These are efficient and practical pieces of equipment meant for those people who have a new laptop with latest connectors but still require power and use several of their older USB devices. USB C Hubs are simple, small and lightweight with three sockets. You can easily carry it along with the new laptop when you are on the go. Also, another added advantage is that you get to plug these hubs directly into your computer without having to require another separate adapter.
Docking stations are essential devices whose requirement can be felt when you have to get back to your office. Docking stations have multiple numbers of sockets which make it easily possible for you to connect your laptop with other peripheral devices, for instance, a full-sized keyboard or even a large display monitor. Besides, including a type C ports, these adapters are also able to include Ethernet connections with various USB 3 ports. These come in handy when you have to give presentations in high-quality displays or similar other uses. Docking stations include outputs which can even provide high-quality HDMI resolutions. Besides these, they also have audio jacks and slots for SD cards.
At least, till the time comes when all manufactures finally decide to offer us one port which is the standard for all devices, it will be highly beneficial for us to use one thumb drive which can connect with both standard plugs and USB C plugs. These thumb drives are for a dual purpose, and they have two built-in plugs. Thus you will be able to fit the correct socket with the type of port which will match that type along with the proper speed. This can either be USB A or a USB C.