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Best iMac accessories for 2019

Give your iMac workstation an upgrade with these awesome accessories that will allow you to get more done with your Mac.

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Topic: Apple
Satechi Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub
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Satechi Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub

The Satechi Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub offers a stylish and practical way to elevate your iMac's display and add much-needed front-facing ports.

The hub features one USB-C data port, three USB 3.0 ports, a micro/SD card slots, and an audio jack port.

Price: $89.99

WD 8TB My Book Desktop External Hard Drive
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WD 8TB My Book Desktop External Hard Drive

Looking for a budget way to offload some storage from your iMac to an external drive? The WD 8TB My Book Desktop External Hard Drive is what you are looking for. Not only can it be used as a storage drive, but it is also great for backups, and is compatible with macOS's built-in Time Machine.

Price: $149.99

Apple Magic Trackpad 2
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Apple Magic Trackpad 2

If you use a MacBook and an iMac, Apple's Magic Trackpad 2 is a must-have because it allows you to use the exact same gestures that you use on your portable when at your desk.

Price: $99

Das Keyboard 4 Professional for Mac
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Das Keyboard 4 Professional for Mac

If you spend a lot of your time typing, then you'll appreciate the quality and usability of a good mechanical keyboard. And mechanical keyboards don't come much better than the Das Keyboard 4 Professional for Mac

Built around high-quality Cherry MX mechanical key switches with gold contacts, this keyboard is an absolute pleasure to use.

Price: $168.99

WD 8TB My Book Duo Desktop RAID External Hard Drive
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WD 8TB My Book Duo Desktop RAID External Hard Drive

If you are looking for backup that itself features a level of redundancy, then external storage that makes use of RAID makes sense.

The WD 8TB My Book Duo Desktop RAID External Hard Drive not only offers the security of RAID, but also comes with USB 3.1 Gen 1 performance, two USB 3.0 hub ports, and built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption.

Satechi Dual Sonic Speaker 2.0
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Satechi Dual Sonic Speaker 2.0

The speakers on the iMac aren't bad, but the Satechi Dual Sonic Speaker 2.0 USB-powered speakers add a fair bit of "Oooomph" for those looking for a bit more volume.

They're also nice and stylish, and come in metallic silver or glossy black.

Price: $24.99

OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock
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OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock

Hands down, the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock is the best dock for professionals who work on iMacs. This latest iteration comes with a whopping 14-ports (ranging from Gigabit Ethernet to USB-C), and offers the ability to connect an additional two 4K displays or a single 5K display to your iMac.

Price: $299

Synology DS218+ 2 Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure
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Synology DS218+ 2 Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure

Prefer to build your own NAS box? The Synology DS218+ 2 Bay Desktop NAS Enclosure is the perfect starting point. Built around an Intel Celeron J3355 dual-core processor with AES-NI encryption acceleration, 2GB DDR3L-1866 of RAM (expandable to 6GB), and featuring hot-swappable drive bays, this is the perfect storage platform for the professional.

Price: $297.87

Mantis 30 iMac Wall Mount
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Mantis 30 iMac Wall Mount

Get your iMac off your desk and onto your wall with the Mantis 30 iMac Wall Mount

This wall mount is head and shoulders above the competition, making use of custom-made CNC machined parts, gas cylinders, and a braking system to offer a huge range of vertical and horizontal movement while at the same time allowing your iMac to float effortlessly above your desk.

Price: $519

TwelveSouth BackPack for iMac
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TwelveSouth BackPack for iMac

If you want to keep your desk clear, then why not add a small shelf to the back of your iMac? 

The TwelveSouth BackPack for iMac offers a great place to put a USB hub, external hard drive, or even a MacBook (in fact, anything weighing up to 3.5 pounds!). Want more storage? Add a second BackPack shelf!

Price: $34.99

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