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Review: Logitech's Folio Touch With Trackpad for iPad Pro is an Affordable Alternative to Apple's Magic Keyboard

Friday August 14, 2020 1:15 pm PDT by
When Apple introduced updated iPad Pro models earlier this year they came with a new accessory, the Magic Keyboard. Priced starting at $299, the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro is Apple's most advanced keyboard yet, offering backlit full-size keys and, more importantly, a trackpad. At launch, there was no third-party equivalent to the Magic Keyboard because trackpad support for the iPad Pro was...

Review: Logitech's Circle View Offers Privacy-Focused HomeKit-Compatible Video Recording

Friday June 5, 2020 12:16 pm PDT by
Logitech in May debuted the Circle View, its newest HomeKit-enabled home security camera equipped with Apple's HomeKit Secure Video feature, providing in-home video monitoring with greater privacy protections. I've used Logitech's Circle cameras in my home for many years now and recently checked out the new Circle View to see how it compares to earlier Logitech home security cameras. Desig...

Review: Logitech's POWERED 3-in-1 Dock is a Convenient Way to Charge an iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods All at Once

Wednesday March 25, 2020 10:05 am PDT by
Logitech in March introduced a new series of POWERED wireless charging options, one of which is a new 3-in-1 dock meant to charge the iPhone, Apple Watch, AirPods, and other devices that support Qi-based wireless charging. After Apple canceled the AirPower charging dock in March of 2019, multi-device charging options soared in popularity. It seems like every company is coming out with a...

Review: Logitech's Slim Folio Pro Offers a Lower-Cost Alternative to Apple's Smart Keyboard Folio for iPad Pro

Tuesday April 9, 2019 12:40 pm PDT by
Apple makes a keyboard designed for the 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, the Smart Keyboard Folio, but some people dislike it because of the thin keys, the lack of key travel, and the high price tag. For those who don't like the Smart Keyboard, Logitech has designed the Slim Folio Pro, a new keyboard case available for the 2018 iPad Pro models. Logitech's Slim Folio Pro is more affordable...

Review: Ultimate Ears' Newly Announced BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 Speakers Are Its Best Yet

Thursday August 30, 2018 12:01 am PDT by
Popular speaker company Ultimate Ears today announced the launch of the two newest speakers in its product lineup, the BOOM 3 and the MEGABOOM 3. Like all Ultimate Ears speakers, the BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 are portable, waterproof speakers that can be used in a variety of conditions and are perfect for the pool or the beach. Compared to previous-generation speakers, the BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3...

Review: Logitech's $70 'POWERED' 7.5W Wireless Charging Stand Offers a Hassle-Free Upright Design

Friday August 17, 2018 11:48 am PDT by
Logitech often works with Apple to introduce new accessories for Apple devices, and in early August, Logitech announced its latest product designed in collaboration with Apple, the new POWERED wireless charging stand for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. POWERED is an upright charging stand able to charge a compatible iPhone in either horizontal or landscape orientation. Made from a...

Review: Logitech's CRAFT Wireless Keyboard is Pricey, but the Input Dial Is a Useful Addition

Wednesday November 29, 2017 6:44 am PST by
Last month, Logitech released the CRAFT, a wireless "Advanced Keyboard" complete with a creative input dial for controlling customizable, app-specific functions. I've been testing one out over the last few weeks to see if the company's latest Mac/PC accessory can live up to its $200 price tag. ...

Review: Logitech's $99 MX Sound 2.0 Speakers Offer Great Audio for the Money

Thursday October 12, 2017 10:32 am PDT by
Logitech's MX Sound 2.0 Bluetooth speakers are the audio offering in its latest desktop accessory range, which includes the MX ERGO mouse and CRAFT keyboard. Like most stereo speakers around the $99 price point, they're positioned as a decent upgrade over typically lifeless-sounding integrated monitor and laptop speakers. The company says it focused on design quality and audio performance...

Review: Logitech's Circle 2 Brings HomeKit Compatibility and a New Design

Friday October 6, 2017 9:29 am PDT by
Logitech's Circle 2, introduced in June, is the second-generation version of its Circle home security camera. This new version features a redesigned body, wired and wire-free versions, accessories that let it be positioned anywhere, and, through a recent update, HomeKit support. Circle 2 is meant to be used as a home security device and it's ideal for keeping an eye on your house while you're...

Logitech Create Review: Excellent Keyboard, but Makes iPad Pro Bulky and Heavy

Wednesday December 2, 2015 10:34 am PST by
Logitech's Create Keyboard Case for the iPad Pro was one of the first third-party keyboards available for the device, because Logitech created it with help from Apple. Because Logitech partnered with Apple for the accessory, it's also the only third-party keyboard that's currently able to take advantage of the Smart Connector on the iPad Pro, meaning it doesn't need to connect to the iPad over...

Review: The Logi Circle Will Keep You Connected to Your Home Even When Away

Friday November 6, 2015 12:43 pm PST by
The Logi Circle, a home monitoring camera, is one of the first products Logitech is selling under its new Logi brand, which it's using for devices that are part of the Internet of Things. The Logi Circle is a palm-sized connected camera designed to let its users monitor their home and interact with pets, children, and other people when away. I've been using the Logi Circle in my home for the ...

