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Review: Anker's 535 Portable Power Station Keeps Your Devices Running While You're Off the Grid

Friday March 11, 2022 12:02 pm PST by
At CES earlier this year, Anker introduced the 535 Portable Power Station, the latest entrant in its PowerHouse lineup of large portable batteries for supporting electronic devices while camping, during power outages, and in other situations where you're off the grid. I've had a bit of time to test out the $500 Anker 535, and it delivers a handy set of connectivity options for charging up a...

Review: Anker's MagGo Accessories Offer Flexible MagSafe-Compatible Charging Solutions

Tuesday December 14, 2021 7:04 am PST by
A couple of months ago, Anker launched its new "MagGo" lineup of MagSafe-compatible charging accessories. While they don't support the full 15-watt charging available with official MagSafe accessories and will be limited to 7.5 watts, they otherwise provide a versatile set of charging options for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 devices. I've had a set of most of Anker's MagGo accessories for a few...

Review: Anker's Soundcore Frames Offer Bluetooth Audio Eyewear in a Range of Styles

Monday November 1, 2021 3:00 am PDT by
Anker's audio brand Soundcore last month announced the Soundcore Frames, modular Bluetooth glasses frames that offer open-ear audio and interchangeable front frames for a variety of looks. The Soundcore Frames start at $200 for a standard kit and begin shipping today, but I've been trying them for the past couple of weeks and have come away impressed with their looks, versatility, and...

Review: Anker's PowerWave Go 3-in-1 Stand Charges Your Apple Devices at Home and on the Go

Monday July 19, 2021 5:00 am PDT by
Back at CES, Anker announced the PowerWave Go 3-in-1 Stand, a docking station for iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods that also includes a removable power bank to charge your devices on the go, and after a few months to finalize the product, it's launching today. I've had a few days to try out the PowerWave Go, and I can say that it's a clever gadget that comes in handy for those steeped in the ...

Review: Anker's 24K Gold-Plated USB-C to Lightning Cable Certainly Makes a Statement

Wednesday June 3, 2020 8:32 am PDT by
Last week, Anker debuted a special edition 24K gold-plated USB-C to Lightning cable priced at $100, marking an unusual departure for the popular accessory company known for producing high-quality products at reasonable prices. While the cable itself is really just the company's PowerLine+ III cable with gold plating, Anker offered to send one over to me so I decided to check it out. Unboxi...

Review: Anker's Compact PowerPort Atom PD 2 Offers Up to 60W of Power for Charging Your Devices

Wednesday May 1, 2019 12:30 pm PDT by
Anker in late April announced the launch of its latest power adapter for charging Apple devices, the PowerPort Atom PD 2. Anker's newest PowerPort offers two USB-C charging ports and up to 60W of power in an enclosure that's smaller than standard stock laptop chargers. The PowerPort Atom PD 2 uses Gallium nitride or GaN, a new material that allows semiconductor components to be shrunk down,...

Review: Anker's 30W 'Atom' USB-C Charger is Tiny, Affordable, and Perfect for Charging iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks

Friday February 1, 2019 1:30 pm PST by
With a new material called Gallium nitride (GaN), semiconductor components have been able to be shrunk down, leading to smaller than ever charging accessories. Several accessory makers have been taking advantage of GaN technology for new products, including Anker. Anker recently debuted the PowerPort Atom PD 1, a 30W USB-C charger that's much smaller than the USB-C power adapters offered by...

Review: Anker's Soundcore Life 2 Bluetooth Headphones Offer Active Noise Cancelation Without Breaking the Bank

Wednesday January 16, 2019 3:30 am PST by
Anker is best known for its well-received power banks and mobile charging accessories, but the Chinese company has also been busy building its subsidiary Soundcore brand, under which it offers home audio products like smart Bluetooth speakers and wireless earphones. Anker says its ethos of making quality electronic devices at an affordable price also extends to its audio accessory lineup, so I ...

Review: Anker Debuts New 7.5-Watt 'PowerWave' Wireless Chargers Optimized for iPhones, On Sale Up to 20% Off

Thursday March 15, 2018 8:56 am PDT by
With the launch of the iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus last September, Apple finally embraced wireless smartphone charging, and as of the release of iOS 11.2 in December, the devices became able to support faster 7.5-watt charging. Belkin and Mophie were Apple's launch partners for wireless charging, with their optimized charging bases launching alongside the new phones and supporting the 7.5-watt...

