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December 3, 2017
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Review: CalDigit 2TB Tuff USB-C hard drive a solid choice for mobile MacBook Pro users

There’s no reason for MacBook or MacBook Pro users with USB-C to rely on adapters for ruggedized mass storage. AppleInsider looks at the CalDigit Tuff hard drive, aimed squarely at mobile professionals seeking to safeguard data against drops or falls. … Continue reading

October 30, 2017
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Review: CalDigit 3TB AV Pro 2 good storage choice for USB-C MacBook users

USB-C enclosures proliferate now, at a range of prices. However, not all single-drive enclosures are created equal — and AppleInsider takes a look at the new CalDigit 3TB AV Pro 2. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 13, 2017
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Apple exterminates USB-C troubleshooting port on Apple TV 4K, adds Gigabit Ethernet

The new Apple TV 4K is getting faster network connectivity with the addition of a Gigabit Ethernet port, but the company has also removed the USB-C port previously used for troubleshooting and screenshot capture. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 20, 2017
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First look: Adata SE730H portable USB-C SSD a good solution for external OS installs, Time Machine

While small SSDs aren’t new, ones with USB-C compatibility are. AppleInsider examines the forthcoming Data SE730H USB-C portable SSD. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 18, 2017
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Review: Mophie Powerstation & Anker PowerCore+ USB-C battery packs for MacBook & MacBook Pro

As soon as Apple launched the 12-inch MacBook in early 2015 with a USB-C power port instead of MagSafe, it seemed to me the writing was on the wall. I predicted then that Apple would do the same for the … Continue reading

July 12, 2017
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New Bolt USB-C cable brings MagSafe functionality to all MacBook models

Apple’s decision to move completely to USB-C was met with mixed reactions following the unveil of the redesigned MacBook Pro models last year, with the removal of MagSafe charging a notable point of contention. We’ve seen a few third-party companies … Continue reading

March 30, 2017
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PSA: Apple’s USB-C accessory + UltraFine display pricing discounts end this week

Apple first announced that it would be discounting certain USB-C accessories back in November to coincide with the release of the new MacBook Pros. Originally, the promotion was set to run through the end of the year, but Apple extended … Continue reading

March 3, 2017
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After contradicting reports, do you think the iPhone 8 will feature USB-C or Lightning connectivity? [Poll]

Over the past few days, we’ve heard two conflicting reports regarding what sort of connection the upcoming iPhone 8 will feature. First, The Wall Street Journal reported that the upcoming iPhone will feature USB-C, with Apple shifting away from Lightning. … Continue reading

November 6, 2016
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This week’s top stories: Apple answers MacBook Pro questions, cuts USB-C adapter prices, iOS 10.2, and the best cord-free earbuds

In this week’s top stories: Apple answers your MacBook Pro questions, cuts USB-C adapter prices, iOS 10.2 arrives for testers, and we break down the best wireless cord-free earbuds available ahead of Apple’s AirPods. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

October 18, 2016
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Report: New MacBook Pros still coming this month w/ USB-C & no MagSafe, 11-inch Air to be discontinued

Just as doubt was beginning to surround whether or not Apple was still on track to release new MacBook Pros this month, a new report from Macotakara this evening brings some reassurance. The report claims that Apple will still announce and … Continue reading

January 4, 2016
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Griffin Introduces BreakSafe Magnetic USB-C Power Cable for 12-Inch MacBook

Griffin Technology has announced a new BreakSafe Magnetic USB-C Power Cable for the Retina MacBook, which makes up for the lack of Apple’s own MagSafe technology on the 12-inch notebook. The six-foot cable is also compatible with other USB-C notebooks … Continue reading