That time of year is here as students of all ages are starting to head back to school. And to make sure you’re ready for class, we’re highlighting some great accessories for all of your Apple products.
The newest iPad Pro can easily take the place of a larger, and more expensive, Apple laptop. And the Brydge Keyboard brings a Mac-like typing experience to the tablet. The wireless keyboard can connect via Bluetooth and even USB-C. Unlike Apple’s official Keyboard Folio, the Bridge features adjustable backlit keys and a dedicated row of iOS shortcuts. There are two different colors to select from, space gray or silver, to match the iPad Pro colors.
There is also a version available for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
- A backlit keyboard with a great typing experience.
- Available in space gray or silver.
When you want to tune out distraction and focus on the school work at hand, active noise canceling headphones are the perfect choice. And Jabra’s Elite 85h should be on the top of your list. The battery on the wireless headphones can provide up to 36 hours of music playback with ANC turned on. Smart noise cancelation will respond the environment and switch on if background noise is detected. The headphones are also water and rain resistant.
- Four different colors to select from.
- 15 minutes of charge provides up to 5 hours of music playback.
The Twelve South StayGo Hub helps makes using USB-C on modern MacBooks and even the latest iPad Pro that much easier. When at home, the hub can be used with a longer cord to allow connections and cords out of sight. But when on the go, there is a compact travel cable built directly into the hub. There are eight ports including 4K HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, three USB-A 3.0 ports, a SD and microSD card slot, and an 85W USB-C passthrough power port.
- No software or drivers required.
- Includes a 1-meter USB-C cable.
The UAG Active Apple Watch Band is far from then ordinary, and that’s definitely a good thing. Built for activity, the band is made with high strength nylon and secures with hook and loop fasteners.
- Three different color options.
- Available in 44/42mm and 40/38mm sizes.
The Adonit Note brings an Apple Pencil like experience to more than just the current iPad Pro. The stylus is also compatible with the current generation iPad Air, iPad, and iPad mini. There’s no need for pairing, just turn the stylus on and it will be ready to go. It also features native palm rejection technology so you can recreate the pen-and-paper experience. The built-in battery provides up to 12 hours of use on a single charge.
- A four-minute charge can provide up to 1 hour of use.
- Available in black or gold.
Turn the music to 11 with the Libratone Zipp 2. The great all-purpose speaker features Apple’s AirPlay 2 so it’s easy to play audio from your iOS device or Mac. It can also be used as part of a multi-room music system. The speaker can also interact with the Amazon Alexa voice assistant and Spotify. And the speaker is designed to sound great no matter where you are in a room. With a built-in battery, you can also take the music on the go. You can select from one of five different color options.
- Five different color options available.
- Uses both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
A Lightning cable is a necessity for almost any Apple user. And the Belkin DuraTek Plus option offers more than Apple’s official cable. The cable is made with double-braided nylon that resist damage. An included leather strap also helps you keep the cable coiled and free of tangles.
The line also features a number of other options including USB-C to Lighting, USB-C for the iPad Pro, and others.
- Available in a 4-foot or 6-foot version.
- Buyers can select from a black or white cable.
At home or on the go, Mophie’s PowerStation Hub can provide power to your devices. Featuring built-in power prongs, you can use the hub as a wall charger. But as a nice touch, the device offers a 6,000mAH battery to keep your iPhone or iPad charged. There are two USB-A and a single USB-C port. There is even a Qi receiver on top of the hub to wirelessly charge your iPhone or AirPods.
- Can charge up to four devices at one time.
- LED status indicator shows how much battery power is remaining.
School is full of stress, and fun. But don’t forget to stay for and healthy. The Activ5 is a great way to practice isometric exercise anywhere and when you don’t have time to get to the gym. Using the companion coaching app, featuring more than 100 different workouts, you can tone muscles, increase strength, and more.
- Features more than 100 different workouts.
- Workout anywhere.
The Twelve South HiRise Wireless is your all-in-one charging solution for an iPhone or AirPods. The premium stand can hold your iPhone upright and visible on a desk so you can easily see the screen. You can also remove the power disc to take the charger on the go or to juice up AirPods.
- Works with most cases up to 3mm thick.
- Can be used with non-Apple devices.
Anyone who enjoys collecting different Apple Watch straps quickly realizes how difficult it is to keep all of them together and ready to go. And that’s not even mentioning the other watch accessories like a charger. Southern Straps Brown Suede Watch Roll keeps all of your Apple Watch items together in a perfect pouch for the road or at home. made from vegetable tanned calf suede, the roll is soft to the touch but durable. There are three large pockets to carry watches while three smaller pockets can carry chargers, straps, and more.
- Three large pockets and three smaller pockets.
- Made with soft calf suede.
Make your dorm room, apartment, or anywhere else brighter and colorful with the Nanoleaf Canvas Starter Kit. The modular kit offers nine square-shaped panels that can be placed on a wall in almost any shape you can imagine. The light panels can show more than 16 million colors. You can control the lights with a touch or via Siri, Amazon Alexa, and more. The unique rhythm mode will even allow the lights to react to music and sound.
- The starter kit offers nine panels. Can be expended.
- Apple HomeKit compatible.
Tile has always been one of the best trackers on the market for finding lost objects like keys and anything else you can imagine. And the new Tile Pro is the most feature-packed tracker yet. It has a 300-foot range and is three times louder than the original to make it easier to find a lost object. And its also features a user-replaceable battery, which is a first from Tile.
- Two colors to select from.
- An optional, addition Pro service adds a number of additional features including free batteries.
Mac or PC, it's hard to go wrong with the Logitech MX Master 2S mouse. The 4,000 DPI sensor can track on almost any surface, including glass. Easily the best feature is the ability to move your mouse cursor and even copy/paste between up two three computers at the same. A special speed-adaptive scroll wheel can quickly and automatically shift from a click-to-click to hyper-fast scroll. There’s even a side-scroll thumb wheel.
- Can operate up to 70 days on a single charge.
- Connects to a Mac or PC via Bluetooth or by using a Logitech Unifying USB Reciever.