Upgrade your workspace with this charging desk pad

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This charging desk pad is the perfect work from home upgrade
This charging desk pad is the perfect work-from-home upgrade.
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Unfortunately, it looks like we’ll be spending more time working from home this year. Is your workspace set up to help you be more productive than ever in 2021?

If you already updated to a standing desk and tweaked your workflow with some great apps, maybe you should consider upgrading the gadgets you use at your workstation. This KeySmart TaskPad Wireless Charging Desk Pad will keep your devices fully charged and ready to go while you work.

Save $20 on Twelve South’s brilliant HiRise Wireless charger for iPhone

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Twelve South HiRise Wireless for iPhone
Get the brilliant HiRise Wireless for 20% less.
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Twelve South’s terrific HiRise charging stand has gone wireless. The newest model offers fast charging speeds and a 2-in-1 design that makes it easy to take it anywhere. Get yours today for $20 less.

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This tiny charger juices up your iPhone and MacBook [Review]

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Aukey Omnia Mix review
Don’t let the small size of the Aukey Omnia Mix fool you.
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The Aukey Omnia Mix wall charger offers a USB-C port that can handle anything from an iPhone to a MacBook. It’s palm-size but the 65W portable power adapter also includes a USB-A port for other electronics, like an Apple Watch.

My real-world testing included using the affordable charger with multiple Apple devices. Here’s how it stood up.

New MagicMount puts MagSafe to work in the car

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Scosche MagicMount MSC is a mount, not a charger.
The Scosche MagicMount MSC holds the Apple MagSafe charger in your car.
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CES 2021 bug Take your Apple MagSafe on the go with the Scosche MagicMount MSC. Designed for in-car use, this mount comes in versions that attach to air vents, cup holders or windows.

The company also used CES 2021 to unveil fresh PowerVolt USB-C car and wall chargers.

Anker’s clever wireless power bank clings to iPhone 12 with magnets

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Anker Magnetic Wireless Power Bank doesn’t support MagSafe.
The Anker Magnetic Wireless Power Bank attaches to an iPhone 12 when needed, but is easily removable.
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CES 2021 bugAnker’s latest external battery uses magnets to attach itself to an iPhone 12 for wireless charging. It enables the handset to juice up while it’s being used on the move.

The accessory maker also unveiled at CES 2021 a 3-in-1 wireless charger with an removable 10,000 mAh battery.

Satechi iPhone 12 charging stand also juices up AirPods

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Satechi Aluminum 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand was unveiled at CES 2021.
The Satechi Aluminum 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand looks great on a night stand.
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CES 2021 bugSatechi on Tuesday took the wraps off an aluminum stand that makes use of the magnets Apple built into the iPhone 12. It elevates the handset while charging it, making the screen easier to see. The stand also includes an AirPods charger.

Belkin MagSafe charger juices up both iPhone 12 and AirPods

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Belkin BoostCharge Pro 2-in-1 Wireless Charger Stand with MagSafe is a lot of name.
Easily make FaceTime calls with Belkin’s new charging stand that supports the iPhone 12 series’ MagSafe system.
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CES 2021 bugThe Belkin Boost↑Charge Pro 2-in-1 Wireless Charger Stand with MagSafe uses magnets to hold an iPhone 12 up where it can be more easily seen. And it includes a pad for AirPods cases that support wireless charging.

In addition, Belkin also unveiled the SoundForm Freedom True Wireless Earbuds on Monday, the first day of CES 2021. These truly wireless headphones offer environmental noise cancellation and 8 hours of playback.

Power 5 devices at once with Satechi Dock5 charging station

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Satechi Dock5 Multi-Device Charging Station launched at CES 2021.
The Satechi Dock5 Multi-Device Charging Station provides a place to put your phones and tablets while they charge.
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CES 2021 bugThe Satechi Dock5 Multi-Device Charging Station is designed for homes with lots of electronics that need juicing up. It boasts multiple USB-C and USB-A ports, slots to hold four phones, tablets or other gadgets while they charge, as well as a single wireless charging pad.

It was unveiled at CES 2021, which kicked off Monday.

Minix 4-port portable charger can power all your gear [Review]

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Minix Neo P2 review
The Minix Neo P2 can charge any MacBook at full speed. Or power up four devices at once.
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There are so many electronic devices scattered around our homes and offices that a multi-port charger makes sense. The Minix Neo P2 can share up to 100 watts of power with a MacBook, iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch all at the same time. Or it can charge your Mac at full power. Plus, the wall adapter is portable and can be used in power sockets around the world.

I used the accessory as my primacy charger for weeks to keep almost all my devices going. Here’s how it stood up in the real world.

This mobile charger quickly juices up MacBook and iPhone simultaneously [Review]

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Aukey Omnia Mix3 Charger review
The Aukey Omnia Mix3 Charger is smaller than Apple’s MacBook one, but boasts 3x as many ports.
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The Aukey Omnia Mix3 90W 3-Port PD Charger can juice up your MacBook Pro at nearly full speed. Or it can power your iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch all at the same time.

Since Apple stopped bundling chargers with its iPhones, but they do come with a Lightning to USB-C cable, now is a good time to consider a multi-port USB-C solution like this one.

I put the Aukey wall charger to the test powering up my devices. Read on to see how well it did.