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Best Mac Accessories for Power Users

Best Mac Accessories
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Many of us consider ourselves Mac power users. And for us power users, we often need more than what Apple provides or sells us in order to make our experience better. Here’s a list of the best Mac accessories that will help you get the most out of your Mac experience.

The Best and Most Adjustable Laptop Stand

Anyone who works on a laptop for long periods of time has probably experienced some type of neck pain due to focusing downwards. This great stand evens the playing field and puts any portable computer at eye level.

Rain Design iLevel 2
Rain Design iLevel 2
Rain Design iLevel 2
  • Adjust height easily with front slider and Elevates the screen to eye level for better posture
  • Rubber pads on the stand protects your notebook and desk
  • Tilt design cools laptop by helping heat escape and brings screen closer
  • Compatible with all notebooks and laptops
$64.90
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $64.90

A Beautifully Designed 27-inch 4K Monitor that Works with the New MacBook Pros

A gorgeous-looking 27-inch 4K monitor that feels like it belongs next to your new Mac.

HP Envy 27 Inch 4K USB-C Monitor
HP Envy 27 Inch
HP Envy 27 Inch 4K USB-C Monitor
  • Versatile USB-C connectivity charges your Mac with up to 60 watts of power
  • VESA mounts for easy mounting on a wall or arm
  • Ultra-wide 178° angle viewing with consistent detail and vibrant color
$574.63
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $574.63

A USB-C to Lightning Cable for New MacBook Owners

Another great way to make your new MacBook Pro dongle free.

Apple USB-C to Lightning Cable
Apple USB-C to Lightning Cable
Apple USB-C to Lightning Cable
  • Use with Apple's 29W USB-C Power Adapter to take advantage of the fast charging on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
  • Allows charging and syncing of iOS devices with Apple's latest MacBook and MacBook Pro.
$23.00
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $23.00

The World's Smallest Laptop Charger

Carrying multiple chargers is just downright annoying. With the FINsix dart, you can consolidate your laptop, smartphone, and tablet charger into one. Who doesn't want that?

FINsix Dart 65W Charger
Finsix Dart
FINsix Dart 65W Charger
  • The smallest & lightest laptop charger in the world, bar none
  • Ultra-fast inline 2.1A USB charging port for mobile devices
  • 9 Universal Power Tips support over 95% of today’s laptops and notebooks
$99.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $99.99

A Beautiful and Handmade Accessory for Any Desk

Many MacBook fans hook up their laptop to a big screen while in the office. This dock makes that easier to do and is handmade with stunning walnut.

Grovemade Walnut MacBook Dock
Grovemade Walnut MacBook Dock
  • A model is avaialble for many MacBook models.
  • Looks great on any desk.
  • A simple way to hook up the laptop to a big screen.
$79.99
available
on Grovemade
* price at time of publishing was $79.99

Expansion Cards for Your MacBook

Running out of precious space on your MacBook Air? Just insert this card into your SD slot and boost your storage in a snap.

Transcend 128GB JetDrive
Transcend 128GB JetDrive
  • Max Read: 95MB/s, Max Write: 60MB/s
  • For MacBook Air 13-inch
$55.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $55.99

A Super Thin 4k Beauty With All The Ports You Could Ask For

Make your desk a dongle-free zone with the latest MacBook Pro models and this great monitor.

LG 27-Inch 4K Monitor
LG Electronics 27MU88-W
LG 27-Inch 4K Monitor
  • True 4K resolution
  • Built-in USB A, HDMI, & Display ports
  • Charges your MacBook Pro with no extra cables
  • Monitor rotates and can go completely vertical
  • Super thin top bezel
  • Less expensive than 5K version Apple is promoting
$648.00
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $648.00

Expand Your USB-C Port on Your MacBook Pro

But there will always be those times when a dongle is needed for your USB-C-only MacBook. HooToo's option packs a number of different options into a small package.