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Best Wireless Chargers for iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus

Thursday December 28, 2017 1:43 pm PST by
With the release of the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple now supports Qi-based wireless inductive charging on its latest phones, and that means charging pads have quickly become popular accessories for iPhone owners. Apple's favored partners for wireless charging pads are Belkin and mophie, and Apple is carrying a $60 charger from each company in its own online and retail stores. ...

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Anker's Latest USB-C Docking Station Brings Triple-Display Support to M1 Macs

Wednesday May 18, 2022 7:06 am PDT by
While Apple's early M1-based Macs can only officially support a single external display, there are ways around the limitation. Anker is launching a new 10-in-1 USB-C docking station today which delivers just that. The Anker 563 USB-C dock includes two HDMI ports and a DisplayPort port, and it leverages DisplayLink to carry multiple video signals over a single connection. Given that this hub...
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Anker's New 100W GaN Charger Features Three USB Ports, 34% Smaller Size Than Apple's 96W Charger

Friday April 22, 2022 8:46 am PDT by
Originally announced at CES back in January, the U.S. version of Anker's highly anticipated 736 USB charger is now available through Amazon for $75.99 in black/silver. Using Anker's GaN II technology, the 100-watt 736 charger is 34% smaller than Apple's 96-watt charger, yet offers the flexibility of three USB ports to charge multiple devices when needed. The 736 includes two USB-C ports...
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Anker's Spring 2022 Lineup Includes Charging Solutions, Video Projector, Smart Scale, and 3D Printer

Tuesday April 12, 2022 10:17 am PDT by
Popular accessory company Anker and its various related brands have launched several new products in recent weeks, ranging from USB chargers to portable power stations to video projectors and more, so we thought we'd round up some of the most recent announcements. Anker 757 Portable Power Station Last month, we took a look at the Anker 535 Portable Power Station, a 512 watt-hour battery with...
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CES 2022: Anker Introduces New Charging Solutions, Smart Home Accessories, and More

Tuesday January 4, 2022 8:00 am PST by
Popular charging accessory company Anker today is announcing two new charging solutions, starting with the new Anker 736 Charger, also known as the Nano II 100W. The Anker 736 features 100 watts of total charging power and is equipped with two USB-C ports and a USB-A port to allow for charging three devices simultaneously. Anker says the 736 is the world's smallest 100-watt GaN wall charger...
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Exclusive Deals: Get Up to 45% Off Anker's MagSafe-Compatible Chargers and Other Accessories

Tuesday October 26, 2021 6:10 am PDT by
We've partnered up with Anker again this week, offering a collection of popular accessories on sale for up to 45 percent off their original prices. These include Anker's USB-C wall chargers, MagSafe-compatible Magnetic Car Mount, and an array of wireless chargers for iPhone and Apple Watch. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a...
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Anker Launches MagSafe-Compatible 'MagGo' Lineup of Charging Accessories

Monday October 25, 2021 6:30 am PDT by
Popular accessory maker Anker today is launching a new family of MagSafe-compatible accessories for the iPhone 12 and 13 lineups, arriving under new "MagGo" branding. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Anker is announcing six new MagGo products today: three...
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Anker Launches Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro Earbuds With Active Noise Cancellation and a Stemless Design

Thursday October 7, 2021 3:00 am PDT by
Anker's earphone brand Soundcore today is introducing its latest high-end wireless earbuds, the Liberty 3 Pro. Priced at $169.99, the Liberty 3 Pro offer a stemless design, personalized active noise cancellation (ANC), and a smaller, ergonomic design with silicone ear wings that incorporate pressure relief structures for a comfortable fit. Soundcore's Liberty 3 Pro earbuds are 30% smaller...
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Deals: Get Up to 45% Off Anker's USB-C Chargers, MagSafe-Compatible Accessories, and More

Monday September 27, 2021 7:39 am PDT by
Anker today introduced a new Gold Box sale on Amazon, taking up to 45 percent off select accessories for one day only. This time around, the deals include savings on USB-C wall chargers, portable batteries, and MagSafe-compatible wireless chargers. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment,...
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Deals: Get Up to 40% Off Anker's Top Charging Accessories in Today's Gold Box Sale

Thursday September 9, 2021 6:30 am PDT by
Anker today opened up a new Gold Box sale on Amazon, taking up to 40 percent off select charging accessories for one day only. This includes portable chargers, car chargers, wireless chargers, USB-C cables, and more. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running....
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Anker Refreshes Its 20W Adapter Lineup With Colorful Anker Nano Pro

