One accessory every MacBook owner should have

Owners of the latest MacBook should look at this hub that opens up the single USB-C port to support legacy peripherals and memory cards.


You love your MacBook but wish you could use your existing USB peripherals or SD memory cards. You can with a USB-C hub (see gallery below), and this new one from Satechi is sleek and ready to hit the road.

The Satechi hub has three USB 3.0 ports, an SD card slot, and a microSD slot. All of the ports and slots can be used at the same time except only one of the memory cards can be active at once.

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The small hub plugs into the USB-C port on the MacBook, only extending out about an inch. The USB ports can be used to run peripherals or charge phones as needed. The portability combined with versatility makes the Satechi hub a useful gadget to have along on business trips.

The Satechi USB-C Hub is available in three colors that match those of the MacBook. It is $34.99 directly from the company's web site.