The Week in Mac Accessories
We've got speakers. We've got protective cases. We've got carry-on bags. We've got cords and cables. If you're looking for Mac accessories, we've got them here.
The $20 Smartsuit Slim MicroSD card adapter can add up to 64GB of storage to your 13-inch MacBook Air; the drive just slips into SD Card slot on your computer, automatically augmenting your available memory. The card is available in three different eye-catching colors.
The $800 ImageCenter ADS-2500W is a Mac-optimized scanner that lets you quickly and efficiently save everything from multipage documents to business cards as PDF files. You can send scanned docs directly to Google Docs, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Flickr, and Picasa.
CalDigit has been busy, announcing several new products the company expects to release soon. They include the Thunderbolt Station (pictured) and both the T3 (a three-bay RAID storage solution) and the VRMini2 (a portable RAID storage option). CalDigit says that it will announce pricing and availability of the devices “shortly.”
The company has unveiled several new Mac accessories, including the $80 Universal Multi-Display Adapter (pictured). This item lets you add another screen to your MacBook for expanded viewing. Also new are the $200 Kensington USB 3.0 Docking Station with Dual DVI/HDMI/VGA Video sd3500v and the $170 USB 3.0 Docking Station with DVI/HDMI/VGA Video sd3000v.
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If you are seriously into superhero comics, the $12 Super Hero Skin for your MacBook keyboard should furnish you with no end of delight, referencing Batman, Thor, the Punisher, Iron Man, and dozens of other heroes to create a busy, frenetic, and indisputably super keyboard. (Hat tip to LikeCool.com.)
This company has announced its Logitech G line of gaming-specific accessories for the Mac, including several gaming mice ranging in price from the $40 G100s Optical Gaming Mouse to the $100 G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse (pictured), as well as high-performance keyboards priced from $60 to $200.
This company has extended its line of $60 iGlaze protective covers for MacBooks to include the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display. The covers come either in translucent form or in graphite black.
QuickerTek has introduced the latest in its EyeBattery line of external power sources. This one is a $300 version optimized to give MacBook users 4 extra hours of use when they’re not connected to an electrical outlet.
The company's $25 Dual Sonic Speakers are designed to pair with your Mac or MacBook to provide big sound straight from your desktop. The speakers are available in silver or black, and they draw power from your computer’s USB port.
This maker of tech-friendly bags and cases has unveiled its Velocity line of lightweight bags and sleeves for your MacBook. Almost all of the bags come in gray or black; some also are available in blue or red.
The Uncovermac line of products was created after this company's Amsterdam-based masterminds realized that the MacBook’s screen has a whole light panel behind it. They started designing the Uncovers, each of which offers glowing pieces of art—from flames to radioactivity symbols and more—to replace the Apple logo on your laptop. Prices start at €249, or around $325 in U.S. dollars. (Hat tip to Engadget.)