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Best gifts: MacBook and Mac accessories

Make your MacBook or Mac a better platform to get work done on with these awesome accessories.
OWC USB-C Travel Dock
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OWC USB-C Travel Dock

Perfect for owners of the new MacBook Pro that's only equipped with USB-C ports.

The OWC USB Travel Dock brings back portable connectivity to your USB-C equipped Mac or PC, and up to 60W pass through power. The USB-C Travel dock lets you drive an HD display, connect, power or charge up to two USB 3.1 devices and access photos from your camera's SD card.

  • Perfect for Apple MacBook and MacBook Pro with USB-C
  • 5 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (including 1 x USB Type-C)
  • High-speed Gigabit Ethernet
  • Front-facing SD card reader
  • Supports up to 4K, DVI, VGA, mDP & HDMI displays
  • Combo audio in/out port
  • Up to 80W of power to charge your computer and devices
  • Available in 4 colors
  • 2 Year OWC Limited Warranty

Price: $49.79 | More information

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SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C

With a reversible USB Type-C connector and a traditional USB connector, the SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C lets you quickly and easily transfer files between smartphones, tablets, and computers.

Capacities range from 16GB to 256GB.

Price: Starting from $15.99 for 16GB | More information

Blockhead
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Blockhead

Blockhead snaps onto your existing Apple charger, allowing it to sit flat against the wall. Now it can fit in more places than ever.

Price: $19.95 | More information

Anker PowerCore+ 26800
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Anker PowerCore+ 26800

If your MacBook or MacBook Pro features a USB-C port, then you're not restricted to using a mains charger to recharge the battery. You can use a power bank as long as it's Power Delivery compatible.

A 30W USB-C output from the Anker PowerCore+ 26800 ensures high speed on-the-go charging for flagship notebooks including the latest MacBooks. Dual 5V/3A USB ports with PowerIQ technology offer faster charging speeds for phones and tablets.

Note that this will not recharge a MacBook Pro at full speed.

Price: $86.99 | More information

ChargeTechPortable Power Outlet
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ChargeTechPortable Power Outlet

The first AC outlet you can take on the go. Power small devices such as laptops, lights, digital cameras and medical devices; it's the last battery pack you'll ever need. With a 27,000mAh capacity, the possibilities are endless.

Price: $299 | More information

HighPoint RocketStor 6314A - 4-Bay Thunderbolt 2 Hardware RAID Tower Enclosure
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HighPoint RocketStor 6314A - 4-Bay Thunderbolt 2 Hardware RAID Tower Enclosure

  • Dual Thunderbolt 2 Ports
  • Industry proven Hardware RAID Solution allows storage to work independently from system resources to ensure uncompromised transfer performance and stability
  • 4x Hot-swappable HDD / SSD Drive Bays
  • Up to Four 8TB SAS/SATA HDDs and SSDs, up to 32TB Storage Capacity
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 & JBOD
  • DV Mode technology delivers highly stable, maximized transfer performance for Editing or Streaming 4K or HD video applications
  • Dual Thunderbolt Ports for Daisy Chaining up to 6 RocketStor RAID Enclosure or Thunderbolt devices
  • User Friendly RAID Management Suite
  • Windows and Mac Compatible

Price: $679.99 | More information

NewerTech miniStack MAX
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NewerTech miniStack MAX

The NewerTech miniStack MAX puts the diverse functionality of a high-capacity hard drive, Blu-ray/CD/DVD optical drive, SD card reader and USB powered hub into a single elegant aluminum finish enclosure.

Storage options from 0TB (add your own drive) up to 6TB.

Price: $179.75 | More information

WD My Passport Pro Wireless
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WD My Passport Pro Wireless

My Passport Wireless Pro gives photographers and videographers up to 4TB of portable storage to easily offload, edit and stream photos or high-definition videos in the field. Designed to work seamlessly with mobile devices, and an SD card reader built-in, you get an all-in-one drive to streamline your workflow.

If features built with 802.11ac technology, SD 3.0 card reader, and a 10-hour battery life.

Price: From $150 | More information

OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual
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OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual

The next generation Mercury Elite Pro Dual with Thunderbolt 2 technology is the perfect RAID solution for creative workflows, project archives, and system backups. Inside are two drives, easily configured in RAID 0, 1, span, or independent mode.

From 2TB to 24TB of storage

Price: $397.75 | More information

Satechi Type-C Power Meter
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Satechi Type-C Power Meter

Calculate and measure the power draw of your laptop or Type-C chargeable smartphone with the Satechi Type-C Power Meter.

This device can measure Volts, Amps, and mAh from compatible Type-C ports.

Price: $29.99 | More information

Satechi USB-C 40W Travel Charger
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Satechi USB-C 40W Travel Charger

The Satechi USB-C 40W Travel Charger enables you to charge two USB-A devices and one USB-C device simultaneously from one convenient location

Price: $39.95 | More information

OWC Envoy Pro EX
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OWC Envoy Pro EX

Small, thin, light, beautifully designed, and packed with super-fast storage, this external flash drive is ideal for any professional looking to augment the internal storage. And despite being an external drive, the OWC Envoy Pro EX is fast enough to keep up with the most demanding of tasks.

Price: $317.99 for 480GB | More information

MagicBridge
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MagicBridge

MagicBridge connects your Apple Wireless Keyboard and your Magic Trackpad 2, creating a one-piece control surface that lets you type and swipe more efficiently.

Price: $34.99 | More information

OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock
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OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock

Transform a single Thunderbolt port into 13 ports!

  • Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, FireWire 800, SD Card Reader, mini DisplayPort, S/PDIF, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio In/Out
  • Drive a latest-generation 5K display, two ultra HD 4K displays or a combination of 4K, HD and other displays
  • Charge your compatible laptop
  • Connect and power up to six USB devices
  • Daisy chain up to 6 Thunderbolt devices through a single Thunderbolt 3 connection
  • 2 Year OWC Limited Warranty

Price: $299 | More information

Satechi Type-C Aluminum HDD / SSD Enclosure
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Satechi Type-C Aluminum HDD / SSD Enclosure

Use your HDD or SSD in style with the Satechi Type-C Aluminum Enclosure. With transfer speeds up to 10Gbps thanks to USB 3.1 Type-C, access your data faster than ever before.

Price: $34.99 | More information

IRIScan Anywhere 5
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IRIScan Anywhere 5

Ultra-compact, autonomous and portable, the IRIScan Anywhere 5 is the ideal device to scan anything, anywhere.

Price: From $129 | More information

OWC Envoy Pro mini
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OWC Envoy Pro mini

The OWC Envoy Pro mini is an ultra-portable, SuperSpeed bus-powered external SSD storage solution built around OWC's Aura Pro SSD, which is a fast SSD capable of transfer rates of up to 500MB/s.

Price: $199.99 for 120GB | More information

Shure MV5
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Shure MV5

The MV5 offers professional-quality audio, with the flexibility and control of switchable DSP recording presets and latency-free headphone monitoring.

  • 2-in-1 iOS and USB connectivity offers instant setup at home or on the go
  • Features 3 DSP preset modes, headphone monitoring capabilities, and 2 color options
  • Tuned to capture the human voice with clarity and tone
  • Includes MV5, stand, Lightning and USB and cables, and user guide

Price: $79 | More information

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