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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 New 9-in-1 On-the-Go Multiport USB-C Adapter

Thursday March 4, 2021 7:00 am PST by
Satechi, known for its lineup of accessories designed for Apple's Macs, today announced the launch of the USB-C On-the-Go Multiport Adapter that's compatible with the Mac lineup and the iPad Air and iPad Pro. With the USB-C On-the-Go Multiport Adapter, Satechi aimed to fit in as many ports as possible into a package that's still portable. It includes a built-in USB-C PD charging port that...
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Satechi Launches Dual-Sided 2-in-1 USB-C Charger for Apple Watch and AirPods

Tuesday February 9, 2021 1:18 pm PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of a new USB-C Watch AirPods Charger, which is a 2-in-1 accessory that's able to charge the ‌AirPods‌ and the Apple Watch. Available exclusively from Apple for $49.95, the Satechi USB-C Watch ‌AirPods‌ Charger has a dual-sided design. On one side, there's an Apple Watch charging puck, and on the other side, there's a Qi-based wireless charging surface that...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win an X1 Keyboard and iPad Stand From Satechi

Friday January 15, 2021 10:00 am PST by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Slim X1 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard and an Aluminum Desktop Stand for the iPad, both of which are Satechi's newest accessories. Announced last week, the $70 Slim X1 Bluetooth Backlit Keyboard is a compact, travel-friendly keyboard that works with Apple's Macs and iPads. At 11 inches long and...
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CES 2021: Satechi Launches 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand

Tuesday January 12, 2021 5:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of the Aluminum 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand, which is designed to work with the magnets inside Apple's iPhone 12 lineup. Though the charging stand includes magnets, it is not MagSafe and it is limited to charging an iPhone at 7.5W rather than the 15W that's available with official ‌MagSafe‌ chargers. The Aluminum 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless...
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CES 2021: Satechi Launches Dock5 Multi-Device Charging Station

Monday January 11, 2021 5:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of the Dock5 Multi-Device Charging Station that works with iPhones, iPads, AirPods, and other smartphones and tablets. The dock is able to charge up to five devices at one time through two 20W USB-C ports, two 12W USB-A ports, and a Qi-based wireless charger that can charge at up to 10W. With the exception of the Qi-based wireless charging spot, charging is ...
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Satechi Launches New Backlit Keyboards, iPad Stand

Thursday January 7, 2021 8:50 am PST by
Satechi today announced the launch of four new backlit USB-C keyboards, including the Slim X1 Bluetooth Keyboard, the Slim X1 Wired Keyboard, the Slim X3 Bluetooth Keyboard, and the Slim X3 Wired Keyboard. The Slim X1 models are compact and portable, for taking along while on the go, and the Slim X3 models are full-sized. The Slim X1 offers a full QWERTY layout, while the Slim X3 also...
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Satechi Debuts Magnetic Wireless Charger for iPhone 12 Models

Friday December 4, 2020 7:00 am PST by
Satechi today announced a new USB-C Magnetic Wireless Charging Cable, which is a new wireless charging option for Apple's iPhone 12 models. Designed to work with the magnets built into the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup, the Magnetic Wireless Charging Cable adheres to the back of an iPhone much like Apple's MagSafe charger. The Magnetic Wireless Charging Cable works attaches to an ‌iPhone 12‌ with a...
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Satechi Launches Quatro Wireless Power Bank For Charging iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch

Wednesday September 9, 2020 8:00 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...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a USB-C Wireless Charging Dock for AirPods From Satechi

Friday August 14, 2020 11:01 am 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...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Trio Wireless Charging Pad From Satechi

Friday July 3, 2020 11:01 am 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,...
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Satechi Debuts New USB-C Wireless Charging Dock for AirPods and AirPods Pro

Tuesday April 14, 2020 8:00 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...
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Satechi Debuts USB-C Multi-Port Adapter With 7 Ports

Thursday January 30, 2020 11:45 am 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...
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CES 2020: Satechi Debuts New 108W Power Adapter With Dual USB-C Ports and USB-A Ports

Wednesday January 8, 2020 8:00 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 ...
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CES 2020: Satechi Launches New Trio Wireless Charging Pad

Tuesday January 7, 2020 8:00 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...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Compact Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard From Satechi

Friday December 20, 2019 10:01 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...
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Satechi Launches Apple Watch Charger With Detachable USB-C Cable

Thursday December 19, 2019 7:00 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...
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Satechi Launches Type-C Aluminum Stand and Hub for Mac Mini

Tuesday November 19, 2019 7:44 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...
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MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Type-C Dual Multimedia Adapter From Satechi

Friday August 30, 2019 11:00 am 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...
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Satechi Launches Dual-Connector Type-C Multimedia Adapter, Supporting Two 4K Displays

Thursday August 22, 2019 8:30 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....
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Satechi Launches 72W USB-C Car Charger and MFi-Certified USB-C to Lightning Cable

Thursday August 8, 2019 8:37 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...