This is where you’ll find all of the best deals on Mac accessories from top brands. Whether its thumb drive or MacBook stand, it’s here. Be sure to swing by our roundup for some of our favorite add-ons, too.
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This is where you’ll find all of the best deals on Mac accessories from top brands. Whether its thumb drive or MacBook stand, it’s here. Be sure to swing by our roundup for some of our favorite add-ons, too.
Amazon is offering the Samsung 27-inch 1080p 240Hz Curved Gaming Monitor (CRG5) for $299.99 shipped. Matched at Best Buy and Walmart. That’s $100 off the going rate found at retailers like Samsung and beats the lowest 2021 offer we have tracked by $30. If you’ve been on the hunt for a way to embrace high-refresh gaming, this monitor is here to save the day. Not only does it boast a 240Hz refresh rate, G-SYNC compatibility “demolishes image tears, stuttering and screen-lag for exceptionally smooth gaming.” Its 1500R curvature “wraps around your field of vision” for an even higher level of immersion. Connectivity options include HDMI, USB-A, and DisplayPort. Swing by our release coverage to learn more. Rated 4.7/5 stars. Continue reading to find more discounted monitors priced from $170.
Amazon is offering the Samsonite Xenon 3.0 Slim Backpack for $35.49 shipped. That’s $23 off the typical rate there and beats the lowest price we have tracked by $4. Bring home this premium Samsonite backpack and you’ll be ready to stow nearly any modern MacBook, Chromebook, or PC laptop with up to a 16-inch display. It boasts several compartments in addition to a quick stash pocket that’s perfect for holding sunglasses, a smartphone, and more. The dark colorway should pair nicely with the matte black craze we’ve seen hit the tech community over the last few years. Rated 4.7/5 stars. Continue reading to find more backpacks on sale and priced as low as $9.
Satechi’s official Amazon storefront is currently discounting a selection of its aluminum USB-C hubs for Prime members, headlined by the new On-The-Go Multiport Adapter at $79.99 shipped. Normally fetching $100, today’s offer amounts to 20% in savings, matches the all-time low set once before, and is still one of the very first discounts to date. As Satechi’s most recent USB-C hub, its new Multiport Adapter delivers plenty of I/O alongside the brand’s signature aluminum design to fit right in with the rest of your Apple setup. On top of 100W power passthrough, you’ll also benefit from a pair of USB-A slots, a USB-C data port, SD card readers, and Gigabit Ethernet. Rated 4.2/5 stars. Get a closer look in our launch coverage and then head below for more from $27.
Amazon is offering its Amazon Basics 13.3-inch Pro Sleeve for $8.69 Prime shipped. If you are not a Prime member, orders that exceed $25 will qualify for free shipping. That’s 38% off the price it has averaged over the last six months and marks the lowest offer we have tracked since July. This form-fitting laptop sleeve is ready to protect your beloved notebook from bumps, scratches, spills, and more. It boasts a lightweight and ultra-slim design, ensuring it won’t add much bulk to 13-inch MacBooks, PC laptops, or Chromebooks. The entire thing measures 14 by 1.2 by 10.5 inches and is backed by 1-year warranty. Rated 4.5/5 stars.
B&H Photo is offering the Seagate Expansion USB 3.0 12TB Desktop External Hard Drive for $199.99 shipped. Also at Adorama. For comparison, it had a list price at $300 on Amazon before selling out there, though it goes for around $255 at other retailers and similar models on Amazon fetch $260 right now. Further research shows that this price is the fourth-best offer that we’ve tracked so far this year, being beat by a mention at $198, $190, and $180 around World Storage Day. Offering 12TB of storage in a single device, this delivers plenty of space to keep videos, photos, and more backed up should an internal drive in your system fail. Plus, you can shuck the internal drive out of this enclosure to use it in a server, NAS, or for your Plex setup. Rated 4.6/5 stars from thousands of happy customers.
