Logitech Crayon in Gray, Ember Mug 2, and More Added to Apple's Online Store

Apple has added a new selection of accessories to its online store this week.

For starters, the Logitech Crayon is now available in a new gray finish, complementing the existing silver option with red accents.


Priced at $69.95, the Logitech Crayon is a lower-cost alternative to the Apple Pencil. The drawing tool features a slim aluminum body and an Apple Pencil-like tip, with the same latency, tilt, and palm rejection that you get with the Apple Pencil. Unlike the Pencil, however, it lacks pressure sensitivity.

The Logitech Crayon is compatible with the sixth- and seventh-generation iPad, as well as the latest iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad mini models.

Also new to Apple's online store is a new set of Ember Mugs, appropriately called the Ember Mug 2 and Ember Travel Mug 2. Ember's second generation of coffee mugs include new battery technology, allowing users to enjoy their hot beverage for up to 3 hours with Ember Travel Mug 2, 1.5 hours with the 10 oz Ember Mug 2, or 80 minutes with the 14 oz Ember Mug 2. Overall, this is a 50 percent increase in battery life with the new mugs.


The Ember Travel Mug 2 has a new hidden-until-lit touch display that replaces the rotating dial on the base of the first generation mug. This allows users to adjust the temperature of their drink directly on the mug, as well as look at the mug's battery life. Across all mugs, the charging coaster has been redesigned with a "more refined look," according to Ember.

The companion Ember app for iPhone or Apple Watch allows you to set your precise drinking temperature for hot beverages, track caffeine consumption, save presets for your favorite drinks, customize the LED color, and more.

The new Ember Mug 2 is $99.95 for the 10-ounce size, up from $79.95, while the 14-ounce mug remains $129.95. The Ember Travel Mug 2 is $179.95. The new mugs can be purchased on Apple.com and on Ember's own website.

Next up is the Lumos Matrix smart bike helmet with an urban design and integrated front and rear LED lights to alert drivers to your presence when cycling in the dark. The helmet also has turn signals and automatic warning lights on the back to alert people behind you that you are slowing down.


The Lumos Matrix helmet is $249.95 in white or black. The helmet can be controlled with the included remote or the Lumos app for iPhone or Apple Watch.

As we reported earlier, the Xbox Wireless Controller is also now listed on Apple.com, although it is currently unavailable to purchase. As of iOS 13 and tvOS 13, the Xbox Wireless Controller and PlayStation DualShock 4 can be paired with an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV and used to play games on those devices.

Other accessories added to Apple.com this week include the MeeBot 2.0 programmable robot for kids, an iPhone-connected kettlebell with six weight options, the Native Union Drop XL wireless charging pad, an iPhone-mounted LED light for improved photos and videos, and more.

Visit the What's New section of Apple's accessories page, sorted by Newest, to view all of the latest additions.

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8 weeks ago
I like that Lumos Matrix helmet. I may just buy it and walk around with it on for no particular reason other than this is almost 2020 and it looks cool.o_O:p
Rating: 7 Votes
8 weeks ago


Maintain temp for 80 minutes? If its a heating device that I assume is plugged in, why can't it maintain temp indefinitely?

"Maintain your perfect drinking temperature in the 14-ounce mug for 80 minutes on a single charge—or all day on the included charging coaster"
Rating: 4 Votes
8 weeks ago
Lumos Matrix smart bike helmet ('https://www.apple.com/shop/product/HNNN2ZM/A/lumos-matrix-urban-bike-helmet') , when you want to look like Daft Punk while riding your bike.
Rating: 4 Votes
8 weeks ago
I own an original Ember mug. As someone who works from home and has a toddler, best purchase ever. There would be days where my coffee was ice cold before I could take a sip before. Now I keep it at 135 degrees F all the time. Love my Ember.
Rating: 4 Votes
8 weeks ago
I love our ember mugs ?
Rating: 4 Votes
8 weeks ago
I'm not the market for the Ember – I only raaaaarely have a hot chocolate – but it is clearly one of those products many just don't understand until they use it. Those who have them almost unanimously love them.

Please note the intentional use of language which allows for a small percentage of users to disagree. Don't @ me, bro. (:
Rating: 3 Votes
8 weeks ago


I wanted to buy one of the Ember mugs for my wife. She thought it was ridiculous. I looked up a simple coffee heater on Amazon. It works just as well, and I can use it with any existing mug. It costs $10. Why in the WORLD would anyone pay $100 for this thing?


Its the definition of runaway consumerism: "When peoples' basic needs are so well taken care of by technology, they will buy damn near anything", or something like that. Paraphrasing Milo Bloom via Berke Breathed, creator of Bloom County.

Something else to consider: here is yet another device that you need to get a cloud app in order to "make full use" of it. Seriously, you have to download the app and create an "Ember Account" in order to pair the base and the mug with your phone.
If you want a Sleep Number bed, you have to have a cloud account to use it. Then there's the modems and routers that may sit right next to your computer but you need a cloud account to admin them, the streaming music devices and server software that might be playing stuff from your local hard drive but still want you to route everything through their remote cloud in order to listen/watch, and all the lightbulbs/refrigerators/toasters,garage door openers and doorbells that also want you to log in to your home via someone else's cloud.

Maybe one percent of the people I explain this to suddenly "get it". The remainder are split into thirds, fairly evenly, between "so?" and "I don't care, they can watch me if they want, I have nothing to hide, who cares what toilet paper I buy?" and "I know what it means but you're not getting 1/10 of the functionality of that device if you don't access that cloud account".

Society is full of a bunch of slowly boiling frogs.
Rating: 3 Votes
8 weeks ago


I wanted to buy one of the Ember mugs for my wife. She thought it was ridiculous. I looked up a simple coffee heater on Amazon. It works just as well, and I can use it with any existing mug. It costs $10. Why in the WORLD would anyone pay $100 for this thing?


because you are not tethered to the coaster if you buy the Ember. Even around an office, it is nice to leave and walk around with a perfect temperature cup of Joe.
Rating: 2 Votes
8 weeks ago


I'm honestly surprised that Apple is allowing another manufacturer of a competing pencil device to work with iPads.


They worked in conjunction with Logitech to make the Crayon. It was cheaper so that schools could get a good deal when buying in bulk. They finally add grey color so now it doesn’t look like a toy
Rating: 2 Votes
8 weeks ago


I own an original Ember mug. As someone who works from home and has a toddler, best purchase ever. There would be days where my coffee was ice cold before I could take a sip before. Now I keep it at 135 degrees F all the time. Love my Ember.

just get a 30oz stainless steel tumbler. keeps things hot or cold all day for 10$
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