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Charge Apple devices from almost any power source with this 5-in-1 multiport cable [Review] ★★★★☆

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Charge your Apple devices from almost any power source with this 6-in-1 multiport cable★★★★☆
Never find yourself without an iPhone charger if you add inCharge X to your keychain.
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It’s happened to all of us. Your iPhone battery is on empty and there are plenty of chargers around but no Lightning cable. The same thing can happen with a iPad and even a Mac. The inCharge X from Rolling Square is just what you need. It’s tiny enough for you to take it everywhere, but adaptable enough to enable almost any type of Apple device to get power from almost any charger.

Rolling Square also makes inCharge X Max, which is just as flexible but with a 5-foot cable built in.

I tested both. Here’s why I think they’re brilliant.

Zagg Pro Mouse charges wirelessly, pairs with multiple computers

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Zagg Pro Mouse charges wirelessly, pairs with multiple computers
Zagg Pro Mouse can easily flip between several computers.
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Zagg built plenty of features into its new Pro Mouse. That include support for wireless charging so keeping it topped up just means occasionally placing it on a charging mat.

And the Bluetooth accessory can pair with Mac, MacBook and iPad simultaneously so it’s ready to switch to whichever one you’re using. Plus it works on glass.

Logitech mechanical mini keyboard makes superb Mac companion [Review] ★★★★☆

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Logitech mechanical mini keyboard makes superb Mac companion [Review]★★★★☆
Mac users looking for a small mechanical, keyboard should consider this one from Logitech.
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The Logitech MX Mechanical Mini is a keyboard optimized for Mac. It features low-profile mechanical switches and backlighting, and can be paired with up to three computers

I’ve been using the Bluetooth keyboard in my home office for weeks. Here’s why I’ve come to love it.

Belkin’s new mount turns iPhone into ultimate Mac webcam

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Craig using Camera Continuity on macOS
The Belkin iPhone Mount with MagSafe is here now that macOS Ventura and Continuity Camera are nearing launch.
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Continuity Camera in macOS Ventura upgrades video calls by bringing the iPhone’s high-res camera to the Mac. But a way to attach the handset to the laptop is necessary. That’s where Belkin’s iPhone Mount with MagSafe comes in.

With macOS launching soon, it’s time for the accessory to debut, too.

Kensington’s new 11-port dock offers Macs super-fast Thunderbolt 4 connections

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Kensington's new 11-port dock offers Macs super-fast Thunderbolt 4 connections
Connect a wide array of accessories to a Mac with the Kensington SD5780T Thunderbolt 4 dock.
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The Kensington SD5780T is a desktop dock that connects to a Mac over Thunderbolt 4 at up to 40 Gbps. And it includes almost a dozen ports of various types to enable to everything from a mouse to a high-speed external drive.

The dock can also fast charge a MacBook.

This tiny 1 TB SSD connects to all your computers [Review]

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OWC Envoy Pro mini review
OWC Envoy Pro mini is both a small thumbdrive and a powerful external SSD.
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The OWC Envoy Pro mini is a small external SSD with both USB-C and USB-A connectors so it works with Mac and iPad but also Windows, Android and more. It’s rugged, fast and comes with up to 1TB of storage.

I ran the tiny drive through a battery of tests. It passed with flying colors.

New Logitech mechanical mini keyboard is designed for Mac

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New Logitech mechanical keyboard is designed for Mac
The MX Mechanical Mini keyboard and Lift mouse are part of Logitech's new "Designed for Mac" collection.
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Logitech just launched its first mechanical keyboard optimized for Mac. The MX Mechanical Mini features low-profile switches and backlighting.

It’s joined by the MX Master 3S mouse and the Lift mouse in Logitech’s new “Designed for Mac” collection.

Rugged enclosure easily converts SSDs into external Mac drives [Review] ★★★★★

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Satechi USB-C Aluminum Tool-Free Enclosure review: For M.2 NVMe or SATA SSD★★★★★
Easily turn an M.2 NVMe or SATA SSD into a drive for your Mac or iPad with this enclosure from Satechi.
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The Satechi USB-C Aluminum Tool-Free Enclosure allows M.2 PCIe NVMe and SATA solid state drives to be easily added to a Mac or iPad. The rugged enclosure includes a USB-C port for wide compatibility.

I installed an SSD into Satechi’s enclosure and tested it in my home office. It was as simple as one could hope.

Get seriously productive with MacTigr mechanical keyboard for Mac [Review] ★★★★★

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Das Keyboard MacTigr review★★★★★
The Das Keyboard MacTigr is a durable mechanical keyboard made specifically for Mac.
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Das Keyboard’s MacTigr is specifically for Mac users looking to get serious work done. It uses top-quality mechanical switches in a 105-key layout, and adds on Mac-specific keys as well as other bonus features.

I tested the low-profile keyboard in my home office. Here’s why I’m so impressed.