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Review: Satechi Launches New Qi2 Charging Stands

Thursday April 25, 2024 12:23 pm PDT by
Satechi today announced the availability of its two new Qi2 charging stands, the 3-in-1 Foldable Qi2 Wireless Charging Stand and the 2-in-1 Foldable Qi2 Wireless Charging Stand. Qi2 is the latest version of the Qi standard, and it is comparable to MagSafe. Qi2 uses magnets to ensure that smartphones are aligned properly with charging coils, and it is able to charge compatible iPhones at up...

Review: Satechi's USB-C Dual Dock Stand Adds an Array of Ports and Even Room for Extra Storage to Your MacBook

Thursday April 4, 2024 1:02 pm PDT by
Popular accessory company Satechi offers a wide variety of docks and hubs compatible with Apple's Mac lineup, and I've recently spent some time testing out the company's $150 USB-C Dual Dock Stand that adds a significant amount of connectivity to your Mac while remaining tucked out of sight and even giving your laptop a bit of extra breathing room. Perhaps the most noteworthy design aspect...

Review: Satechi's Thunderbolt 4 Dock Expands Mac Connectivity

Saturday September 10, 2022 2:00 am PDT by
Satechi's Thunderbolt 4 Dock provides a multitude of ports, including three Thunderbolt 4 ports, four USB-A ports, Gigabit Ethernet, a UHS-II card reader, and a 3.5mm audio jack, to increase your Mac setup's versatility for a price of $299. Thunderbolt allows data transfer from all of the ports to take place through a single cable connected to your host device. While not all Macs have a...

Review: Satechi's Latest Wireless Charger Has a Magnet, But Isn't MagSafe

Thursday January 7, 2021 9:34 am PST by
Satechi's latest charger, the USB-C Magnetic Wireless Charging Cable, is modeled after Apple's MagSafe charger and includes a built-in magnet that allows it to attach to Apple's iPhone 12 devices, but it's not MagSafe and can charge Apple devices at a maximum of 7.5W rather than 15W. Since this is a Qi-based charger, it works with AirPods and also Android smartphones, and for Android...

Review: Satechi's Dual Smart Outlet Offers HomeKit Compatibility and Power Monitoring

Friday August 16, 2019 10:23 am PDT by
Satechi this summer launched its first HomeKit-compatible product, the Dual Smart Outlet, a HomeKit plug that turns dumb appliances and electronics into smart electronics that can work alongside other HomeKit products. There are quite a few HomeKit-enabled smart plugs on the market, but Satechi's version is relatively compact and offers some bells and whistles that not all HomeKit plugs...

Review: Satechi's Type-C Stand for iMac Offers Easy Access to USB Ports With Ergonomic Design

Wednesday February 20, 2019 8:31 am PST by
Satechi has offered a few options for iMac stands over the past few years, allowing customers a chance to elevate their iMac for a more ergonomic workspace, and gain access to a limited number of ports. Now Satechi has released the Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub for iMac, an all-new iMac stand that is a bit of a combination of the two previous accessories, offering a greater number of...

Satechi Review: Type-C USB Hub is Hit-or-Miss, Smaller Adapter is Reliable

Monday November 23, 2015 2:17 pm PST by
When Apple launched the new 12-inch MacBook earlier this year, some of the first accessories for the laptop -- which uses USB Type-C exclusively -- were various adapters and dongles that allowed customers to expand the initially limiting capabilities of the hardware with access to traditional USB, HDMI, and SD card ports. Apple itself launched a line of expansion cables for USB Type-C devices,...

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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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Satechi Launches Qi2 Wireless Car Charger

Thursday June 20, 2024 2:16 pm PDT by
Satechi today announced the launch of its latest Qi2 product, a car charger that is able to mount to a vehicle's vents. The Qi2 Wireless Car Charger is able to charge a compatible iPhone at up to 15W, which is the same speed as an official MagSafe charger. Like many of Satechi's products, the Qi2 Wireless Car Charger is made from an aluminum material that is designed to match Apple's devices ...
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Satechi Launches Thunderbolt 4 Multi-Display Docking Station

Thursday May 30, 2024 8:00 am PDT by
Satechi today announced the launch of its latest Mac accessory, the Thunderbolt 4 Multi-Display Docking Station. The Docking Station uses DisplayLink software technology to allow a Mac to connect to up to four external monitors, plus it offers 96W power delivery and Thunderbolt 4 transfer speeds. Made from a space gray aluminum that is meant to match Apple devices, the hub supports up to...
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Satechi Launches USB-C Multiport 8K Adapter

Thursday March 7, 2024 7:00 am PST by
Accessory maker Satechi today announced the launch of a new USB-C adapter that's designed to work with Apple's products, including the new MacBook Air. The USB-C Multiport Adapter 8K with Ethernet V3 includes four USB-C ports, an 8K HDMI 2.1 port, an Ethernet port, a UHS-II SD card slot, and support for passthrough charging. According to Satechi, the Multiport Adapter offers display options...
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CES 2024: Satechi Debuts Thunderbolt 4 Hub, 145W USB-C Charger and More

Thursday January 11, 2024 3:49 pm PST by
Alongside Qi2 wireless charging stands, Apple accessory maker Satechi this week unveiled new hubs and charger options for Apple's Mac lineup. The upgraded Stand & Hub for Mac mini and Mac Studio fits under one of Apple's slim desktop machines, and it includes an NVMe SSD enclosure that supports NVMe and M.2 SATA SSDs. There are USB-C 3.1 and USB-A 3.1 ports for file transfers, with support...
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CES 2024: Satechi Debuts New Qi2 Wireless Charging Stands

Tuesday January 9, 2024 8:00 am PST by
Satechi today introduced two new Qi2 charging options, including the 3-in-1 Foldable Qi2 Wireless Charging Stand and 2-in-1 Foldable Qi2 Wireless Charging Stand. With next-generation Qi2 charging technology, Satechi's chargers are able to charge MagSafe iPhones at up to 15W, the same as official ‌MagSafe‌ chargers from Apple. The 3-in-1 stand from Satechi also includes a 5W Apple Watch...
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Satechi Debuts New MagSafe-Compatible Wallet Stand for iPhone 15

Tuesday September 19, 2023 2:21 pm PDT by
Satechi today announced the launch of a new Magnetic Wallet Stand that is designed as an accessory to be used with the new iPhone 15 models that are releasing this Friday. The Magnetic Wallet Stand attaches to the back of any MagSafe iPhone, and Satechi says that it was created to have a "strong and reliable attachment" to keep the wallet from coming off of the ‌iPhone‌. Up to four credit...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a New Dual Dock Stand and 13-Inch MacBook Air From Satechi

Thursday August 17, 2023 8:00 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of Satechi's brand new Dual Dock Stands and a 13-inch MacBook Air to go along with it. Satechi is also including its 200W USB-C 6-Port GaN Charger and a USB4 Pro Cable to provide a full Mac accessory setup for the winner. Satechi's Dual Dock Stand is a docking station that includes an NVMe...
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Satechi Launches Pro Hub Slim for Apple's Latest MacBooks

Friday January 27, 2023 7:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of the Pro Hub Slim, which adds a selection of ports to Apple's latest MacBook models. Designed specifically for the M2 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, it has seven ports and joins the Pro Hub Max and Pro Hub Mini in Satechi's hub lineup. The Pro Hub Slim is equipped with a USB4 port that supports up to 100W passthrough charging or 40Gb/s data transfer...
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CES 2023: Satechi Debuts 200W 6-Port Charger and Thunderbolt 4 Slim Hub

Friday January 6, 2023 8:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of new accessories designed for Apple's devices, including a 200W 6-Port PD GaN Charger and a Thunderbolt 4 Slim Hub. According to Satechi, the 200W 6-Port PD GaN Charger is its most powerful charger to date, offering two USB-C PD 3.1 ports and four USB-C PD 3.0 ports, charging up to six devices at the same time. With power distribution management, the...
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Satechi Launches Duo Wireless Charger Power Stand

Thursday December 8, 2022 7:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of a new Duo Wireless Charger Power Stand, which is capable of charging up to three devices at one time with a built-in 10,000mAh battery. Priced at $99.99, the Duo Wireless Charger Power Stand features a folding design with a magnetic charging base for the iPhone. The charging platform features Qi-based wireless charging, maxing out at 7.5W. There is also...
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Satechi Launches New USB-C Hub for M1 iPads

Tuesday August 30, 2022 12:44 pm PDT by
Popular accessory maker Satechi today announced the launch of the upgraded USB-C Mobile Pro Hub SD that's been developed for the M1 iPad Pro and ‌M1‌ iPad Air models. The hub includes a 60W USB-C port that can be used for charging an iPad or to charge USB-C devices that are connected to the ‌iPad‌. It also comes with an HDMI port that supports up to a 4K 60Hz display, a USB A port, micro SD...
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Satechi Introduces New USB-C Slim Dock for 24-Inch iMac With Enclosure for External SSD

