if your MacBook has Thunderbolt ports, likely that you will be using them to hook up with a Thunderbolt display and probably, a Thunderbolt external hard drive and as such, when the time comes for you to bring your MacBook out for a spin, you won’t want to be detaching and reattaching those cables. and those cables are probably not alone cos’ there are likely more stuff being connected to your MacBook such as an Ethernet cable, other USB peripherals and perhaps, even desktop speakers. with the Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock (F4U055tt), the chore of unplugging and plugging will be a thing of the past. this updated, uber sleek docking solution for your Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Pro or MacBook Air comes with three USB 3.0 ports, one FireWire 800 port, one Gigabit Ethernet port, a pair of Thunderbolt ports and a duo of 3.5mm audio in- and output jack. this gadget not only helps in cutting the cable clutter on your desktop but it also expands the number of I/Os available to your I/O-scarce MacBook. dropping this quarter with a not-so-affordable sticker of $299.99 a pop. another look at the ports after the break.