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Mobee Debuts Discreet 'Magic Hub' for iMac/Apple Display With 4 USB 3.0 Ports

Mobee, a company that makes a range of chargers for Apple's peripherals, today unveiled its new Magic Hub at Berlin's IFA trade show. The Magic Hub is designed to attach to the back of an iMac or Apple Thunderbolt Display, housing four separate USB 3.0 hubs.

The Magic Hub, which matches the finish of Apple's own products, does not require an external wall adapter because it gets its power from the main power cord of the iMac or Apple Display. It's also able to recharge devices through USB when the iMac or display is powered off.

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The Magic Hub features:
- 4 Ports USB 3.0 Hub.
- 2.1 Amps power output on each USB port.
- Directly powered by the Apple iMac or Apple monitor, doesn't require any additional wall adaptor.
- Remains powered while your Apple iMac or Apple monitor is turned off.
- Matches perfectly with the design and finish of Apple products.
- Doesn't restrict the swivel of your Apple display.
The Magic Hub will retail for €50, which is just over $65. The product is expected to ship in October, and should be listed for pre-order on the Mobee website shortly.

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2 weeks ago

And if your Mac is wall mounted?


Then you don't buy it.

The same applies if your Mac is actually an old Teddy bear
Rating: 11 Votes
2 weeks ago

And if your Mac is wall mounted?


I'm not an expert nor do I play one on tv but I'm pretty sure that this would not work. But again I'm not an expert, I'm just kinda OK at looking at things and using my brain. Not even that good at that but I'm almost positive it's not for you. Actually, I'm sure it is not for wall mounted macs. Great question though!
Rating: 11 Votes
2 weeks ago

And if your Mac is wall mounted?


If your iMac is wall mounted, then, [jedi hand wave], this is not the hub you are looking for.
Rating: 10 Votes
2 weeks ago
What about a Thunderbolt to USB 3.0 version?
Rating: 6 Votes
2 weeks ago

And if your Mac is wall mounted?

Really?
Rating: 4 Votes
2 weeks ago

What about a Thunderbolt to USB 3.0 version?


That's all I really need atm.

Bloody hell...

80€ for the first guy to pass me a TB->USB3.0 4x hub.
The docks always come with ports I already have or the dreaded USB 2.0 ports... Pfft...

Glassed Silver:mac
Rating: 3 Votes
2 weeks ago
So wait... is this a 4-port USB charger... or a USB hub ???

There's no mention of the connection to your computer to turn one USB port on your iMac into 4 ports on the hub.

Or is there?
Rating: 2 Votes
2 weeks ago

Yeah, it's actually not clear how this device works. Since it's called "hub" I just assumed that it works as an USB3 hub. But it just seems to be a charger.
However, they state that it "Adds 3 USB ports to your iMac", and there's four ports on it? It just doesn't make any sense.

It has 4 ports and a cable to connect to a USB port on the Mac. It adds only 3 ports as one of the existing ports on the Mac is taken up with the connection to the hub leaving 1 less on the Mac itself for general use.
Rating: 2 Votes
2 weeks ago

I'm not an expert nor do I play one on tv but I'm pretty sure that this would not work. But again I'm not an expert, I'm just kinda OK at looking at things and using my brain. Not even that good at that but I'm almost positive it's not for you. Actually, I'm sure it is not for wall mounted macs. Great question though!


Love it.
Rating: 1 Votes
2 weeks ago

Probably because it's a really dumb question. I bet you that user doesn't even have a wall mounted iMac.


Yeah, it may be dumb, but sometimes it's better to just let someone sit in their dimwittedness than call them out on it...
Rating: 1 Votes

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