Best Mac accessories of 2016

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Best Mac accessories 2016
From dongles to docks, these are the year's best Mac accessories.
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2016 Year in Review Cult of Mac We value our Mac computers. Whether on a desk or in a lap, they help us complete many life tasks. But you and your machine wouldn’t make it without reliable accessories — especially now that we live in the USB-C era.

Storage drives, hubs with extra ports, a good pair of headphones, maybe a bag to carry your tech — all these Mac accessories play important roles. They often remain unsung, but sometimes come through to help us avoid a devastating loss of hardware or important work.

So if you are looking to bolster your Mac support team, look no further than this list of some of Cult of Mac’s favorites accessories from 2016 for iMacs, MacBooks and MacBook Pros.

How do you beat light pollution? Try 40 OLED displays.

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The beauty of the aurora borealis, as seen on a giant wall of screens.
The beauty of the aurora borealis, as seen on a giant wall of screens.
Photo: LG Electronics

The perfect 4K USB-C monitor for your MacBook [Review]

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This stunning 4K LG Display plays nicely with USB-C.
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The upcoming 2016 MacBook Pro is rumored to feature only USB-C ports, much like last year’s MacBook refresh.

If you’re hoping to get an external display to go with your shiny new laptop, right now the options are somewhat limited. Luckily, the stunning new LG Electronics 27UD88 monitor will provide you with everything you need.

Check out our video review below.

The cutting edge in monitors is UltraWide with a lovely curve

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LG UltraWide monitor
The latest LG UltraWide monitor sets a new standard for immersive viewing.
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LG shows off its latest UltraWide monitor with a little help from DevinSuperTramp

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LG's new line of UltraWide monitors allow for shooting and editing in aspect ratios usually reserved for the pros.
LG's new line of UltraWide monitors allow for shooting and editing in aspect ratios usually reserved for the pros.
Photo: LG Electronics

None more black: LG’s OLED displays show that nothing is really something

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Black colors and contrast: A regular LCD TV versus an LG OLED TV.
Black colors and contrast: A regular LCD TV versus an LG OLED TV.
Photo: LG Electronics

Conquer YouTube (and win $10,000) with LG’s Dream Setup competition

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LG is offering $10,000 and a chance for budding vloggers to build the computer rig they've always wanted as part of its Dream Setup competition.
LG is offering $10,000 and a chance for budding vloggers to build the computer rig they've always wanted as part of its Dream Setup competition.
Photo: LG

World’s first 34-inch, 21:9 curved display delivers truly immersive views

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With it's giant 21:9 curved face, the LG 34UC97 UltraWide display delivers stunningly crisp imagery. Photo: LG Electronics
With it's giant 21:9 curved face, the LG 34UC97 UltraWide display delivers stunningly crisp imagery. Photo: LG Electronics

Even Apple’s rivals want the iWatch to succeed

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Samsung and LG are hoping Apple can light the way when it comes to wearables.

Apple could be less than one week away from unveiling its long-awaited iWatch, and surprisingly for an industry as competitive as tech, pretty much everyone is rooting on it to succeed.

The reason? Because once Apple cracks open a market and shows how it can be done, everyone else can dive in and make more money.