Tiny adapter adds 480GB SSD and HDMI to your MacBook [Review]

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Minix Neo Storage Pro with MacBook
Minix Neo Storage Pro combines an SSD, USB-A and HDMI in a clip-on package.
Photo: Minix

Apple doesn’t make it easy to upgrade your MacBook. But the Minix Neo Storage Pro does. Clip this to your laptop to add 480GB of storage capacity. Even better, the multiport adapter also includes an HDMI port and a USB-A port for connecting legacy accessories. And there’s a Thunderbolt 3 port, too.

I’ve been testing the Neo Storage Pro for weeks. Here’s how well it works in regular use.

Enhance your MacBook with 4 awesome accessories on sale this Memorial Day weekend [Deals]

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Memorial Day Sale- MacBook Accessories
Ring in Memorial Day by upgrading your MacBook game.
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Lots of us are spending more time at our laptops than ever before, so even a little enhancement goes a long way. That’s why we put together this roundup of four great MacBook accessories.

Any one of them can take your work-from-home setup to the next level. And all four of them are on sale right now.

Espresso Displays makes the gorgeous external touchscreen your MacBook needs [Review]

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Espresso Displays looks great.
Espresso Displays makes an add-on screen you’ll be happy to use with your Mac for days at a time.
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Espresso Displays produces premium external screens compatible with both MacBooks and iPad Pro. And these offer 10-point touch, creating the touchscreen Mac so many have asked for.

Studies have shown that a second display can make you up to 50% more productive. We tested a prototype from Espresso Displays to see if this very slim and light LCD monitor lives it up to its promise.

Bring MagSafe-style breakaway to your USB-C devices [Deals]

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EVRI Magnetic Tip USB Cable for MacBook & USB C
Charge and transfer data quickly and safely with this high-throughput, breakaway USB-C cable.
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Charging up can be a hassle for a number of reasons. First, it takes up valuable time. Additionally, when it comes to using USB-C, it’s also a risk — if you trip over the cable, it could mean a crashing end for your phone or laptop.

Tiny MacBook adapter unites 480GB SSD, Thunderbolt 3 and HDMI

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Minix Neo Storage Pro with MacBook
Minix Neo Storage Pro combines an SSD, USB-A and HDMI in a clip-on package.
Photo: Minix

Minix Neo Storage Pro is a 480GB solid-state drive that’s also a USB-C multi-port adapter. Plug it into a MacBook and it expands the storage capacity, while also adding HDMI and USB-A ports. And there’s also an accessible Thunderbolt 3 port.

Easily mount an iPad to expand your MacBook screen real estate [Deals]

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Mountie iPad
This grip is optimized to mount large tablet screens to your laptop, for a great multi-screen experience.
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Even if we’re not at the office anymore, we’re getting more screen time than ever. From video conferences to streaming shows and, well, working, we’re leaning on our MacBooks more than ever. This tool for attaching tablets and phones to the side of any laptop makes it easy to maximize your digital workspace.

FlashDock multiport hub also adds 2TB of MacBook storage

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Commotron FlashDock is on Kickstarter
FlashDock is small in size but big in storage capacity. And look at all those ports.
Photo: Commotron

FlashDock solves two limitations in Apple’s MacBooks. Not only does it bring an array of legacy ports to Apple laptops, this very portable USB-C hub includes up to 2TB of storage.

And it does so for less than the cost of building additional storage capacity into a macOS laptop.

Pick up the perfect Incase bag for your MacBook and other gear [Deals]

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Incase Nylon
Easily carry and protect your 15" laptop with a durable 18.5" ballistic nylon backpack, or an impact-absorbing laptop bag.
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Traveling with your laptop can be nerve-wracking. For many of us, our computers are our livelihoods, so the very idea of them becoming lost or damaged is downright unacceptable. That makes protecting your MacBook with a quality case a no-brainer.