Always on the go? Stay charged with a pair of MFi-certified Lightning cables [Deals]

These two, 2-meter long Lightning cables are going for less than a single, standard one.
This pair of 2-meter Lightning cables is going for less than a single usually costs.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Whether you need an extra Lightning cable for the office or the weekend getaway bag, it’s always clutch to have a spare. And, let’s be honest, the standard Lightning cable that came with your iPhone has probably seen better days. Usually running upward of $20, this 2-meter, MFi-certified Lightning cable set costs just $12.99 — a total of 77 percent off the normal price. With a reach of 2 meters, you won’t have to worry about getting out of bed in the middle of Game of Thrones to charge your iPhone.

Buy now: Pick up a pair of 2-meter MFi-certified Lightning cables at 77 percent less than what you’d normally pay.

Withings’ futuristic scale measures cardiac health

The Body Cardio uses PWV to measure your heart's health.
The Body Cardio uses PWV to measure your heart's health.
Photo: Withings

Getting a checkup on the old ticker used to require a visit to the doctor, but thanks to Withings’ incredibly smart new device, soon all you’ll need to do is put your feet on a scale.

The new Withings Body Cardio is trying to completely change the expectations of the modern scale by adding a technology called Pulse Wave Velocity to get a holistic view of your health by measuring your weight, BMI, body composition, and most important of all, cardiac health.

Any time, any place, keep your Apple devices juiced [Deals]

Wirelessly charge your Apple Watch, and up to 4 USB devices all at once.
Juice up your Apple Watch and three USB devices with this handy charger.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

We take our iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and MacBooks everywhere with us, which means there are that many more chances for a dead battery (and a lot fewer available outlets). Whether at home, in a packed car, on a plane or in another country, these Apple chargers will make sure you’ve got access to power when you need it.

How to transfer your iPhone media to Mac (and back again)

Back up your iPhone to your Mac on the go.
Back up your iPhone to your Mac on the go.
Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac

Want a quick way to move your photos, music and documents from your iPhone to your Mac? What about backing up your iPhone on the go?

iKlips Duo is an innovative little gadget that will do both. It’s a well-made, MFi-certified USB stick that lets you connect to your iPhone (or iPad) via its Lightning port and to your Mac via a USB 3 port. Toss it in your bag and rest assured that you’ve always got a way to get your data off your iOS device.

It’s simple, easy and doesn’t require iTunes or iCloud. Here’s how to transfer your iPhone media to your Mac or PC, and then put it back, if you like, using the iKlips Duo.

iPhone drive adds storage, stays out of your way [Reviews]

SanDisk iXpand flash drive
You'll barely even know the SanDisk iXpand is there.
Photo: Evan Killham/Cult of Mac

Budget-minded iPhone owners have gotten used to making do with a meager 16GB of memory on their devices, but it’s annoying and may not be worth the money you’ve saved. But the market has no shortage of iPhone-friendly flash drives to make your life easier, and the new version of the SanDisk iXpand is one of the cooler ones we’ve seen.

Not only does it offer a bunch of different storage sizes and a really slick app to keep everything straight, but the makers also designed it to be as unobtrusive as possible. Basically, you can keep it plugged into your iPhone all the time, and you’ll barely even notice it. And that’s more than we can say about most of the phone accessories we carry around.