HyperDrive USB-C Hub for 2018 iPad Pro Adds Ports for 4K HDMI, Headphones, SD Card, and More

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Accessory company Hyper today announced the HyperDrive USB-C Hub for the 2018 iPad Pro. Apple's latest iPad Pro is the first of the company's tablets to include USB-C (replacing the Lightning port), allowing support for third-party USB-C accessories like Hyper's new device.


The HyperDrive for iPad Pro adds six total ports to the tablet: 4K HDMI, 3.5mm headphone jack, SD card slot, Micro SD card slot, USB-A 3.0, and USB-C Power Delivery. Hyper explains that the accessory features a replaceable C-shape grip that holds the USB-C hub securely onto the iPad Pro.


The device is available in Space Gray and Silver, to match the iPad Pro's colors, and it will work with both 11-inch and 12.9-inch models with and without the Smart Keyboard Folio. The company says that the HyperDrive for iPad Pro will be available in December for $49 for customers who sign up to be notified on its website. Otherwise, the device will run for $99.99.

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21 months ago

Maybe it's just me, but I fail to see why this is a better solution than having a laptop, with... you know - ACTUAL PORTS!!!

Lol not an Apple laptop
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21 months ago
The iPad seems to be entering its awkward stage in life. No longer a child, but clearly not an adult.
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21 months ago
I rather have the hub connected by a wire than all that clutter right up against the device
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21 months ago
Maybe it's just me, but I fail to see why this is a better solution than having a laptop, with... you know - ACTUAL PORTS!!!
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21 months ago
Great accessory,but Apple has to hate how ridiculous that looks with all those cables attached to their product. They create simplistic products but breed a third party dongle culture essentially making the product look like one big cluster fnck.
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21 months ago

Maybe it's just me, but I fail to see why this is a better solution than having a laptop, with... you know - ACTUAL PORTS!!!

Seriously? Lol. There are people who have both a notebook and a tablet. An iPad is great because it’s touch screen and apps optimized specifically for it. It’s a totally different experience doing things on the iPad and depending on what you’re doing that experience is better.
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