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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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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 ...
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Anker Releases MagSafe-Compatible Battery Pack for iPhone 12 Lineup

Tuesday February 23, 2021 6:49 am PST by
Following rumors that Apple is working on a MagSafe battery pack for iPhone 12 models, popular accessory maker Anker has beaten Apple to the punch with the release of its PowerCore Magnetic 5K Wireless Power Bank. First previewed at CES 2021, the PowerCore battery pack magnetically attaches to the back of any iPhone 12 model and provides 5W of wireless charging. With a 5,000 mAh capacity,...
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Exclusive Deals: Save on Anker's Best Wall Chargers, USB-C Cables, and Solar Powered Portable Chargers

Tuesday February 2, 2021 8:10 am PST by
We've teamed up with Anker again this month, with a new collection of discount codes marking down USB-C wall chargers, surge protectors, portable chargers, USB-C hubs, and a wireless charger. All discount codes in this sale will expire on Sunday, February 7. 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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Anker Unveils $130 Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro Earbuds to Compete With AirPods Pro

Tuesday January 12, 2021 9:28 am PST by
Anker today announced the launch of the Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro headphones, which are true wireless earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation capabilities. Priced at $130, the Liberty Air 2 Pro earbuds are half the price of the AirPods Pro, and are the first Soundcore headphones to offer noise cancelling functionality. There are three ANC modes, including Transport, Indoor, and Outdoor to...
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CES 2021: Anker Unveils New Magnetic Series Accessories, PowerWave Stand and More

Monday January 11, 2021 9:05 am PST by
Popular accessory maker Anker today unveiled a whole range of new products that will be coming out over the course of the next few months. There are a range of magnetic cases for the iPhone 12 that will work with MagSafe and non-MagSafe magnetic accessories, with the cases offering simple but protective designs. Anker's iPhone cases will come out in mid-January with prices ranging from...
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Anker's eufyCam 2 Pro Camera With HomeKit Secure Video Now Available From Apple

Friday November 20, 2020 9:19 am PST by
Apple retail locations and Apple's online store now offer Anker's eufyCam 2 Pro, a home security camera that supports Apple's HomeKit Secure Video feature. Priced at $349.95, the eufyCam 2 Pro features a 2K resolution and a 140 degree field of view for sharp wide-angle video. The setup comes with a home base required for operation along with two cameras to use in the home. With ‌HomeKit...
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Anker Bumps Its Tiny Anker Nano USB-C Power Adapter Up to 20W [Updated]

Friday October 2, 2020 1:00 am PDT by
Popular accessory brand Anker today is launching its latest diminutive charger, a 20W Anker Nano that packs fast-charging power into a tiny wall adapter. 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. The new Anker Nano, priced at $19.99, is an updated version of the...
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Anker's Eufy Brand Debuts Smart Lockbox With AI and Built-In Camera for Package Deliveries

Tuesday August 25, 2020 7:00 am PDT by
Eufy, Anker's home security brand, today announced the Smart Drop, a new smart outdoor mailbox that's equipped with a built-in camera and advanced facial recognition capabilities to make package deliveries more secure. Made from carbon steel, the Smart Drop is a package dropbox that sits outside the home and provides a secure location for delivery people to place packages so they won't be...
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Anker Launches New eufyCam 2 Pro 2K Camera With HomeKit Secure Video Support

Tuesday July 7, 2020 1:48 pm PDT by
Anker today announced the launch of the eufyCam 2 Pro, a new home security camera available under the company's eufy brand. The eufyCam 2 Pro features a 2K resolution for crisp, sharp video, and it is compatible with HomeKit. According to Anker, the eufyCam 2 Pro features support for HomeKit Secure Video, which means video is encrypted and stored in iCloud and footage is viewed in the Home...