The Problem

[caption id="attachment_13" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Magsafe and Mini DisplayPort"]Magsafe and Mini DisplayPort[/caption] After a bunch of research, I figured out why no one has been able to make a comprehensive docking station for the new MacBook computers.  Apple's MagSafe Power Adapter and Mini DisplayPort connector are proprietary. There is talk of Apple licensing the Mini DisplayPort connector, but Apple isn't going to let someone else produce MagSafe connectors anytime soon. A dock without power isn't much of a dock.