Charge your Mac and iPad at the same time with PlugBug

Charge your Mac and iPad at the same time with PlugBug

Summary: Have both a MacBook and iPad? The PlugBug lets you charge them both.

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At a time when more and more people seem to have every Apple gadget under the sun, the question of how to keep all the devices charged has become more and more important. Enter the PlugBug, a simple accessory that tackles two charging jobs at once.

The 10W PlugBug attaches to the top of the MacBook power adapter, allowing any gadget capable of charging via USB to use the PlugBug's USB port. Providing the fastest charge possible for the iPad and iPhone, the PogoPlug also functions as an international power converter, converting internal MacBook adapters into ones compatible with North American power sockets. That's sure to be a big help for frequent travelers.

As for a non-Apple focused device that offers something similar, consider the Kensington Triple Charger, which is compatible with a large number of devices.

The PlugBug retails for $34.99.

[TwelveSouth]

Topics: iPad, Apple, Hardware, Mobility

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  • PC Alternative

    I can already charge my iPad on my ASUS via the USB3 hub. (won't work on a USB2, but an iPhone will....)
    rhonin
    • RE: Charge your Mac and iPad at the same time with PlugBug

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  • RE: Charge your Mac and iPad at the same time with PlugBug

    My iPad charges fine off of the MacBook Air with it plugged in.
    slickjim
  • RE: Charge your Mac and iPad at the same time with PlugBug

    I have a 7 dollar travel adapter with a USB port. It charges my Macbook Air & iPad simultaneously. For the price of one plugbug, I can buy 5 such adapters!
    vivektanavde
  • RE: Charge your Mac and iPad at the same time with PlugBug

    $35 for a two-device charger

    **** OR ****

    a 3-socket extension cord for $5 at any hardware store, and even some computer stores.

    Looks like an expensive solution for a non-existant problem .... perfect for people living off great-granddadd's trust fund who have more $$$$ than brains.
    akulkis
  • RE: Charge your Mac and iPad at the same time with PlugBug

    Cool idea, but too expensive. Also, the "PlugBug" shouldn't go directly into the wall, it should really go off of either the wall adapter or power cord (most other people i know with Macs have theirs connected by power cord, not by direct plug).
    Champ_Kind
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