Satechi’s official Amazon storefront currently offers its R1 Aluminum iPad Stand for $27.99 shipped. Normally fetching $35, today’s offer amounts to 20% in savings, matches the all-time low, and undercuts the ongoing Satechi Mother’s Day sale. This aluminum stand will blend right in with your Apple setup thanks to a matching Space Gray finish. Alongside just looking the part, Satechi R1 delivers an adjustable design with two points of articulation for tweaking the height and viewing angle, making it a great accessory for using your iPad as a secondary display with Sidecar or just to elevate things during a Netflix binge. Rated 4.7/5 stars form over 670 customers.
Amazon is offering the SanDisk iXpand 128GB USB-C Flash Drive Luxe for $53 shipped. Shaving down from the usual $60, this rare discount is one of only two we’ve tracked and matches the all-time low price. The iXpand flash drive instantly adds 128GB of picture, video, and file storage to any and all of your Apple, USB-C, and Lightning devices. No more uploading and downloading from various cloud storage – now all of your photos and files are easily transferable and protected from crashes or lost/damaged phones. Can’t imagine needing quite so much extra space? The 64GB version is also on sale for just $40. Rated 4.4/5 stars on Amazon. See below for more.
Tonor Direct (98% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering its USB Microphone with Stand and Pop Filter for $14.99 Prime shipped with the code AGQDQ2DC at checkout. Generally fetching $30, and our last mention was $16.50, and today’s deal is a new all-time low that we’ve tracked and marks a 50% discount from its normal price. If you’re currently working from home and constantly taking Zoom calls, or you’re trying to start up a Twitch stream, having a quality mic is crucial to both tasks. This microphone requires nothing more than a free USB 2.0 port and doesn’t even need drivers installed to function. The cardioid pickup pattern helps block out unwanted noises from outside of the microphone’s range and the included shock mount helps cut down on vibrations. Plus, you’ll even get a pop filter to help clean up your audio even more. Rated 4.6/5 stars from thousands of happy customers.
AnkerDirect via Amazon currently offers its PowerExpand Elite 13-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 Dock for $199.99 shipped. Down from its usual $250 going rate, you’re saving 20% with today’s offer marking the second-best price we’ve seen to date. This 13-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 dock expands the I/O of your Mac with a single cable. On top of sending 85W of power passthrough to your machine, it’ll also yield a 4K HDMI output, Gigabit Ethernet, two USB-C slots, four USB-A ports, and SD card readers. There’s a matching aluminum finish that’ll blend right in with the rest of your Apple setup, too. Rated 4.2/5 stars from 620 customers and you can get a closer look in our Tested with 9to5Toys review. Head below for more.
Satechi is launching a new Mother’s Day sale that’s taking 15% off its entire selection of Apple accessories, chargers, and more. Just apply code FORMOM at checkout to lock-in the savings. Shipping varies per order. Out top pick this time around is the new Aluminum 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand at $50.99. Normally fetching $60, today’s offer matches our previous mention for the second-best price to date.
Satechi’s new 2-in-1 charging stand delivers MagSafe compatibility to your iPhone 12 with a magnetic design that gives off a floating form-factor for refueling your device at the desktop or nightstand. There’s also a secondary 5W Qi pad underneath that can refuel AirPods and more. Rated 4.8/5 stars and you can get a closer look in our hands-on review. Head below for more.
One of the perks of working from home is that in many instances you can set your office up just the way you like. Not just with your favorite furniture, but also sleek-looking hardware and peripherals. For some, new Forest and Arctic Camo styles of the Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse styles could prove to be a visual upgrade for their workspace. Features are in line with the lineup of Microsoft’s standard and vibrant Bluetooth mouse variants, meaning users can expect 12-month battery life, a modern shape, and more. Continue reading for additional details.
The latest RapidX gizmo has arrived, and it wants to turn a standard wall outlet into a stand and all-in-one charging base. RapidX MyCharging Station is able to power up to seven devices at once by adding Qi, USB-C PD, and USB-A ports to your existing outlet while also keeping both AC slots ready and waiting. Buyers only have to remove the AC cover and plug in RapidX MyCharging Station to get up and running, making it a much easier solution to install when compared with fully swapping out an outlet for one with USB-C. Continue reading to learn more.
