Casing the joint
This week’s roundup includes a number of options for carrying and protecting your MacBook when you’re on the go. Read on!
The $90 High Power AC1200 Plug-In Wi-Fi Range Extender lets you extend the range of your Wi-Fi by up to 10,000 square feet, and it’s universal, working with all brands of routers and service provider gateways. The result? No more dead spots in your Wi-Fi coverage.
The $40 Slimsuit 13 features an “all-welded design and zipperless magnetic closure.” It’s built for the 13-inch MacBook Air or Pro with Retina.
The $140 G-DRIVE mobile USB-C adds 1TB of memory to your computer’s hard drive, good for near-endless storage of pictures, videos, and music. It’s light—about a third of a pound—so it’s easy to toss in a bag and carry wherever you go.
The $100 Expert Mouse Wireless Trackball from Kensington can be paired to your computer through Bluetooth. It also features a Scroll Ring, which “lets you quickly scan up and down webpages or long documents.”
The $30 iGlaze Ultra-Thin Hard Case for MacBook from Moshi is a shell for your 11-inch MacBook, one that features raised rubber feet for heat dissipation, full access to all ports and the MagSafe connector—all while allowing the Apple logo to shine through.
Mujjo’s new Carry-On Folio Sleeve for 12-inch MacBook is made from high-quality full-grain leather and has a wool felt lining; a three-sided zipper makes it easy to insert and remove your MacBook for transit.
The Sled is a pinewood stand for your MacBook; it’s still in the Indiegogo crowdfunding stage—a pledge of €55 (around $62) will get you on the list to receive one of the first produced.
StarTech has released a new series of Thunderbolt 3 cables, ranging from $26 for half-meter cables to $36 for the two-meter version.
Vogek’s $9 4 Ports USB 3.0 Hub lets you expand one USB 3.0 port into four, connecting that many devices and transferring data at speeds of up to 5GB per second.