Don't-Miss Accessory Stories
The idea behind the TuneBoard is a clever one, and the TuneBoard's keyboard section is solid. However, given that most Macs these days include speakers that compete with, or easily best, the TuneBoard's speakers, the TuneBoard is a better fit for the Mac mini and Mac Pro--computers with only a tiny, monaural internal speaker.
There are times when you don’t want to don your headphones, and you want your music (or audiobook, podcast, recorded lecture, etc.) fill the air in your general vicinity. For that, you need a mini speaker.
Verbatim’s Wireless Desktop Laser Mouse is a solid, serviceable mouse. Its buttons are easily programmable and you can switch tracking speeds on-the-fly.
The Kensington SlimBlade Trackball's clever Media and View modes take advantage of the unique attributes of a large trackball to make it easy and intuitive to work with many documents and media.
Right out of the box, the Intuos4 will blow you away with the nuance you can deliver with an on-screen brush, especially when you take advantage of the Intuos product line’s longstanding ability to recognize pen tilt.
Apple's latest Time Capsules are what any good networking and backup devices should be: easy to set up, manage, and forget about. If you're replacing an older base station and want to use Time Machine to back up multiple Macs, the new Time Capsule is well worth it.
FastMac's U-Charge is a convenient accessory that ensures you always have a fresh laptop battery on hand.
The diNovo Mac Edition looks like a basic keyboard, but its outstanding key feel, low profile, reliable wireless connectivity, slew of programmable F-keys, and an attractive design make it one of the best Mac keyboards on the market.
Keyboard covers help keep your laptop's keyboard clean and problem-free. We've rounded up a bunch of them to help you find the best one for your notebook.
The Patrol backpack is a solid alternative to a rolling carry-on for short trips.
Speck's SeeThru Satin is an updated, and improved, version of the company's always-on hardshell for Mac laptops.
Jason Snell reviews a light, thin backpack for his MacBook Air
Can a film overlay reduce the glare on a new unibody MacBook Pro to the point where it’s acceptable to someone who dislikes glossy screens? Rob Griffiths attempts to find out with Power Support’s anti-glare offering for laptops.