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Review: Nomad's $230 Base Station Pro Features an AirPower-Like Design but With a Few Limitations [Update]

Thursday August 27, 2020 11:30 am PDT by
Nomad this week launched its latest wireless charger, the Base Station Pro, which is unique because it uses Aira wireless charging technology to allow up to three devices to charge regardless of where they're placed on the charging mat. The Base Station Pro was first announced in October 2019, so it has been in development for some time. Because of its ability to charge multiple devices with ...

Review: Nomad's Titanium Band for Apple Watch is a Stylish and Cheaper Alternative to Apple's Link Bracelet

Friday March 22, 2019 11:52 am PDT by
Nomad is a company that creates useful accessories built around rugged simplicity, and in the past it has released iPhone cases, Lightning cables, and Apple Watch straps. This year, Nomad launched its first metal strap for the Apple Watch, called the Titanium Band, a full-metal link bracelet built with over twenty titanium links and a set of custom lugs, designed for the 44mm Apple Watch...

Review: Nomad's Base Station Lets You Wirelessly Charge an iPhone and an Apple Watch in One Convenient Location

Wednesday November 14, 2018 10:31 am PST by
Nomad, a company that makes various cables, chargers, cases, and other accessories for Apple devices, recently came out with an updated version of its Base Station charger. While the original Base Station is designed to wirelessly charge two iPhones at once, the updated Apple Watch version is able to charge an iPhone and an Apple Watch. The Base Station Apple Watch Edition features a...

Nomad PowerPack Review: A High-Quality Battery Pack With Tile Location Tracking

Friday December 9, 2016 8:02 am PST by
Nomad has been a well-known third-party Apple accessory manufacturer for a few years, creating leather cases for iPhones and iPads, Apple Watch bands, and battery packs that integrate directly into charging cables. The company's newest product is the $99.95 Nomad Advanced Trackable PowerPack, a 9,000 mAh mobile battery that is built with Nomad's usual "ultra-rugged construction," with an added...

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MacRumors Exclusive: Get Nomad's Rugged Case for AirPods at $9.89 (67% Off)

Tuesday June 16, 2020 6:29 am PDT by
Nomad is offering an exclusive discount to MacRumors readers this month, focusing on the company's Rugged Case for AirPods. You can get this accessory for $9.89 with the coupon code MACRUMORS67, down from an original price of $29.95. This offer will last through Tuesday, June 30. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Nomad. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a...

Nomad Unveils New 'Base Station Stand' Wireless Charger for iPhone and AirPods

Tuesday January 14, 2020 6:00 am PST by
Nomad today unveiled the Base Station Stand, a single device wireless charger designed to charge Qi-based products like the iPhone and the AirPods. The Base Station Stand, priced at $100, can only charge one device at a time, but it is equipped with two charging coils to offer both horizontal or vertical ‌iPhone‌ charging as well as ‌AirPods‌ and AirPods Pro charging. Most stand-based Qi...

Nomad Launches Hydrophobic Leather 'Active Straps' for Apple Watch

Wednesday December 4, 2019 11:55 pm PST by
Popular accessory company Nomad has released a new range of premium Apple Watch bands made from hydrophobic leather and designed for "heavy everyday use." The new Active Straps are water and sweat-resistant, and feature ventilation channels on the underside of the leather to ensure the bands remain comfortable and breathable during workouts. Nomad says the bands are "built for sport,"...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Base Station Hub Wireless iPhone Charger From Nomad

Friday October 11, 2019 11:09 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Nomad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Base Station Hub for wirelessly charging the iPhone, AirPods, and other devices. The Base Station Hub, which is priced at $99.95, features three wireless charging coils inside, and it can be used to charge two iPhones at once or an ‌iPhone‌ and ‌AirPods‌, or any other device that wirelessly...

Nomad's Upcoming 'Base Station Pro' is the Latest AirPower Alternative, Able to Charge 3 Devices in Any Position

Friday October 11, 2019 7:33 am PDT by
Nomad today shared a behind-the-scenes video that focuses on its upcoming "Base Station Pro" wireless charging mat. Similar to Apple's canceled AirPower accessory, the Base Station Pro can charge up to three devices at once in any position. Nomad worked with Aira and its "FreePower" wireless charging technology to build the Base Station Pro, which features an 18 coil matrix and proprietary...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Battery Cable for Charging Your iPhone From Nomad

Friday July 5, 2019 11:43 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Nomad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the company's Battery Cables, which combines a Lightning cable with a battery pack. Priced at $49.99, the Battery Cable combines a high-quality Lightning cable made from braided 500D nylon woven in a ballistic weave pattern with a 2,800mAh battery that's built right into the cord. The...

Nomad Updates Qi-Compatible Base Station With Integrated Apple Watch Charger

Wednesday October 31, 2018 7:39 am PDT by
Accessory company Nomad today launched the Base Station Apple Watch Edition, which includes a Qi charging mat for iPhone and integrated charging puck for Apple Watch. The new accessory is an upgrade from the original Base Station, which was focused on Qi charging for iPhone and lacked Apple Watch charging support. The Base Station Apple Watch Edition includes three 7.5W charging coils...

Nomad Debuts New Tesla Wireless Charger Made to Fit Model 3 Vehicles

Tuesday July 24, 2018 7:00 am PDT by
Nomad today announced the launch of a new wireless charging accessory that's been designed specifically with new Tesla Model 3 vehicles in mind. The Tesla Wireless Charger is a wireless charging dock developed for the iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and future iPhones, which fits perfectly into the Tesla Model 3 dash and connects to the two USB-A ports in the car. With the dual USB-A...

Nomad Launches New 2,800mAh Battery Cable for iPhone

Tuesday June 12, 2018 12:01 am PDT by
Nomad today announced the launch of an updated Battery Cable, which comes equipped with a slim 2,800 mAh battery to add a bit of extra juice to Apple's iPhones and iPads. The Battery Cable looks like a standard braided Nomad Lightning cable for the iPhone, but with the addition of a battery pack at one end that can be used for extra charging power when necessary. Nomad's 1.5M Battery...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Rugged 100W USB-C Cable From Nomad

Friday May 4, 2018 11:03 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Nomad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a rugged, high-quality USB-C cable designed for Apple's latest Macs that use USB-C and other USB-C accessories like the Nintendo Switch or Android smartphones. Priced at $39.95, Nomad's USB-C cable supports full 100W power transfer and 10Gb/s USB 3.1 data transfer speeds, making it compatible with...

Nomad Launches New 4-Port Wireless Charging Hub With Support for Fast Charging

Wednesday January 17, 2018 3:00 am PST by
Nomad today announced the launch of its new Wireless Charging Hub, which is designed to be the ultimate desktop hub for iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus users. The top of the Hub is a wireless charging pad that offers up to 7.5W of wireless charging power for Apple's glass-backed iPhones, and underneath, there are four additional ports. Three are USB-A ports meant for charging all...

Exclusive Offer: Get 15% Off Any Full-Priced Items From Nomad Through December 18 [Update: Extended to December 20]

Wednesday December 6, 2017 11:02 am PST by
MacRumors has partnered up with accessory maker Nomad to offer our readers an exclusive promotional code for 15 percent off any full-priced items on the company's website. To receive the promotion, all you have to do is enter the code MRUMORS15 during checkout and any full-priced items will get marked down by 15 percent. Note that this offer excludes any Nomad accessories already on sale. Note:...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Sport Strap for the Apple Watch From Nomad

Friday September 1, 2017 11:01 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Nomad to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Sport Strap for the Apple Watch. Nomad's Sport Strap is designed for 42mm Apple Watch models. It's constructed from a soft, pliable silicone for a comfortable, molded fit on any wrist. The silicone it's made from is antimicrobial and hypoallergenic, but it's also durable and water resistant,...

Nomad's 'Wallet for iPhone' Provides iPhone 6s With Full Charge on the Go

Tuesday November 3, 2015 5:57 am PST by
Nomad today announced a new product, the "Wallet for iPhone," which hides a small rechargeable battery cell within a traditional billfold wallet. The 2,400 mAh lithium-ion battery is housed in the hinge of the Wallet and promises to provide a full charge to an iPhone 6s. Owners of an iPhone 6 Plus or iPhone 6s Plus will probably only see half the charge of their phone restored due to the smaller...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Nomad Pod or Nomad Stand for Apple Watch

Friday September 4, 2015 11:06 am PDT by
For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Nomad to give five MacRumors readers a chance to win either a Nomad Pod or a Nomad Stand for the Apple Watch. The Nomad Pod is a compact Apple Watch stand and charger that includes an 1800 mAh battery for charging your Apple Watch even when away from home. The two-piece Pod includes a handy hidden cord wrap and a brushed aluminum cover held in...

Nomad's 'Pod' Battery Provides Four Full Charges for Apple Watch

Tuesday March 17, 2015 8:56 am PDT by
Accessory manufacturer Nomad today revealed the Pod, a mobile battery and cable management device that promises to provide the upcoming Apple Watch with up to four full charges, no doubt aimed at users unsure of the Watch's confirmed 18-hour lifespan (via TechCrunch). The Pod houses a small but powerful 1,800 mAh battery as the source of the four full charges claim, but added USB and USB-C...