ViewSonic has taken the wraps off four new monitors. Each display is aimed squarely at satisfying the modern needs that require many folks to be able to work from anywhere. Two units wield a built-in webcam, one USB-C powered model features a “featherlight” design, and there’s even a massive 34-inch ViewSonic UltraWide monitor with a Type-C hub and 90-watt passthrough charging. Spanning three display categories, ViewSonic’s new monitor portfolio goes all-in on a future where the thought of working remotely is fully embraced. Continue reading to learn more.
Thousandshores Inc (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering the iClever Wireless Keyboard for $16.99 Prime shipped with the code 5OSDWCZP and when you clip the on-page coupon. Down 50% from its normal going rate once you stack the discounts, today’s deal marks one of the best prices that we’ve tracked all-time. If you’re looking for a compact desk upgrade, this is it. Not only does it ditch the cord, allowing for a cleaner workspace, but it’s also fairly compact for smaller setups. Instead of Bluetooth, this keyboard also relies on a 2.4GHz wireless dongle, making it more versatile for desk setups. Rated 4.5/5 stars.
Anker never seems to quit. The brand has unleashed several new products lately, and many of them unfortunately tend to fly under the radar. Some of what we’ve seen over the last month or so include new Soundcore Bluetooth speakers, its first MagSafe cases, a PowerWave Sense iPhone stand, and a Thunderbolt 4 Hub that turns a single port into three. Today we’ve discovered a new Anker SD card reader that sports not only Type-C connectivity, but also USB-A. As with the company’s other popular USB-C card reader, this offering supports both micro and full-size SD cards. Continue reading to learn more.
PowerA, Hori, PDP, and others have become viable brands to turn to when Nintendo-branded controllers are out of stock, priced too high, or for a variety of other reasons. But even these offerings tend to be made solely with Nintendo Switch in mind and leave other platforms in the dust. This is where 8Bitdo steps into frame. The company has made a name for itself by supporting a wide range of platforms while also delivering a nice selection retro-themed controllers. 8Bitdo Sn30 Pro Gray Edition is the brand’s latest release, and it’s now available for pre-order. Continue reading to learn more.
We have spotted some notable deals on Novation Launchpads today. Amazon is now offering the Novation Launchpad X Grid Controller for Logic Pro and Ableton Live at $159.99 shipped. That’s $40 or 20% off, matching the 2021 low, and the best price we can find. Recently updated to work hand-in-hand with Apple’s huge Logic Pro update (as well as Ableton’s Live recording software), these controllers offer up hands-on control over your tracks and sounds in Logic Pro like never before. You’re looking at 64 RBG pads for playing notes/drums or triggering loops, transport controls (play, stop, volumes, mutes, pans, and much more), and the ability to customize everything for triggering/controlling just about anything inside of Logic Pro. Rated 4+ stars from over 1,600 Amazon customers and you can get a much better idea of what to expect in our ongoing Live Loops Launchpad diary right here. Additional deals and details below.
Today we are taking a look at the new Twelve South MagicBridge Extended. Twelve South — one of our favorite Apple gear accessory makers — is out with a new extended MagicBridge today to combine your full-size Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2 into one integrated unit. While the standard MagicBridge has been around for a while, the new MagicBridge Extended variant is releasing today to accomodate the over-sized Apple Magic Keyboard with the numeric keypad hanging off one side. Head below for a closer look.
LG has made a name for itself in the monitor manufacturing space. Even Apple teamed up with the company to sell tailor-made displays. The latest LG 4K Monitor is now up for grabs and packs a plethora of handy and noteworthy features. When it comes to I/O, buyers stand to benefit from 96-watt passthrough charging over USB Type-C in addition to a selection of HDMI, DisplayPort, and USB-A inputs. The 27-inch screen supports HDR 400 with DCI-P3 95% Color Gamut, making it a solid choice for creatives. Gamers may also be intrigued given built-in support for AMD FreeSync. Continue reading to learn more.
