MacRumors Giveaway: Win a USB-C Wireless Charging Dock for AirPods From Satechi

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For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a USB-C Wireless Charging Dock for AirPods.

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Satechi's Wireless Charging Dock for AirPods is a simple ‌AirPods‌ charging platform that's able to connect to the USB-C port on a MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, or any other device that supports USB-C.

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The Charging Dock, priced at $30, adds a small platform to the side of a MacBook where the ‌AirPods‌ with Wireless Charging Case or AirPods Pro can be placed. When charging, there's an LED light at the front that lets you know when the battery is full.

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There are grooved edges on the side of the charger that keep the ‌AirPods‌ in place while charging, and the glossy white design perfectly matches the ‌AirPods‌ and ‌AirPods Pro‌ cases.

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Because the Wireless Charging Dock for ‌AirPods‌ is so compact, it can be tucked in a pocket or a bag and can be taken anywhere, so you're never without a way to wirelessly charge ‌AirPods‌. The dock-style design also means there's no need to deal with a cable.

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Size wise, the ‌AirPods‌ Charging Dock measures in at just 2.28 inches by 1.75 inches, and it's just 0.48 inches thick. It delivers 5W of power for charging up the ‌AirPods‌ quickly.

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We have 15 of Satechi's Wireless Charging Docks for ‌AirPods‌ available for MacRumors readers. To enter to win our ‌giveaway‌, use the Gleam.io widget below and enter an email address. Email addresses will be used solely for contact purposes to reach the winners and send the prizes. You can earn additional entries by subscribing to our weekly newsletter, subscribing to our YouTube channel, following us on Twitter, following us on Instagram, or visiting the MacRumors Facebook page.

Due to the complexities of international laws regarding giveaways, only U.S. residents who are 18 years or older and Canadian residents (excluding Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory are eligible to enter. To offer feedback or get more information on the ‌giveaway‌ restrictions, please refer to our Site Feedback section, as that is where discussion of the rules will be redirected.

The contest will run from today (August 14) at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time through 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time on August 21. The winners will be chosen randomly on August 21 and will be contacted by email. The winners will have 48 hours to respond and provide a shipping address before new winners are chosen.

Top Rated Comments

az431 Avatar
22 weeks ago
Can't you just plug the airpods case into the provided lightning cable? What does this accomplish aside from adding an appendage that has to be inserted and removed from the MacBook?
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
123 Avatar
22 weeks ago


Love this concept.

Yeah, let's create s box that you need to plug in, then use inefficient power transmission to load something slippery that needs to be placed and kept in the exact position on top of that box and which itself could just be plugged in. What a great concept!

The only thing I can imagine that would be even better is a much smaller and more versatile piece that would just directly connect the device. Real shame that nobody has invented such a thing. I would maybe call this a "cable" from latin capulum.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jankyjamie Avatar
22 weeks ago
This piece of crap weighs 34 grams and does only one thing. A lightning to USB-c cable weighs 18 grams and charges both Airpods or iPhone. What an idiotic idea.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jankyjamie Avatar
22 weeks ago
This is the stupidest product I have seen in a long time.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Analog Kid Avatar
22 weeks ago
Not the first to say it, but you really have to want to charge wirelessly to use this thing.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Drogba11 Avatar
22 weeks ago
Since it doesn’t have its own power supply it’s kind of useless. If you have to plug it into a laptop you might as well just charge them with the USB cable.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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