This cable is perfect for hooking up your Apple laptop (Thunderbolt2 Port) to VGA enabled devices, such as projectors and monitors by utilizing your mini-DVI port. Durably constructed, this cable allows you to use your mini-DVI port to output a VGA signal that is compatible with components possessing a VGA port, including televisions featuring a VGA connection. Wouldn't playing computer games, watching downloaded movies, or anything else done on your Apple laptop be even better displayed on your home monitor or HDTV? This cable will allow you to do so Mini DVI was used on the 12" PowerBook G4 with the exception of the first generation which used Mini VGA. Mac's that are newer than 2008 should have a mini Display Port.