Instantly add battery and storage capacity to your Mac, and more [Week’s Best Deals]

Charge and sync your iPhone, iPod, or iPad with these official Apple cables.
Charge and sync your iPhone, iPod, or iPad with these official Apple cables.
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This week’s saw some especially tempting deals, so we’ve done what we always do and gathered the best of the bunch. From a replacement set of Lightning cables, to an external battery that’s basically a portable wall outlet, a seamless solution to add gigs of space to your hard drive, and a set of sports-ready bluetooth headphones. This is the top of the week’s heap, folks — take a look:

Stock up on Apple-certified Lightning cables before yours breaks [Deals]

Get these 3 Apple-certified Lightning cables and make sure you're never without one when you need it.
Get these 3 Apple-certified Lightning cables and make sure you're never without one when you need it.
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The slim Lightning cables that come with our iPhones serve as their lifeline, but they sure are fragile. If you’ve had one for more than a few weeks, you’ve seen it get frayed, cut, scuffed, and generally put through the ringer. It’s only sensible to have a backup lying around, or three — right now you can get a trio of MFi-certified Lightning cables for a big discount, $21.99 at Cult of Mac Deals.

Get a VR headset with stereo sound, and more [Week’s best deals]

Get a top shelf VR experience without paying a top shelf price.
Get a top shelf VR experience without paying a top shelf price.
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We find great deals on the regular, but this week we’ve found some especially awesome gear and gadgets on sale. We’ve got a virtual reality headset that’ll blow your mind without breaking your bank, lessons in developing for the upcoming, game-changing iOS 10, a pair of extra-long, MFi-certified Lightning cables, and a tool that will transform the way you use PDFs. Take a look:

2 extra-long Lightning cables for the price of 1 [Deals]

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Get two, 10-foot long, MFi-Certified Lightning cables for the price of a single standard 3-foot one.
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Considering they’re the lifelines for the most important devices in our lives, Lightning cables sure are fragile and, at just 3 feet, short. Odds are your own cable’s already frayed or nicked if you’ve had it for more than a couple months, time for a replacement. Lucky for you, there’s a chance to add length and life to the cable you use to charge and transfer data between your devices, twice. You can get two 10-foot long, MFi-Certified Lightning cables for just $14.99 at Cult of Mac Deals.

Run Windows or Linux apps straight from your Mac dock [Week’s Best Deals]

Secure your phone or GPS on the road, but please don't use it to play Pokemon Go.
Secure your phone or GPS on the road, but please don't use it to play Pokemon Go.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Another week, another grip of great new deals on gadgets and gear. This round, we’ve got a dead simple solution for running your favorite Windows and Linux apps right out of your OS X dock, a top notch phone mount for driving, steel-sheathed Lightning cables, and comprehensive data recovery for your iOS devices. Everything here is super useful and super discounted, take a look: