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Amazon is now offering the SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable USB-C Solid-State Drive for $139.99 shipped. Originally $250 and currently fetching $240 at Best Buy, today’s deal is up to $100 off and matching our previous mention. It has, for the most part, sold for between $160 and $170 at Amazon with today’s offer being the lowest price we can find on one of the best portable SSD models out there. Making for a wonderful backup machine or EDC storage device, it can transfer files at up to 1050MB/s with a carabiner-ready loop, USB-C connectivity (USB-A adapter included), and 256‐bit AES hardware encryption. However, this is also quite a heavy-duty drive with a durable silicone exterior alongside IP55 water- and dust-resistance. Rated 4+ stars from hundreds at Best Buy. More details below.
Amazon is currently offering the Razer Pro Type Mechanical Keyboard for $104.99 shipped. Normally fetching $140, this marks only the second discount we’ve tracked and a new all-time low at $15 under our previous mention. Designed for professional writers, coders, typists, or anyone else who spends plenty of time at the computer, the Razer Pro Type sports tactile orange switches which take less force to use and produce less noise for use in office environments. The soft-touch keys are meant to provide a “luxurious, cushioned feel that makes it a joy to type on.” And with fully programmable keys, macro recording, and multi-device connection, you can get your work done faster and easier, no matter your field of specialty. Dive into our hands-on review to get a closer look, then hit the jump to keep reading.
UtechSmart (98% lifetime positive feedback) via Amazon is offering its 7-in-2 USB-C Hub for $12.79 Prime shipped once the on-page 20% off coupon has been clipped. If you are not a Prime member, orders that exceed $25 will qualify for free shipping. With a typical price of $16, today’s deal slashes 20% off and delivers the lowest offer we have tracked in 2021 and the second-best overall. If you own one of Apple’s modern MacBook Pro or Air laptops, this hub could be the perfect way to bridge the gap when you’re in need of legacy ports. It attaches directly to both USB-C inputs and delivers four USB-A ports and 100-watt passthrough charging over Type-C, in addition to both microSD and full-size SD card slots. This hub is compatible with Intel and Apple Silicon-based models.
Amazon is offering the Dell Pro Slim Backpack for $20 Prime shipped. If you are not a Prime member, orders that exceed $25 will qualify for free shipping. Typically priced at $40, today’s offer takes 50% off, beats Dell’s sale offer by 37%, and newly marks the lowest price we have tracked by $2. This eco-friendly bag sports a clean look and enough room for any MacBook in Apple’s current lineup and other similarly-sized laptops. Dell manufactures this backpack with “earth-friendly solution-dyeing processes that generate 90% less wastewater, 62% less CO2 emissions, and use 29% less energy.” The entire backpack is coated in a water-resistant protective coating, helping boost protection from liquid damage.
We have now secured an exclusive deal on the hybrid Tula Mic for 9to5 readers. After going hands-on with the USB mic-meets-digital recorder at the top of the year, today’s exclusive price drop marks the very first time we have seen the high-quality recording platform go on sale since the launch window. Designed by the same team responsible for the professional (and extremely expensive) Soyuz tube mics alongside Red-Dot award-winning industrial designers, Tula offers content creators a wonderful at-home USB microphone alongside an 8GB portable recorder (with no computer or smart device needed) all in one, retro-inspired package. Head below for our exclusive discount code and more details.
Ever since MagSafe made a comeback with iPhone 12, faster power adapters have become increasingly popular. Until now, 20W has been commonplace, but UGREEN is turning up the heat with an even faster solution at a similar price point. The new UGREEN 25W USB-C adapter features a compact design that is paired with foldable prongs to keep it as small as possible. Best of all, iPhone 13 and other smartphones should be able to utilize all of its power. Continue reading to learn more.
iVANKY Official (100% lifetime positive feedback) via Amazon is offering its 9-in-2 MacBook USB-C Hub for $22.80 shippedonce the on-page 60% off coupon has been clipped. That’s over $34 off the typical rate there and newly marks the lowest price we have tracked. If you’ve been on the hunt for an easy way to add legacy ports to a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro with USB-C connectivity, you may not want to pass today’s deal up. This hub connects to two USB-C ports and not only replaces them, but also adds two HDMI, dual USB-A, Ethernet, SD, and more I/O to your computer. You’ll also benefit from 100-watt passthrough charging.
The official Anker Amazon storefront is now offering its Nebula Apollo Wi-Fi Mini Projector for $297.49 shipped. That’s $52.50 under the regular $350 price tag, matching the previous deal price, and the best we can find. A 200-lumen DLP lamp is joined by the ability to create up to 100-inch displays alongside Android 7.1 for direct access to your streaming services with no additional devices needed. This model also sports a transparent touch panel that provides the “power to navigate menus and more with ease, directly from the device.” Head below for more Anker projector deals from $200.
One month after it released a new MagSafe iPhone 12 car mount, Belkin has unleashed a fresh batch of iPhone- and iPad-focused accessories. Three Belkin USB-C offerings are now up for grabs, two coming in the form of GaN chargers alongside a Rockstar 3.5mm Audio adapter for Type-C devices like iPad Pro. Since GaN power adapters are very popular these days, it’s not too surprising that these new Belkin USB-C offerings try to set themselves apart with either multiple ports or a flat-to-wall design. Continue reading to learn more.
The world of dedicated PC microphones has greatly expanded over the last few years. There are all sorts of options that span just about every price point imaginable. From affordable to premium, it’s hard to argue that any dedicated option will not result in a quality boost when compared to the integrated microphones found in laptops, smartphones, and many other mainstream devices. Now, a new Neat Skyline microphone from Turtle Beach is throwing its hat into the ring with a clean look, USB-C connectivity, and a large mute button. Continue reading to learn more.
The Twelve South StayGo mini was introduced at the tail end of last month as the brand’s lightest and most compact USB-C hub yet. As the name implies, this is the miniature version of its original StayGo hub, shrinking the overall footprint down significantly to leave users with a more succinct set of connectivity options on MacBook and iPad. Doubling as one of those tight-fit hubs that effectively snaps onto the side or bottom of your device via USB-C, it also comes with a “desk cable” for a more traditional USB hub experience. Head below for a closer look at our hands-on Twelve South StayGo mini review.
If you keep a pair of headphones or a gaming headset at your desk, resting them on a stand of some sort tends to give most setups a cleaner look and feel. This fact also rings true with MoKo’s new and versatile aluminum headphone holder. It clamps onto a desk and features an adjustable 360-degree holder, in addition to a spot for your favorite beverage and a backup pair of earbuds. Just about every piece of this offering is made of aluminum, ensuring it will give almost any setup a more high-end look and feel. Continue reading to learn more.
Focusrite has now unveiled its new USB-C audio interfaces with an upgraded family of Clarett+ boxes. The new lineup is made of three new interfaces sporting USB-C and enhanced specs in comparison to the previous-generation Clarett solutions, with a range of options for various levels of content creators and music producers. Everything is ready for your Mac and PC right out of the box, and you can learn more down below.
If you’re an iPad power user and find yourself in need of more than a single USB-C port, the new StarTech USB-C Multiport Adapter could be an accessory that’s worth adding to your workflow. It not only replaces the sole USB-C port on the latest iPad Air or Pro devices but also adds AUX, dual USB-A, and HDMI. The HDMI port supports 4K with a 60Hz refresh rate, which is a feat that has also been accomplished by Anker. An up to 100W passthrough charging rate is where this StarTech hub manages to beat out many of its direct competitors, however. Continue reading to learn more.
With so many USB-C hubs and docking stations on the market, it can be difficult to find new releases with uncommon features. The new StarTech Quad Monitor USB-C Dock passes this test with flying colors, allowing Windows, macOS, Chrome OS users to drive up to four displays using just one Type-C port. All four monitors can run at 4K with a 60Hz refresh rate, which is an admirable feat, to say the least. If that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to three 5Gbps USB-A ports, one 10Gbps Type-C input, Gigabit Ethernet, AUX, and 100W passthrough charging over the host USB-C slot. Continue reading to learn more.
The new Twelve South StayGo mini is here. The latest USB-C hub from Twelve South is a smaller, more compact version of the original StayGo hub geared toward iPad and MacBook users with a trimmed-down I/O section “that fits anywhere, whether traveling, going from home to office or heading to and from class,” with a lighter price tag to match. Head below for a closer look and more details.
If you love to sprinkle RGB lighting throughout your space, Sceptre’s latest monitor could have your name written all over it. One of the headlining features of this display is that, along the back, you’ll find what the company describes as “luminous backcover lights.” This RGB monitor wields a 32-inch display, 165Hz refresh rate, 1 millisecond response time, and QHD resolution. Other notable perks include 1500R curvature, integrated speakers, alongside support for HDR400 and AMD FreeSync Premium. Continue reading to learn more.
Less than a couple months ago, STM unleashed a few standout MagSafe-compatible accessories that caught our attention. Today, the new STM dux Tech Backpack has surfaced, and it also sports several notable features that could turn some heads. Not only does it have enough room for 17-inch laptops, but you can also stow a tablet and much more. Given just how valuable the contents inside this bag could end up being, STM has padded it all the way around to create what it calls a FoamFortress. The design delivers Mil-Spec protection with multi-direction access through both top and side pockets. Continue reading to learn more.
Today, Anker is starting off a new week by launching its latest Amazon storefront sale, discounting a selection of its iPhone and Android accessories, eufy smart home security offerings, and more. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders over $25. Our top pick is the new Anker PowerConf C300 Webcam for $103.99. Marking one of the first handful of discounts, today’s offer takes 20% off the usual $130 going rate in order to match the second-best price to date.
Having just been unveiled earlier in the year, the new Anker PowerConf C300 upgrades your Mac’s webcam functionality with a 1080p sensor capable of 60FPS recording. Alongside HDR and low-light correction, there’s also active noise-canceling microphones, auto-adjusting field of view, and USB-C connectivity. Over 500 customers have left a 4.5/5 star rating and you can dive into our Tested with 9to5Toys review for a closer look. Head below for more from $16.
Two new monitors have joined LG’s ever-growing portfolio of tantalizing displays. Both LG UltraWide monitors feature a 21:9 aspect ratio, with one spanning 34 inches and the other delivering 38 inches of screen real estate. USB-C connectivity can also be found across both units with 96W Power Delivery in tow. With 60Hz refresh rates, these clearly target productivity workflows with less of a focus on gaming. Dual 7W speakers with Maxx Audio support are also baked into each display. Continue reading to learn more.
The number of available MagSafe-compatible accessories is growing at a rapid pace with an all-new gooseneck stand from TalkWorks being one of the latest to appear on Amazon. This is not the company’s first attempt, but it’s the only one we’ve seen that wields a built-in stand. This MagSafe gooseneck offering boasts a matte black colorway and sleek design that’s bound to look great in the office, kitchen, and more. In addition to this release, TalkWorks has also launched a new laptop stand and USB microphone. Continue reading to learn more.
Today we discovered that Sceptre has added yet another Nebula White monitor to its portfolio. Unlike the 43.8-inch UltraWide and 38.5-inch QHD monitors that have debuted over the last few months, this offering sticks with a more traditional 27-inch form factor. Resolution clocks in at 2560 by 1440, which is paired with an up to 165Hz refresh rate, depending on which port you use. Connectivity options include three HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C 3.1, and AUX. Continue reading to learn more.
After a quiet announcement that largely flew under the radar back in April, ASUS’s latest 4K 144Hz monitor is now up for grabs. The UHD resolution and high refresh rate is displayed on a 27-inch screen. Other notable features include a 1ms response time, G-Sync support, and a couple of USB 3.0 ports. Along the back of the display you will find a RGB ROG logo, adds a pop of color to the back. This can be tweaked using ASUS’s Aura Sync software which also lets you sync it up with other compatible peripherals. Continue reading to learn more.