Ocean Technology LLC (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering the Unitek M.2 NVMe Solid-State Driver Enclosure for $17.99 Prime shipped with the code 9NQWYELD and when you clip the on-page coupon. Today’s deal saves you 40% from its normal going rate and marks the best price that we’ve tracked all-time. If you’re looking for the best on-the-go portable storage, NVMe SSDs are a perfect choice. You’ll enjoy blazing-fast read and wrizte speeds of up to 1GB/s and it is essentially impervious to bumps, drops, and other hazards, which used to plague mechanical hard drives. Plus, it’s USB-C, meaning you won’t have to use dongles to connect it to Apple’s latest computers. Rated 4.1/5 stars.
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We previously took a hands-on look at the new Bellroy iPhone 12 lineup of cases, and today, it’s time to review the new antimicrobial MacBook sleeve. We have started to see more and more brands introduce some kind of antimicrobial tech to their lineups of Apple gear accessories, and Belloroy is doing much of the same with a new family of gear featuring Swiss-engineered HeiQ V-Block — protection for fabrics against contamination from microbes — as well as a new Basalt colorway. Hit the jump for our latest Tested with 9to5Toys.
M-Audio is unveiling its new weighted keyboard controller known as the Hammer 88 Pro. As the name suggests, it is the pro-version follow-up to its already feature-rich Hammer 88 model with a focus on “musicians everywhere that want real piano feel.” It combines a real piano-feel key bed with what M-Audio refers to as auto-mapping and an OLED display. Anyone looking to bring a hardcore MIDI controller home for their Mac and recording setup will want to take a closer look here. More details below.
Today we are taking a look at the new USB-C podcasting microphone from Marantz — a brand best known for its hi-fi and high-end professional audio gear. While it has already released USB mics in the past, the new MPM-4000U Podcast Mic marks the first time it has released one specifically marketed to podcasters and the like. It lands in the mid-tier price range, features some interesting onboard mixing capabilities, and is now available for purchase. Head below for a closer look.
Satechi is expanding its stable of aluminum Apple accessories today with a new entry into its collection of USB-C hubs. The latest model packs much of the signature Satechi design and quality we’ve come to expect from the brand, but delivers one of its most versatile selections of I/O to date. Head below for a closer look at the new Satechi Multiport Adapter and all of the details on locking in a launch discount.
Today, Crucial, a well-known brand in the computer storage and component industry, is launching a brand-new portable solid-state drive lineup. The Crucial X6 series of portable SSDs offer storage ranging from 500GB to 4TB with incredible prices, given what they offer. Compatible with both macOS and Windows, these portable SSDs feature up to up to 800MB/s transfer speeds, 6.5-foot drop protection, and ship with a 3-year limited warranty. What all can these drives handle and how much will they cost? Keep reading to learn more.
While Thunderbolt 4 isn’t faster than its predecessor, it does aim to offer improved performance overall while maintaining backwards compatibility. Lenovo unveiled ThinkVision P40w earlier today, and the company has dubbed it as “the world’s first Intel AMT capable Thunderbolt 4 monitor.” The display spans 39.7 inches and doubles as an impressive hub comprised of 12 ports. Standouts include two Thunderbolt 4 ports for data, video, and network passthrough, alongside 100W charging support. The aspect ratio works out to 21:9 and is accompanied by a 5120 x 2160 WUHD screen resolution. Continue reading to learn more.
Today we are taking our first look at the new JLab Talk USB microphones. The brand is taking its expertise in the affordable audio gear space into the world of USB microphones with three new models known as Talk Go, Talk, and Talk Pro. Starting at $49, these new mics enter as a great choice for folks looking to up their recording quality from built-in solutions at an affordable rate. Head below for a closer look.
