 each.
Last but not least, there is the Targus USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Dual Video Adapter that delivers the ability to set up three displays simultaneously, boasting dual video ports, 1x DVI-I and 1x HDMI and supports up to 2048 x 1152 resolution. You will have to pony up $99.99 if you want one of these.