There is a sea of options when shopping for PC and Mac peripherals, but only a fraction stand out like the Azio lineup does. This also rings true with the all-new Azio FOQO Wireless Mechanical Keyboard. This offering was launched as an Indiegogo campaign back in December 2019 and closed with $58,198 of support. Thankfully, Azio has finally brought this mechanical keyboard to market, and despite having a vintage camera-inspired design, it wields many, if not all, of the modern features you would expect. Continue reading to learn more.
IK Multimedia is introducing its new AmpliTube X-GEAR digital effects pedals. These DSP-based stomp boxes bring the award-winning suite of guitar effects and more found in the company’s Amplitube modeling software to a more portable, physical form factor but also double as an audio interface for your home recording rig. Each of the four new AmpliTube X-GEAR digital effects pedals focus on a suite of specific FX and are now up for pre-order ahead of next month’s launch. More details below.
A couple of new Belkin Always-On Laptop Sleeves have surfaced both at Amazon and on the company’s website. One model targets 11- to 12-inch laptops, while the other will accommodate 13- to 14-inch devices. Instead of surrounding a notebook only when being taken from one place to another, these Belkin’s new sleeves hold MacBooks, Chromebooks, and other laptops in place, even when in use. Twelve South SuitCase takes a similar approach, but doesn’t physically hold the laptop in any way. Continue reading to learn more.
Plugable is back with a new way to elevate your laptop. It’s all about energy this time around, and with seven ports to choose from, there’s plenty of it to go around. This new 7-in-1 USB-C charging hub transforms your MacBook or compatible laptop into a veritable powerhouse. But the buck doesn’t stop there — you’ll also be able to enjoy SuperSpeed USB-A file sharing as well. Plus, it’s already seeing its first discount at launch. We’ve got all the details laid out for you below, so hit the jump to find out how you can score one before these savings dry up.
Well-known music production gear maker Nektar is expanding its lineup of MIDI keyboards today with the new Impact GXP 49 and 61-key models. Now joining the Nektar Impact GXP88 model, the latest releases from the brand include some higher-end features in a mid-tier price range including semi-weighted keys with aftertouch, deep DAW control, and a real-time note repeat engine, among other things. Mac and PC content creators will want to head below for a closer look.
When it comes to UHD displays, Sceptre offers some of the most affordable on the market. This rings true for an all-new Sceptre 4K monitor that has recently surfaced at Amazon. It’s priced at just under $280 and boasts an up to 70Hz refresh rate. This beats out many of its UHD competitors with similar pricing, which have a tendency to top out at 60Hz when used in 4K. Other notable features include integrated speakers, four inputs, Blue Light Shift, and a VESA mount-ready design. Continue reading to learn more.
We are now tracking a series of notable deals on the iVANKY video extender series including USB-C hubs with 4K HDMI support, included power adapters, and more. These are a great way to expand your Mac or PC setup with some additional I/O, all organized into highly-rated units that will look great on the desktop. The deals start from just under $20, with free shipping for Prime members or in orders over $25, and range right up to flagship models with dual 4K/60Hz display support. Head below for a closer look at all of today’s deals.
Working from home has caused many of us to become very creative in the realm of productivity. Since clear audio and video is something everyone can appreciate, the last year has caused many folks to upgrade their webcam, microphone, and more. For anyone that has yet to do this, an upcoming 4K document camera from IPEVO could be the perfect way to address several issues. In addition to scanning documents, IPEVO V4K Pro also functions as a dedicated webcam with an onboard microphone. It is upheld by an adjustable aluminum arm, ensuring you can find a great viewing angle for meetings, document captures, and more.
Ever the trendsetter, CASETiFY is kickstarting summer with a new collection featuring the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Heralded as one of the defining artists of the 20th century, Basquiat’s works have influenced many artists. And now CASETiFY is working with his estate to ensure a tasteful range of pieces to spread his message and memory. This new collection will include a menagerie of Apple gear featuring his iconic portraits. From iPhone and AirPods cases to MacBook covers, charges, and Apple Watch gear, there’s an ocean of work to dive into. So hit the jump to keep reading.