Solid State Logic just launched its brand-new UF8 Advanced Studio DAW Controller. Designed to handle your entire digital audio workstation, this controller is built to leverage displays, faders, and more for the best control available during audio production. Coming with eight channels from the factory, you can expand up to 32-channels should the need arise by daisy-chaining multiple UF8’s together. What all can the Solid State Logic UF8 do? Well, keep reading to find out.
Amazon currently offers the LG 32UD60-B 27-inch 4K Monitor for $349.99 shipped. Having dropped from $500, today’s offer amounts to 30% in savings, marks the best we’ve seen in nearly a year, and comes within $3 of the low set last February. Delivering 27-inches of screen real estate, this 4K LG monitor also comes equipped with 95% of the DCI-P3 color range to ensure to can handle creative work. Plus, AMD FreeSync support also allows for it to upgrade your battlestation. Both HDMI and DisplayPort inputs round out the package. Over 370 customers have left a 4.5/5 star rating and you can head below for more from $227.
The latest lineup of controllers from Alesis carries one of the more affordable mini MIDI keyboards out there alongside updated versions of its Q-series 49- and 88-key models. All compatible with Mac/PC as well as iOS devices, the new Q mini MIDI keyboard is the real highlight here, offering up a particularly capable package and even more affordable price tag. Head below for a closer look.
Just on the tail end of CES 2021 and ahead of this month’s winter NAMM show, IK Multimedia is introducing the new UNO Synth Pro. Available in two form factors with Mac/PC and mobile device connectivity, the new flagship synth expands just about every aspect of the previously released UNO Synth with a host of new features, routing possibilities, and more. Head below for a closer look.
Today, Plugable is launching its latest USB-C hub with an even more compact design than several of its past releases. Debuting with a 7-in-1 design, this portable hub brings a bevy of ports to your Mac, Chromebook, and more with a durable metal housing and more. Head below for a closer look at the new Plugable 7-in-1 USB-C Hub and for all of the details on scoring a launch discount.
Today, Western Digital is updating its portable SSD lineup to include 4TB capacities in multiple products. You’ll find the SanDisk Extreme Pro, Extreme, WD_BLACK P50 Game Drive, and the My Passport updated here with multiple different options and specs. Pricing for these new 4TB drives start at $680, but keep reading to find out all the details on these four new drives.
OWC is starting off the year by launching its latest Mac peripherals, this time geared towards Apple’s latest M1 machines. Headlined by its very first Thunderbolt 4 dock, OWC has a stable of new hubs and accessories on the way for upgrading your workstation. Head below for a closer look at the new OWC Thunderbolt 4 Dock and everything else on the way.
Today, Satechi is expanding its collection of Apple accessories with a refreshed multi-angle iPad stand and four backlight keyboards. Sporting the brand’s signature aluminum designs, the new desktop peripherals look to expand your Apple workstation. Head below for a closer look at the new unveils and how to take advantage of a launch discount.
Sonnet, a leader in external Thunderbolt 3 devices, just announced the launch of its new eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5500XT and eGPU Breakaway Puck Radeon RX 5700. Both of these devices are replacing the previous-generation RX 560 and RX 570 eGPUs, though this still isn’t the latest-and-greatest AMD has to offer. However, one new feature that these models tout is compatibility with Apple’s Pro Display XDR and other 6K monitors.
Now that the holidays are in the rear view mirror, we’re continuing with one of our annual traditions here at 9to5Toys, Write-Off Week. With the year just about over, time is running out make some last-minute purchases for you to deduct from 2020’s taxes. So whether you just started working from home for the first time or are looking to renovate an aging setup, now is a great time to lock in some new, tax deductible gear to write off in April. Head below the hold for all of our favorite Write-off Week deals.
Today we are taking a closer look at the UGREEN X-Kit — the “world’s first” portable laptop stand with an integrated 5-in-1 USB hub built-in. The X-Kit laptop stand provides an attractive home for your laptops and tablets with a focus on portability and expanding your device’s I/O via a unique fold-up design. Head below for a closer at our hands-in video and more details on the UGREEN X-Kit.