HooToo Shuttle 3.1 Type C Hub
HooToo Shuttle 3.1 Type C Hub
HooToo Shuttle 3.1 Type C Hub
  • USB Type-C charging port, HDMI Port, 3 x USB 3.0 Ports, SD Memory Card
  • Charge your laptop while connecting multiple peripherals and transferring data
  • 4K Video Adapter: Mirror or extend your screen with the HDMI port and directly stream 4K UHD or Full HD 1080p
  • Connect keyboard, mouse, thumb drive to laptop, and access files from an SD card reader
$69.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $69.99

Great Sound With Up 40 Hours of Battery Life

Featuring Apple's specially designed W1 wireless chip, these Beats headphones are some of the best on the market.

Beats Solo 3
Beats Solo 3 Black
Beats Solo 3
  • Up to 40 hours of battery life for multi-day use
  • Incredibly easy pairing and switching with your iOS and Mac devices
  • Take calls, control your music and activate Siri with the multifunction on-ear controls
$219.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $219.99

A Super Fast, Extremely Compact External Hard Drive

This super-fast external SSD drive is perfect for on-the-go and offers great performance as well.

Samsung T3 Portable SSD
Samsung T3 Portable SSD
Samsung T3 Portable SSD
  • Portable Design with Internal SSD-level Performance
  • Superfast Read-Write Speeds of up to 450 MB/s
  • Shock Resistant & Secure Encryption
  • Compatible with PC, Mac, and Android
$349.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $349.99

A Modern and Minimalist Laptop Backpack

Fitting a MacBook, iPad, and more Incase's backpack is also comfortable to well. That's a winning combination.

Incase Icon Slim Pack
Incase Icon Slim Pack
  • Fit up to 15" MacBook Pro, iPad
  • Durable 840D nylon construction
  • Adjustable padded shoulder straps for optimal comfort and ergonomic support
  • Padded faux-fur lined laptop compartment
$99.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $99.99

A Modern, Clean, and Inexpensive Laptop Sleeve

This sleeve is an inexpensive way to protect your laptop while making it easier to pack up when on the go.

Inateck 15-Inch Macbook Pro Sleeve
Inateck 15-Inch Macbook Pro Sleeve
Inateck 15-Inch Macbook Pro Sleeve
  • Additional charger sleeve comes in handy
  • Velcro adhesive to prevent laptop from falling out
  • 3 additional pockets around the sleeve for computer accessories
$15.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $15.99

External Storage Memory Expansion for iPhone

No Wi-Fi? No problem with the flash drive that can plug into a Mac and then directly into the Lightning port on your iPhone or iPad.

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive
SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive
SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive
  • Instantly add 64GB storage to your iOS devices
  • Transfer photos/music/movies to and from your computer at up to 80 MB/s
  • Also acts as a charging cable for your iPhone and iPad
  • Apple MFI Certified
$59.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $59.99

An Elegant Stand Designed to Elevate Your iMac

This well-made stand can lift an iMac or other display into a more comfortable viewing position.

Twelve South HiRise for iMac
Twelve South HiRise for iMac
Twelve South HiRise for iMac
  • Lifts your screen higher (and better than a stack of books)
  • Creates hidden storage for hard drives and hubs (and your wallet)
  • Adjustable shelf supports your iMac from inside (and not set on top)
$77.43
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $77.43

Connect Everything With One Cable

Harness the power of Thunderbolt to expand your MacBook's connectivity options.

Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Laptop Dock
Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Laptop Dock
Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Laptop Dock
  • Two Thunderbolt 2 ports, to daisy chain up to 4 more Thunderbolt devices
  • Built-in HDMI port
  • Three USB 3.0 ports: high-power device support for iPad, SuperDrive and more
  • Stand-alone USB charging: keep charging when your computer is not connected
$199.00
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $199.00

The Smartest WiFi Scanner with Rechargeable Battery

Looking to rid your life of paper? This great scanner is completely wireless and works with a Mac and even iOS devices.

Doxie Go Wi-Fi
Doxie Go Wi-Fi
Doxie Go Wi-Fi
  • Delivers smarter portable scanning you can take and sync anywhere – no computer required
  • Stores about 1,800 pages (or 7,200 photos) before needing to sync. If additional storage is needed, insert an SD card
$179.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $179.99