Today, Satechi is launching the latest addition to its roster of wireless aluminum keyboards with the new X2 offering. Arriving with all of the notable features you’ll find elsewhere in its stable, highlights include USB-C charging, a design that’ll blend right in with rest of your Apple setup, and a new hybrid full-size form factor for space-conscious workstations. Head below for all of the details.
The world of gaming monitors is packed with what can feel like a never-ending list of options. Commonly used resolutions range from 1080p to 4K, but many agree that 2K (or QHD) is the sweet spot as processing too many pixels often leads to sluggish performance. This is precisely where the latest Monoprice Zero-G monitor lands while also wielding a 144Hz refresh rate, 1500R curvature, HDR support, and Adaptive Sync. Pricing for this unit is quite competitive, undercutting other displays with similar specifications by around $40 or so. Continue reading to learn more.
Apogee – one of the world leaders in analog-to-digital conversion and audio interfaces – is introducing its all-new Duet 3 today. Following in line with the previous generation version that “raised the expectations for what a home studio audio interface should offer,” the new Duet 3 interface is a sleek audio interface for Mac (and Windows) content creators and music producers with onboard hardware DSP to power built-in and low-latency recording with some serious plug-ins/FX. Head below for a closer look at the new high-end Apogee Duet 3 interface.
While there’s no shortage of laptop stands currently on the market, there aren’t very many that sport a similar design to the new Cooler Master ErgoStand Air. Instead of embracing bulky style, this offering chases a fold-flat form factor that’s comprised of premium materials including both aluminum and rubber. It’s sold in silver and black colorways, allowing it to pair nicely with MacBooks, Chromebooks, PCs, and more. Continue reading to for additional information.
Sabrent has added another product to its lineup, and this time around, it takes full advantage of Thunderbolt 3 with up to 40Gb/s throughput. Unlike many other hubs, the Sabrent Thunderbolt Travel Dock boasts a compact design that’s “ideal for backpacks and travel.” The integrated HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.4 inputs can power two displays at once, one at 4K and another at 8K. Best of all, 60Hz refresh rates (and higher) are supported. Other ports include Ethernet, USB 3.2 Type-A, and SD. Continue reading to learn more.
While ROCCAT may not be as well-known as Logitech G or Blue Microphones, the company has been cranking out reputable computer accessories since it was founded in 2006. The latest offering to join the company’s portfolio is ROCCAT Torch. It’s touted as being a studio-grade microphone with 24-bit audio that’s paired with cardioid, stereo, and whisper pick-up patterns. Users will also benefit from contactless mute, which is activated by lightly waving your hand over the top of this microphone. RGB lighting and boom arm compatibility are a couple of other notable features. Continue reading to learn more.
Today, Samsung is announcing its expanded Smart Monitor lineup including the new flagship 43-inch M7 UHD model. Positioned as the world’s first “do-it-all” screen, the Samsung Smart Monitors launched in 2020 with integrated media and productivity apps, plenty of connectivity options, and a solar cell-powered remote control, among other things. Already added to our roundup of the best Thunderbolt and USB-C monitors out there, head below for more details on the expanded Samsung Smart Monitor models and the new flagship 43-inch M7 UHD variant.
With years of MacBooks, Chromebooks, and PC laptops adopting USB-C, it should come as no surprise that there’s a plethora of hubs on the market. This is great for consumers who can easily find an ideal solution that taps into all of the flexibility the port offers, but so many options can also make the shopping experience somewhat daunting. A new entry in the Belkin USB-C hub lineup aims to inject a trustworthy product into a sea of questionable ones. It offers up seven ports, wields support for up to 100-watt passthrough charging, can power a 4K display, and the list goes on. Continue reading to learn more.
Oakywood introduces new felt MacBook and iPad sleeves with eco-friendly washpapa leather alternative
Oakywood — maker of a range of Apple gear accessories and the like — is introducing its new lineup of washpapa tech accessories with the new Felt MacBook Case and Felt iPad Case. Both options combine soft merino wool felt the brand is known for and the eco-friendly leather alternative, washpapa. We previously took a hands-on look at the felt wool AirPods cases, as well as its walnut and polycarbonate iPhone 12 Bumper Case, but it’s now time to take a look at the new washpapa felt MacBook and iPad cases. Head below for a closer look.
