Add dual 4K monitors to M1 MacBooks with Hyper’s new adapters

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Add dual 4K monitors to M1 MacBooks with Hyper's new adapters
With the HyperDrive Dual 4K HDMI 3-in-1 USB-C Adapter you can easily connect a pair of displays to an M1 MacBook.
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A pair of adapters just launched by Hyper let MacBooks with an Apple M1 processor connect to dual HDMI monitors. Apple says the macOS notebooks can only use one external display, but users found a workaround. And Hyper built this workaround into its latest accessories.

There’s a basic HyperDrive Dual 4K HDMI adapter, plus a second version that offers additional ports.

Add convenient media controls and 6 ports to iPad with one USB-C hub [Review]

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HyperDrive 6-in-1 USB-C Media Hub review
Kit out your iPad with physical media controls as well as six commonly used ports.
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The popular Apple Magic Keyboard turns an iPad into a laptop, but unlike some rivals, it doesn’t include physical media controls. However, the HyperDrive 6-in-1 USB-C Media Hub adds these advanced options. And that’s only the start, as it also includes ports for connecting a monitor, headphones and a range of useful USB-A accessories.

I love it. Here’s why.

Expand your iMac’s connectivity with new HyperDrive multi-port USB-C hubs

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The new HyperDrive hubs attach to your iMac, allowing easy port access.
The new HyperDrive hubs attach to your iMac, allowing easy port access.
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Accessories maker Hyper rolled out new HyperDrive 6-in-1 and 5-in-1 USB-C hubs today to expand what you can do with your 2021 24-inch iMac. And they look pretty good doing it, too.

The two new hubs don’t just add connectivity options with a variety of ports. They also clamp right onto the bottom of your iMac and feature faceplates in seven colors to match your machine.

HyperJuice 4-in-1 MagSafe wireless charger stand folds up for easy transport

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HyperJuice 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Stand folds for easy transport
HyperJuice 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Stand holds up an iPhone 12 and Apple Watch, and can juice up AirPods too. And it folds!
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The HyperJuice 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Stand includes a MagSafe-compatible charger and an Apple Watch charger. In its base are two more charging pads for AirPods and/or another phone.

Plus, Sanho’s stand offers a couple of tricks. It can fold flat to go into a backpack or suitcase. And it can get power from either USB-C or a DC charger.

Don’t miss these Prime Day deals on great iPhone, Mac and iPad accessories

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Don’t miss these Prime Day deals on great iPhone, Mac and iPad accessories
Prime Day can save you money on add-ones for your Apple Gear.
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Amazon’s Prime Day brings bargains on a range of accessories for your Apple devices. There are cases, keyboards, chargers, SSDs… lots of options and all below the regular prices.

There are savings on gear for iPhone Mac and iPad, but most of the deals expire on Tuesday. Don’t wait around.

HyperJuice magnetic iPhone 12 battery is handy but hefty [Review]

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The HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack matches the look of an iPhone 12.
HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack for iPhone 12 really simplifies on-the-go charging. It’s almost MagSafe, but not quite.
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The Sanho HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack magnetically clings to the back of an iPhone 12 series model, recharging it without wires, clips… anything else. It packs 5000mAh of power and a USB-C port too.

I put the MagSafe-like battery pack through real-world testing. Here’s what’s I found.

HyperJuice 5000mAh battery pack magnetically attaches to iPhone 12

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HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack for iPhone 12 adds 5000mAh to your handsets.
HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack for iPhone 12 charges the handset without wires, cases… anything else needed.
Photo: Sanho Hyper

HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack for iPhone 12 makes charging as easy as placing the power bank on the back of Apple’s latest handsets. The two devices will cling together while the iPhone is getting juiced up, no wires or clips necessary.

Hyper’s speedy USB-C hub is a port-lover’s dream

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HyperDrive GEN2 offers up to 18 ports.
Even the 18-port version of the HyperDrive GEN2 multiport hub isn’t much bigger than an iPhone.
Photo: Sanho

Sanho’s new HyperDrive GEN2 multiport hub doubles the data transfer speed, doubles the amount of power delivered, and doubles the video refresh rate compared to its predecessor.

And this USB-C hub truly takes the term “multi-port” to heart — there are versions with 6 ports, 12 ports and 18 ports.

Tiny HyperJuice 4-port charger pumps out 100 watts

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Sanho HyperJuice with MacBook, iPad, and more.
Sanho HyperJuice can charge all your Apple gear at once.
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Sanho calls its newly-unveiled HyperJuice “the smallest 100W charger on the market.” Despite the svelte design, it has a pair of USB-C ports that can put out 100W, dual USB-A ports that max out at 18W, and swappable power prongs.

It’s on Kickstarter now, available for well below the eventual regular price.