Twelve South has long offered a PlugBug accessory designed to provide interchangeable plugs for travel purposes, but earlier this month, an updated version debuted that adds an extra USB port.
The new Twelve South PlugBug Duo is an ideal travel accessory because it adds international plugs to your MacBook adapter and it lets you charge accessories like an iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch while charging your laptop.
Design wise, when it comes out of the box, the PlugBug Duo is similar in shape to the power adapter for a MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air. To use it, though, the bottom portion snaps off to reveal a slide and hook mechanism.
Attaching it to [...]
Mophie today announced the launch of the Charge Stream Travel Kit, which is a wireless charging kit that’s designed for use while traveling, as the name suggests.
Designed for the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, as well as other Qi-enabled devices, the Charge Stream Travel Kit includes a 5W Charge Stream Pad Mini, which is a wireless charger that can also be purchased separately, paired with a 2.4A wall adapter, a 2.4A car adapter, and a 1.5-foot USB-A to micro-USB cable.
All of the components for the travel kit come in a handy case that keeps them all together and that can be easily stowed in a backpack or a car.
The Charge Stream Pad Mini [...]
For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a Type-C 75W Travel Charger for powering both USB-C and USB-A devices.
Ideal for travel, the Satechi USB-C Multiport Charger comes equipped with one USB-C port compatible with Apple’s USB-C MacBook and MacBook Pro models, two standard USB 3.0 ports that offer 2.4A for charging iPads and iPhones at fast speeds, and a Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 port that charges compatible Android devices faster.
The built-in USB-C port delivers 60W of power, which is suitable for the 13-inch MacBook Pro but won’t be able to charge the 15-inch MacBook Pro at full [...]
As we draw nearer to the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere on Tuesday, March 20, many people around the world are getting ready to travel for spring break and other holidays. To prepare you for any trip you might have planned this spring or later in the summer, MacRumors has partnered with Twelve South to bring our readers exclusive discounts on five of the accessory maker’s most useful travel products.
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The promo code MacRumorsSpringBreak is live beginning today, March 16, and will be [...]