Video Review: Logitech's 'Blok' Case Lineup for the iPad Air 2

Thursday September 17, 2015 1:25 pm PDT by
With Apple neglecting to update the iPad Air 2 during its fall 2015 event, accessories for the device will continue to be relevant and in-demand for the foreseeable future. We went hands-on with Logitech's new Blok case lineup for the iPad Air 2, which debuted in July under its new Logi brand name. The simplest of the three cases, the Logi Blok Protective Shell, fits around the back of the...

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iPad Pro Keyboard Comparison: Logitech's $160 Folio Touch vs. Apple's $300 Magic Keyboard

Tuesday August 11, 2020 2:11 pm PDT by
Logitech recently debuted the Folio Touch, a keyboard and trackpad case designed for the 11-inch iPad Pro that serves as an alternative to the Magic Keyboard. In our latest YouTube video, we compare the $160 Folio Touch to Apple's $300 Magic Keyboard to see which is better. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Logitech is selling the Folio Touch for $160, while Apple's...

Logitech Launches New 'Folio Touch' Keyboard Case With Trackpad for 11-Inch iPad Pro

Thursday July 16, 2020 10:25 am PDT by
Logitech ">today announced the launch of the Logitech Folio Touch, a new keyboard case with trackpad designed for the 11-inch iPad Pro models released in 2018 and 2020. The Logitech Folio Touch is Logitech's first keyboard with trackpad designed for the ‌iPad Pro‌ and it serves as an alternative to Apple's own Magic Keyboard. Logitech previously released the Combo Touch, a keyboard with...

Logitech Launches New Keyboard and Mouse Accessories for Macs

Tuesday July 7, 2020 6:40 am PDT by
Logitech today announced a new mouse and keyboard built for Macs, called the Logitech MX Master 3 and Logitech MX Keys for Mac. These new accessories are updates that have been optimized specifically for Apple's MacBook and iMac computers. The Logitech MX Keys for Mac ($99.99) supports a tactile keyboard with smart backlighting that automatically adjusts to ambient lighting conditions. It...

Logitech Launches New Circle View Camera With HomeKit Secure Video Support

Monday May 18, 2020 6:00 am PDT by
Logitech today introduced its newest home security camera with HomeKit Secure Video support, the new Circle View. The Circle View Camera offers crisp, 1080p video capture with a 180-degree diagonal field of view. According to Logitech, the Circle View features a wide dynamic range for more detail in sunlight or shadows. Like existing Logitech Circle cameras, the Circle View features an...

Hands-On With Logitech's New Keyboard Case With Trackpad for iPad Air [Updated]

Monday April 20, 2020 2:32 pm PDT by
When Apple debuted the new Magic Keyboard with Trackpad for the iPad Pro, Logitech also announced new keyboards with trackpads that take advantage of the trackpad functionality in iPadOS 13.4 but are designed for older iPads, including the most recent iPad Air, the 10.5-inch ‌iPad Pro‌, and the 7th-generation iPad. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. We got our hands...

Logitech Keyboard Cases With Trackpad for 7th-Generation iPad and iPad Air Now Available

Wednesday April 15, 2020 11:15 am PDT by
When Apple unveiled new iPad Pro models and the Magic Keyboard with trackpad, which is now on sale, Logitech also introduced new keyboard cases with trackpads that are designed for the 10.2-inch 7th-generation iPad and the 10.5-inch iPad Air. As of today, the Logitech Combo Touch Keyboard Case with Trackpad for iPad and the Logitech Combo Touch Keyboard Case with Trackpad for iPad Air can be ...

Logitech-Owned Streamlabs Expands Streaming Software to Mac

Tuesday March 31, 2020 8:00 am PDT by
Logitech-owned company Streamlabs, a provider of live streaming tools, has today expanded its software to the Mac. Streamlabs OBS is available on macOS in an open beta capacity, allowing live streamers on Mac to access customization tools for creating professional broadcasts, engaging with audiences, and monetizing content on Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, Facebook, and other streaming platforms. ...

Logitech Debuts Trackpad Keyboards for 10.2-Inch iPad and 10.5-Inch iPad Air

Wednesday March 18, 2020 7:50 am PDT by
Apple today announced that iPadOS 13.4 will feature trackpad support for all iPad Pro models, the iPad Air 2 and later, the fifth-generation iPad and later, and the iPad mini 4 and later. The software update will be released on March 24. Trackpad support paves the way for Apple's new Magic Keyboard for 2018 and later iPad Pro models, coming in May, as well as third-party options. Logitech's ...

Logitech Launches New POWERED 3-in-1 Dock for Wirelessly Charging iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch

Wednesday March 11, 2020 7:00 am PDT by
Logitech today debuted a new series of POWERED wireless charging options, which includes a POWERED Stand, a POWERED Pad, and a POWERED 3-in-1 dock for charging iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods. Priced at $129.99, Logitech's POWERED Wireless Charging 3-in-1 Dock is a compact charger that accommodates an ‌iPhone‌ in an upright charging position alongside a charging space for ‌AirPods‌, AirPods ...