Tuesday September 7, 2021 12:00 am PDT by
Last October, Anker debuted its 20-watt Anker Nano power adapter, a high-speed charger only slightly larger than Apple's standard 5-watt adapter. Ahead of the iPhone 13 launch, Anker today is introducing a refresh for its Anker Nano, which arrives under the name of Anker Nano Pro and comes in four color options: black, white, blue, and purple. The Anker Nano Pro has a single USB-C port and...
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Deals: Anker's New Sale Includes Discounts on Soundcore Earbuds, MagSafe-Compatible Car Mount, and More

Monday August 23, 2021 7:29 am PDT by
Anker's newest crop of discounts on Amazon have appeared online today, and this time around include USB-C surge protectors, wall chargers, Soundcore noise canceling earbuds, a car mount, and a few Eufy vacuum cleaners. The sales are a mix of a coupon codes and automatically applied discounts, so be sure to check out the list below for more details. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with...
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Exclusive Deals: Save Up to 25% on Anker's MagSafe-Compatible PowerWave Magnetic Pad, USB-C Wall Chargers, and More

Wednesday August 11, 2021 7:52 am PDT by
MacRumors and Anker have partnered this week to give our readers a chance to save on six of Anker's best charging accessories. This time, the devices on sale include USB-C chargers, wireless chargers, and a high capacity portable power station. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which...
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Deals: Anker's New Sale Includes Savings on Wireless Charging Stands, USB-C Accessories, and More

Monday July 26, 2021 7:32 am PDT by
Anker has started the week with a new collection of discounts on wireless chargers, USB-C wall chargers, and other popular charging accessories. This also includes markdowns on a pair of Eufy branded robot vacuums. The sales will be found on Amazon and coupon codes are not needed this time. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a...
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Deals: Anker Discounts Collection of Charging Accessories and Bluetooth Speaker in New Sale

Monday June 28, 2021 9:48 am PDT by
Anker's newest collection of discounts is focusing on surge protectors, with prices starting at just $11.89 for Anker's PowerExtend USB Mini. This accessory houses two USB-A ports and two AC outlets in a small 3-inch by 1-inch frame. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site...
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Deals: Anker's New Sale Offers Up to 43% Off Summer Travel Accessories Like Portable Batteries and Lightning Cables

Thursday June 17, 2021 6:38 am PDT by
Anker today is hosting a Gold Box deal on Amazon, including sales that reach up to 43 percent off original prices. Like other Gold Box sales, this one will only last for one day, so be sure to check out the deals below before they expire later today. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us...
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Anker's Nano II USB-C Chargers Pack Up to 65W of Power in a Smaller Design

Monday May 24, 2021 9:00 am PDT by
Anker today is introducing a new set of gallium nitride (GaN) USB-C chargers that offer fast charging speeds for mobile devices in a design that's smaller than ever. The new Nano II line is available in 30W, 45W, and 65W versions, and Anker says it has improved the chips and internal layout of its chargers to deliver greater efficiency while generating less heat. The 30-watt charger measures ...
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Exclusive Deals: Get Up to 52% Off Popular Anker Portable Batteries, Wireless Chargers, and Other Accessories

Tuesday May 18, 2021 8:15 am PDT by
Today we've partnered up with Anker to offer our readers a collection of new discount codes on wireless chargers, portable batteries, and wall chargers. In this sale you'll find up to 52 percent off select Anker accessories, with prices starting at just $17.99 for the company's MagSafe-compatible Magnetic Wireless Charger. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a...
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Hands-On With Anker's MagSafe-Compatible Battery Pack

Thursday April 15, 2021 9:39 am PDT by
Anker, a company known for its range of accessories designed for Apple products, recently came out with one of the first MagSafe-compatible battery packs, so we thought we'd check it out to see how it compares to a standard battery pack. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Design wise, Anker's power bank looks like a typical battery pack, but it has magnets built in...
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Exclusive Deals: Save Up to 25% on Anker's Portable Chargers, USB-C Accessories, and Lightning Cables

Monday March 15, 2021 8:47 am PDT by
We've partnered with Anker again this week, and in the new sale you have a chance to save up to 25 percent on Anker's wall chargers, portable chargers, wireless chargers, and Lightning cables. All sales require a discount code, which will expire on March 21. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which...
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Deals: Anker's MagSafe-Compatible Wireless Charger Drops to $15.99 Today on Amazon

Wednesday February 24, 2021 5:04 am PST by
Anker today is discounting a collection of accessories on Amazon, centering around its own MagSafe-compatible charger. Anker's version of MagSafe, the PowerWave Magnetic Pad, is on sale for $15.99 when you clip the $5 on-page coupon and then enter the code ANKER2560 at checkout. As a point of comparison, Apple's first-party charger is currently $34.00 on Amazon. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate ...