My daughter's two year old Macbook Pro 13" just had it's backlight go SOUTH! The video processing and card are fine so I figure, for now, I can have her use is as a desktop if I can get a Thunderbolt to VGA adapter. I can hook up an external LCD monitor without having to SPEND a FORTUNE for a MAC T-bolt dedicated monitor!
Would this adapter at Staples qualify? I already bought the larger mini-DVI to VGA only to find I mistook a Thunderbolt port for something else and I need to return that. The only other adapter they have is this one called a Mini-display port.
Obviously this is NOT a Thunderbolt port, but I read somewhere that one can have something that FITS a T-bolt port and still work as a monitor out cable. Like this: