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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 Quatro Wireless Power Bank For Charging iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch

Wednesday September 9, 2020 9:00 am PDT by
Satechi today announced the launch of its Quatro Wireless Power Bank, which offers wireless and portable charging options for the iPhone, AirPods, and Apple Watch. There's a small wireless charging pad to accommodate the ‌iPhone‌, ‌AirPods‌, or AirPods Pro, along with a built-in Apple Watch charging puck for charging the Apple Watch. The charging pad offers up to 5W of charging power for...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a USB-C Wireless Charging Dock for AirPods From Satechi

Friday August 14, 2020 12:01 pm PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a USB-C Wireless Charging Dock for AirPods. Satechi's Wireless Charging Dock for AirPods is a simple ‌AirPods‌ charging platform that's able to connect to the USB-C port on a MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, or any other device that supports USB-C. The Charging Dock, priced at...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Trio Wireless Charging Pad From Satechi

Friday July 3, 2020 12:01 pm PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Trio Wireless Charging Pad that can wirelessly charge the iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods all at once. Priced at $119, the Trio Wireless Charging Pad has a simple rectangular design that looks clean and organized on a desk, counter, or table top. There's a slight wedge look to the charger,...

Satechi Debuts New USB-C Wireless Charging Dock for AirPods and AirPods Pro

Tuesday April 14, 2020 9:00 am PDT by
Satechi today announced the launch of a new USB-C wireless charging dock for the AirPods and AirPods Pro, which is designed to attach to a Mac or iPad that's equipped with a USB-C port. The USB-C Wireless Charging Dock for Apple ‌AirPods‌ is a small, portable dock that plugs into the Mac and then allows the ‌AirPods‌ to rest on top while charging. An included LED light lets you know the ‌AirP...

Satechi Debuts USB-C Multi-Port Adapter With 7 Ports

Thursday January 30, 2020 12:45 pm PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of its new USB-C Slim Multi-Port with Ethernet Adapter, designed for Apple's Macs and other USB-C machines. The adapter, which is designed to be slim and portable, features a Gigabit Ethernet port, an HDMI port, a 60W USB-C port for charging, two USB-A ports, and micro/SD card readers. Satechi says the added Gigabit Ethernet port is useful when working...

CES 2020: Satechi Debuts New 108W Power Adapter With Dual USB-C Ports and USB-A Ports

Wednesday January 8, 2020 9:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of a new 108W Pro USB-C PD Desktop Charger, which is Satechi's most powerful power adapter to date, able to charge up to four devices at one time. There are two USB-C ports, one of which is 90W for charging even Apple's new 16-inch Retina MacBook Pro and one of which is 18W for charging the iPad Pro and iPhones with a USB-C to Lightning cable. Along with ...

CES 2020: Satechi Launches New Trio Wireless Charging Pad

Tuesday January 7, 2020 9:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of a new three-in-one wireless charger that's able to charge multiple devices at once, including the Apple Watch, AirPods, and an iPhone equipped with Qi-based wireless charging capabilities. Satechi's Trio Wireless Charging Pad is features a minimal design with a plain black design that includes an Apple Watch charging puck, an ‌AirPods‌ cutout that works...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Compact Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard From Satechi

Friday December 20, 2019 11:01 am PST by
For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of Satechi’s newly released Compact Backlit Bluetooth Keyboards for use with Apple’s iPhones, iPads, and Macs. Priced at $80, Satechi's Compact Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard is a full-sized keyboard with backlit keys that have 10 levels of brightness and an included number pad on the right. It...

Satechi Launches Apple Watch Charger With Detachable USB-C Cable

Thursday December 19, 2019 8:00 am PST by
Satechi today introduced a new Apple Watch charger with a detachable USB-C cable, making it quite versatile. The charger is equipped with a USB-C connector that can be plugged directly into USB-C devices like recent MacBook and iPad Pro models. Or, if some distance is needed, the charger can be paired with the included female-to-male USB-C cable and then plugged into devices, docks, battery...

Satechi Launches Type-C Aluminum Stand and Hub for Mac Mini

Tuesday November 19, 2019 8:44 am PST by
Satechi today released the new Type-C Aluminum Stand and Hub for Mac mini, which sits under the Mac mini and provides a collection of front-facing ports for convenience, similar to Satechi's iMac stand. The six ports include a USB-C data port, three USB 3.0 ports, micro/SD card readers, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The accessory also has built-in air vents that regulate temperature of the ‌Mac...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Type-C Dual Multimedia Adapter From Satechi

Friday August 30, 2019 12:00 pm PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win Type-C Dual Multimedia Adapter for Apple's USB-C Macs from Satechi. Satechi makes a whole range of different USB-C adapters, hubs, and docks to add ports to Apple's Macs, but the Multimedia Adapter is one of the more powerful, specialized options. Priced at $109.99, the Dual Multimedia...