Friday June 3, 2022 6:42 am PDT by
Satechi today launched the USB-C Slim Dock accessory for the 24-inch iMac, priced at $149.99. For a limited time, you can save 20 percent on this accessory by entering the code IMAC20 at checkout, dropping the price of the dock to $120.00. The USB-C Slim Dock was designed to fit the 24-inch iMac and provides a built-in enclosure to add external storage to the ‌iMac‌, as well as easier access ...
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Satechi Launches New Dual Vertical Laptop Stand

Thursday April 14, 2022 2:42 pm PDT by
Satechi today announced the launch of a new Dual Vertical Laptop Stand, which is an upright stand that is able to hold two laptops, two tablets, two smartphones, or any similar combination of devices vertically. The upright design of the stand is designed to keep devices tucked away when they're not in use, for a more organized desktop space that also keeps devices protected. Available in ...
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CES 2022: Satechi Launches 165W USB-C 4-Port GaN Charger

Friday January 7, 2022 8:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of a 165W USB-C GaN charger that's equipped with a total of four ports, making it an ideal desktop charging option for those with multiple USB-C devices. The charger is using Gallium Nitride technology that's popular with modern power adapters because it allows for better power efficiency that results in smaller product designs. Satechi has built a power...
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CES 2022: Satechi Debuts Pro Hub Max and USB-4 Multiport Adapter With 8K HDMI

Wednesday January 5, 2022 8:02 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of two new accessories designed for Apple's latest MacBooks, the USB-4 Multiport Adapter with 8K HDMI and the Pro Hub Max. Both of the new products are designed to expand the number of available ports for Apple's MacBook models. The USB-4 Multiport Adapter features an 8K HDMI port, a Gigabit Ethernet port, a USB-C PD charging port, three USB-A data ports...
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Satechi Launches Thunderbolt 4 Dock and USB-C Adapters for Apple Silicon Macs

Wednesday December 8, 2021 5:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of several new products, including a Thunderbolt 4 Dock, a USB-C Multiport MX Adapter, and a USB-C Multimedia Adapter M1, all of which have been designed with Apple silicon Macs in mind. According to Satechi, the $300 Thunderbolt 4 Dock was created for M1 Max MacBook Pro owners, offering up 11 ports that can be used through a single connection. There are...
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Satechi Debuts Pro Hub Mini for New MacBook Pro Models

Wednesday November 10, 2021 5:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of the Pro Hub Mini, a new USB-C hub that's designed for Apple's 2021 MacBook Pro models. The hub is meant to add ports that are unavailable on the new MacBook Pro models, including USB-A ports and an Ethernet port. Available in either silver or space gray to match the finish of the MacBook Pros, the Pro Hub Mini has one USB-4 port that supports up to 96W...
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Satechi Launches New USB-C Clamp Hub for M1 iMac

Thursday August 12, 2021 6:00 am PDT by
Satechi today announced the launch of a new USB-C Clamp Hub, an add-on accessory designed to be used with the new 24-inch M1 iMac models. The USB-C Clamp Hub has 3 USB-A ports that support 5Gb/s transfer speeds, a micro/SD card reader, and a USB-C port, and it attaches to the ‌iMac‌ using a single USB-C port at the back of the machine. A knob at the back of the hub secures it to the ‌iMac‌...
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Satechi Launches Trio of New GaN USB-C Wall Chargers

Thursday July 22, 2021 6:00 am PDT by
Satechi, known for its line of accessories designed for Apple devices, today announced the launch of a trio of USB-C chargers that are designed for use with iPads, Macs, iPhones, and more. The 66W 3-Port USB-C GaN Wall Charger is priced at $54.99, has a foldable plug, and offers three USB-C ports with output combinations of 65W, 30W/30W, 45W/20W, 30W/18W/18W, adding up to 66W total. This...
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Exclusive Deal: Get 30% Off Two of Satechi's Best Charging Accessories This Week Only

Monday July 12, 2021 7:11 am PDT by
Today we're kicking off the week with a brand new exclusive deal for our readers, in partnership with accessory maker Satechi. With this sale, you can use the code MAC30 to take 30 percent off Satechi's Trio Wireless Charging Pad and Quatro Wireless Power Bank. 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...