This laptop stand hides underneath your MacBook [Deals]

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MOFT- The _Invisible_ Laptop Stand
Stick a slim, lightweight laptop stand right to the bottom of your laptop.
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If you’re a mobile worker, you need a lift for your laptop so that your neck doesn’t get a permanent crease. But laptops are supposed to be portable, and most laptop stands are anything but that. But thanks to clever origami-style engineering, the MOFT hides right underneath your laptop.

Get a notepad designed with your desk in mind [Deals]

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This cleverly designed notepad stays out of the way and well within reach.
This cleverly designed notepad stays out of the way and well within reach.
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With all the technology at our disposal, there’s still plenty of room for a good old fashioned pad of paper. But that doesn’t mean there’s no room for the notepad to change. In fact, since our desktops are dominated by tech, it’s time for the notepad to catch up.

USB 3.2 update gets faster and maybe less confusing

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USB-C cable
You can’t tell which version of the USB standard a cable uses just by looking at it.
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The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today released a description of the next version of USB.  This brings welcome improvements in data transfer speeds, and USB 3.2 also attempts to remedy some of the confusion the public experiences trying to understand what USB products offer.

ThunderMag revives MagSafe for Thunderbolt 3 connections

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ThunderMag replaces MagSafe for USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 connections.
ThunderMag replaces MagSafe for USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 connections.
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MagSafe break-away cables were a great way to keep MacBooks from getting damaged but Apple stopped using them as part of the transition to USB-C.  ThunderMag is a new accessory that replicates this feature.

Its inventor claims there’s no data or charging slowdowns, as have plagued earlier attempts to replace MacSafe.

Juice up two MacBook Pros with one USB-C charger [Deals]

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This sleek battery has enough juice to charge four devices at once, including two laptops via USB-C.
This sleek battery has enough juice to charge four devices at once, including two laptops via USB-C.
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Power is everything, especially when it comes to portable technology. So as we leave outlets behind, it pays to have a battery that can make up the difference. Luckily, batteries have been evolving along with the rest of the tech we use.

Side Kick cable manager eliminates usual tangled mess

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Side Kick cable manager
If you miss the pop out tabs, Side Kick will bring order to your MacBook cord.
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Logan Bailey will not rest until he has tamed every last tangled MacBook charging cord.

He made inroads in 2017 with the Side Winder, a reel that mounts the charging brick in the middle and pulls in both ends of the cord with a few twists.

Now, Bailey returns with the Side Kick, a square-shaped collapsible cable winder that sticks to the side of the charging brick. It comes to the rescue of new MacBook Pro users who are discovering Apple made changes to the charging cord.

Recharge your iPad in a flash with Satechi’s sleek new charger

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The Satechi 75W Dual Type-C PD Travel Charger has ports for all your gadgets.
The Satechi 75W Dual Type-C PD Travel Charger has ports for all your gadgets.
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CES 2019 bugUnlike Apple’s wall chargers that have just a single USB-C port, the Satechi 75W Dual Type-C PD Travel Charger has a pair of them. It also boasts two USB-A ports.

Satechi also just used the Consumer Electronic Show to launch a cheaper 30W Dual-Port Wall Charger.

Deck out your MacBook ahead of Black Friday [Deals]

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We've rounded up some of the best deals on the best accessories for MacBook.
We've rounded up some of the best deals on the best accessories for MacBook.
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Pretty much every MacBook user can benefit from a good accessory. So we’ve rounded up some of the best deals on the best peripherals for MacBooks, just in time for Black Friday. Below you’ll find great deals on USB adapters, docking stands, breakaway cables and more!