After seeing the launch of its 14-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 dock back in November, Plugable is looking to close out the year with the debut of yet another new Mac and PC accessory. This time around, there are some upgraded specs like 100W passthrough charging alongside the ability to drive two 4K 60Hz monitors and more. Head below for a closer look at the Plugable 100W Thunderbolt 3 Dock and all the details on locking in a launch discount on the new release.
Hyper today announced the launch of a hybrid USB-C hub that aims to satisfy the charging and external display needs of Nintendo Switch, MacBook, and iPad users. The new HyperDrive Power Hub wields four ports made up of USB-A, Type-C, and HDMI. Using a single USB-C cable, it can both deliver 60 watts of power and output to an external 4K display at 60 frames per second. This technology fits in a package, which Hyper touts as being “smaller than a deck of cards.” Today’s release joins an ever-growing list of Hyper products. Continue reading to learn more.
Today, we are taking a look at the new PreSonus Revelator USB Mic for Mac, iOS, Android, and Windows. PreSonus is well-known in both the professional and home recording space for everything from mixing systems and control surfaces to audio interfaces, speakers, and more, but today, the brand is stepping into the home USB mic space. Backed by a host of interesting software-based features, head below for a closer look at the new Revelator USB Mic.
If the move to Apple Silicon has you eyeing one of the latest MacBooks, you may want to pair your purchase with a case of some sort. Thankfully a fresh Incase Slip Sleeve has dropped today and it features PerformaKnit fabric which is said to provide a “strong, protective barrier” between your shiny new MacBook and whatever it may accidentally come in contact with. There are a few styles to pick from and Incase’s new release works with Apple’s new and existing portable computers. Continue reading to learn more.
Just on the heels on Apple announcing the first Silicon Mac models, Pad & Quill is now offering big savings on its 2020 Aria leather MacBook cases. Available for both the new 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air (as well as similarly sized 2018, 2019, and 2020 models), the Pad & Quill Aria cases wrap your precious Apple laptop in a full-grain leather book-style cover and are now available at 15% off. Head below for more details.
Today, Plugable is launching its latest work-from-home upgrade in the form of a new 96W Thunderbolt 3 dock. Debuting as a 14-in-1 solution to turn your MacBook or laptop into a desktop workstation, the brand’s latest offering delivers 96W passthrough as well as a bevy of ports. Head below for all the details including pricing and availability, as well as how you can take advantage of a launch discount.
Earlier today Belkin took the wraps off a couple of new gadgets. One joins its BOOST↑CHARGE lineup of accessories while the other delivers smart outdoor power outlets. BOOST↑CHARGE PRO comes out swinging at the competition with claims of being the smallest 60W charger on the market. Meanwhile, the new Wemo WiFi Outdoor Smart Plug touts an IP44 weatherproof rating with support for Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant. Continue reading to learn more.
Grovemade, makers of some of the best premium desk accessories out there, is introducing its new Wood MacBook Dock today with special launch pricing. The new MacBook holder features an American wood finish with stainless steel, felt, and natural cork accents to provide your precious laptop with a worthy dock to house it. All of the details can be found below along with the Wood MacBook Dock introductory pricing.
Plugable is finally launching a Thunderbolt 3 dock that packs 85W of USB-C Power Delivery charging. The TBT3-UD1-85W, as it’s affectionally called, will offer quite a few perks for those on Windows or Mac who need a high-end Thunderbolt 3 dock. You’ll find multiple USB-A 3.0 ports, an extra Thunderbolt 3 hookup, a front-facing USB-C plug, and much more here, all delivering a high-end single-cable workstation solution for $200.
Roland is introducing three new drum machines to its TR and Roland Boutique series today, highlighted by the new TR-6S. While one is a software-based version of Roland’s modernized vintage drum boxes, the other two are new portable hardware offerings with MIDI/USB connections for your Mac or PC. The TR-series has been a staple in music production for decades — arguably the series of machines that popularized electronic drum programming — and have in many ways defined the sound of some of the biggest genres over the years (hip-hop, dance, electronic, pop, and more). Hit the jump for more details.