One of the perks of working from home is that in many instances you can set your office up just the way you like. Not just with your favorite furniture, but also sleek-looking hardware and peripherals. For some, new Forest and Arctic Camo styles of the Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse styles could prove to be a visual upgrade for their workspace. Features are in line with the lineup of Microsoft’s standard and vibrant Bluetooth mouse variants, meaning users can expect 12-month battery life, a modern shape, and more. Continue reading for additional details.
The latest RapidX gizmo has arrived, and it wants to turn a standard wall outlet into a stand and all-in-one charging base. RapidX MyCharging Station is able to power up to seven devices at once by adding Qi, USB-C PD, and USB-A ports to your existing outlet while also keeping both AC slots ready and waiting. Buyers only have to remove the AC cover and plug in RapidX MyCharging Station to get up and running, making it a much easier solution to install when compared with fully swapping out an outlet for one with USB-C. Continue reading to learn more.
ViewSonic has taken the wraps off four new monitors. Each display is aimed squarely at satisfying the modern needs that require many folks to be able to work from anywhere. Two units wield a built-in webcam, one USB-C powered model features a “featherlight” design, and there’s even a massive 34-inch ViewSonic UltraWide monitor with a Type-C hub and 90-watt passthrough charging. Spanning three display categories, ViewSonic’s new monitor portfolio goes all-in on a future where the thought of working remotely is fully embraced. Continue reading to learn more.
Thousandshores Inc (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon is offering the iClever Wireless Keyboard for $16.99 Prime shipped with the code 5OSDWCZP and when you clip the on-page coupon. Down 50% from its normal going rate once you stack the discounts, today’s deal marks one of the best prices that we’ve tracked all-time. If you’re looking for a compact desk upgrade, this is it. Not only does it ditch the cord, allowing for a cleaner workspace, but it’s also fairly compact for smaller setups. Instead of Bluetooth, this keyboard also relies on a 2.4GHz wireless dongle, making it more versatile for desk setups. Rated 4.5/5 stars.
Anker never seems to quit. The brand has unleashed several new products lately, and many of them unfortunately tend to fly under the radar. Some of what we’ve seen over the last month or so include new Soundcore Bluetooth speakers, its first MagSafe cases, a PowerWave Sense iPhone stand, and a Thunderbolt 4 Hub that turns a single port into three. Today we’ve discovered a new Anker SD card reader that sports not only Type-C connectivity, but also USB-A. As with the company’s other popular USB-C card reader, this offering supports both micro and full-size SD cards. Continue reading to learn more.
PowerA, Hori, PDP, and others have become viable brands to turn to when Nintendo-branded controllers are out of stock, priced too high, or for a variety of other reasons. But even these offerings tend to be made solely with Nintendo Switch in mind and leave other platforms in the dust. This is where 8Bitdo steps into frame. The company has made a name for itself by supporting a wide range of platforms while also delivering a nice selection retro-themed controllers. 8Bitdo Sn30 Pro Gray Edition is the brand’s latest release, and it’s now available for pre-order. Continue reading to learn more.
We have spotted some notable deals on Novation Launchpads today. Amazon is now offering the Novation Launchpad X Grid Controller for Logic Pro and Ableton Live at $159.99 shipped. That’s $40 or 20% off, matching the 2021 low, and the best price we can find. Recently updated to work hand-in-hand with Apple’s huge Logic Pro update (as well as Ableton’s Live recording software), these controllers offer up hands-on control over your tracks and sounds in Logic Pro like never before. You’re looking at 64 RBG pads for playing notes/drums or triggering loops, transport controls (play, stop, volumes, mutes, pans, and much more), and the ability to customize everything for triggering/controlling just about anything inside of Logic Pro. Rated 4+ stars from over 1,600 Amazon customers and you can get a much better idea of what to expect in our ongoing Live Loops Launchpad diary right here. Additional deals and details below.