Satechi Launches Dual-Connector Type-C Multimedia Adapter, Supporting Two 4K Displays

Thursday August 22, 2019 9:30 am PDT by
Satechi today announced the Type-C Dual Multimedia Adapter, which plugs into two of the MacBook Pro's USB-C ports to offer a handful of add-on ports. In total, this includes: one 4K HDMI port at 60Hz, one 4K HDMI port at 30Hz, USB-C power delivery charging, Gigabit Ethernet, a micro/SD card reader and two USB 3.0 ports. Satechi said that this dual-connector design is patent pending....

Satechi Launches 72W USB-C Car Charger and MFi-Certified USB-C to Lightning Cable

Thursday August 8, 2019 9:37 am PDT by
Satechi today announced a new 72W USB-C Car Charger and an Apple MFi-Certified USB-C to Lightning cable. The company said that with Power Delivery technology and USB-C, the 72W Car Charger supports quick charging of modern iPhones. This means that you can get about 50 percent of charge on an iPhone 8 or later device in 30 minutes. Satechi's new car charger also has a regular USB-A port, so...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a HomeKit-Compatible Dual Smart Outlet From Satechi

Friday June 28, 2019 12:00 pm PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win one of the company's newly launched HomeKit-Compatible Dual Smart Outlets. Available for $60, the Dual Smart Outlet is Satechi's first HomeKit product, and it offers up two separate HomeKit-compatible outlets that let you connect any standard device or appliance to your ‌HomeKit‌ setup. If...

Satechi Launches New HomeKit-Compatible Dual Smart Outlet

Tuesday June 18, 2019 9:00 am PDT by
Satechi, known for its line of accessories for Apple's iOS and Mac devices, today announced the launch of its first HomeKit product, the Dual Smart Outlet. Priced at $60, the Dual Smart Outlet offers up two separate HomeKit-compatible outlets that let you turn dumb appliances into smart ones. If you have a light that's not compatible with ‌HomeKit‌, for example, you can plug it into a the ...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a USB-C Monitor Stand and Hub for iMac From Satechi

Friday March 15, 2019 12:02 pm PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub designed for the iMac or the iMac Pro. Priced at $89.99, Satechi's USB-C iMac Hub raises the foot of the ‌iMac‌ to what Satechi says is an optimal viewing angle and adds an array of useful easy-access ports. It includes three 5Gb/s USB-A ports, a 5Gb/s USB-C...

CES 2019: Satechi Launches New Multi-Port USB-C Chargers Ideal for Latest iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and More

Tuesday January 8, 2019 7:59 am PST by
Satechi today at CES 2019 announced it has released two new power adapters, including a dual-port wall charger and a four-port travel charger. The wall charger features one 18W USB-C Power Delivery port and one 12W USB-A port, while the travel charger features a pair of 60W and 18W USB-C Power Delivery ports and two USB-A ports with a total max output of 12W. The 18W USB-C port on the...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a USB-C Mobile Pro Hub for the 2018 iPad Pro From Satechi

Friday January 4, 2019 11:00 am PST by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win an Aluminum Type-C Mobile Pro Hub Adapter, which is designed to work with the 2018 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models. Apple's latest iPads replace the traditional Lightning connector with a new USB-C connector, allowing them to do more than ever before. Because they use USB-C rather than Lightning, ...

Satechi Launches New 'Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub' for iMac

Tuesday December 18, 2018 8:38 am PST by
Satechi today announced a new stand for the iMac, called the Type-C Aluminum Monitor Stand Hub. The accessory features seven built-in ports and an ergonomic design that the company says is aimed at maximizing desk space and providing easy access to USB ports. In total, the hub has one USB-C data port and three USB 3.0 ports (each running at 5 Gbps), slots for microSD and SD cards, and one...

Satechi's USB-C Hubs Now Available in Gold to Match New MacBook Air

Friday December 14, 2018 7:59 am PST by
Satechi today announced that three of its USB-C hubs are now available to pre-order in a gold color that resembles the finish of the latest MacBook Air. Slim USB-C Multi-Port Adapter V2 - $69.99: 4K HDMI, SD and microSD card readers, one USB-C port with Power Delivery, and two USB-A ports. Plug-and-play with 2015 and newer MacBook, 2016 and newer MacBook Pro, 2018 MacBook Air, and 2018 iPad...