New Mac Pro Accessories Added to Apple Store, Plus Logitech 4K Webcam for Pro Display XDR

Tuesday December 10, 2019 9:39 am PST by
Along with the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR, Apple has added a variety of related accessories to its online store. The new Mac Pro accessories include Apple's Afterburner card, AMD's Radeon Pro Vega II MPX and Vega II Duo MPX graphics modules, Promise's custom Pegasus R4i and Pegasus J2i storage modules, Belkin's lock adapter for use with a third-party lock or cable, Belkin's AUX power...

Logitech Circle 2 Camera Gains Support for HomeKit Secure Video

Thursday November 14, 2019 9:15 am PST by
Logitech today announced that existing Circle 2 Home Security Cameras are being updated with HomeKit Secure Video support. ‌HomeKit Secure Video‌ is designed to offer up a more secure way to manage the footage captured by in-home security cameras. The Logitech Circle 2 camera will leverage the iPad, Apple TV, or HomePod (whichever is set up as a Home Hub) to analyze video on your devices. ...

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

Wednesday October 9, 2019 8:57 am PDT by
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...

Apple's Smart Keyboard Folio vs. Third-Party Alternatives

Friday April 12, 2019 9:13 am PDT by
Apple designed a Smart Keyboard Folio for the 11- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, but while it's super slim, it's also expensive and with flat keys that some iPad users might not like. Luckily, third-party companies like Zagg and Logitech have come out with some alternate ‌iPad Pro‌ keyboards, and in today's video, we're comparing the ‌Smart Keyboard‌ Folio from Apple to two popular...

Logitech Debuts New Slim Folio Pro Keyboard Case for 2018 iPad Pro Models

Tuesday April 2, 2019 12:01 am PDT by
Logitech today announced the launch of the Slim Folio Pro, a new keyboard case that's designed for the 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models. The Slim Folio Pro is a folio-style case for the ‌iPad Pro‌ with a built-in backlit keyboard that's an alternative to the Smart Keyboard offered by Apple. Logitech's Slim Folio Pro connects to the new ‌iPad Pro‌ models using a Bluetooth connection rather ...

Logitech Crayon Compatible With New iPad Air and iPad Mini

Monday March 18, 2019 1:28 pm PDT by
Apple's new iPad Air and fifth-generation iPad mini both work with the Apple Pencil, but are limited to the first-generation ‌Apple Pencil‌ rather than the second-generation model, which only works with 2018 ‌iPad‌ Pros. If you're looking for a more affordable alternative, though, it turns out both new ‌iPad‌ models are compatible with the Logitech Crayon, an Apple Pencil-like stylus that...

Logitech Announces Z606 5.1 Surround Sound Speakers With Bluetooth Connectivity

Tuesday February 26, 2019 6:00 am PST by
Logitech today added a new 5.1 surround sound speaker system to its audio range featuring wireless multi-source connectivity. Called the Logitech Z606, the six-speaker system offers 160 watts of peak power and includes 3.5mm audio jack and RCA cable connections along with a built-in Bluetooth 4.2 module for quickly connecting to TVs, smartphones, tablets, consoles and computers. The...

Logitech's Crayon Stylus Expands to All Users Through Apple Store Availability

Thursday September 6, 2018 12:01 am PDT by
Logitech today announced that its Crayon stylus, which was previously only available to schools, is coming to Apple retail stores, which means it will be available for everyone to purchase for the first time. Introduced in March alongside the 6th-generation 9.7-inch iPad, the Crayon is designed to operate as a lower-cost alternative to the Apple Pencil. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube ...

Logitech Unveils 'POWERED' Wireless Charging Stand for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X, Designed in Collaboration With Apple

Tuesday August 7, 2018 2:47 am PDT by
Logitech has announced a new wireless charger for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X that aims to make it easier to use your smartphone while charging it at the same time. Designed "in collaboration with Apple", Logitech's POWERED Wireless Charging Stand can be placed on a desk or bedside table, and can hold your iPhone in an upright position – ideal for unlocking Face ID and reading...

Logitech Acquires Blue Microphones for $117 Million in Cash

Tuesday July 31, 2018 1:41 am PDT by
Logitech has announced its acquisition of Blue, the California-based maker of studio-quality microphones, in a $117 million cash deal. Blue, creator of the popular Yeti and Snowball microphone lines, will join Logitech's portfolio of other brands, which includes Jaybird, Ultimate Ears, and ASTRO gaming. In a blog post, Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell explained how the acquisition would...

Logitech Releases New Magnetic Mount for Logitech Circle 2 Camera

Wednesday May 16, 2018 12:01 am PDT by
Logitech today announced the launch of a new accessory for the wired and wire-free versions of its Logitech Circle 2 camera, the Magnetic Mount. With the Magnetic Mount, which attaches right to the bottom of a Logitech Circle 2 camera, you can stick the Logitech Circle 2 on any magnetic surface, like a refrigerator, a metal door frame, a light fixture, a rain gutter, or any other compatible...