You can have the fastest internet connection along with the latest TV set with high frame rate support and the new Apple TV 4K, but you won’t get smooth HDR Dolby Vision without a good HDMI cable.
TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted that upcoming updates to Apple's MacBook Pro notebook line will feature an HDMI port alongside an SD card slot. He hasn't said when the notebooks might drop beyond a tentative second half of 2021 timeframe.
Other World Computing (OWC), which has been selling some of the most compelling accessories and upgrade kits for a fraction of Apple’s exorbitant prices, today unveiled a new version of its USB-C Travel Dock that brings up to a hundred Watts of passthrough power so you can recharge even the 15-inch MacBook Pro (which ships with an 87-watt adapter).
Apple-exclusive premium accessory maker Twelve South today released StayGo, a compact and lean USB-C hub featuring legacy Mac notebook ports that Apple took away from us. With StayGo, you can connect up to eight accessories to your computer or tablet, plus power.
The 2018 iPad Pro was (and still is) a game-changer for me, as it quickly became a mobile companion to my home computer when I first started using it. While the iPad Pro isn’t a complete laptop replacement by any stretch, it certainly makes it possible for me to leave home without my laptop at times; but like most things, the iPad Pro works best in tandem with great accessories.
Earlier this year, I compiled a roundup of my favorite accessories for the 2018 iPad Pro. But as you might come to expect, I’ve accumulated several more since that time that can seriously augment the iPad Pro user experience. With that in mind, I’m excited to share some more of my must-haves with you in this part-two roundup.
The ultimate tablet deserves the ultimate expansions. While iPad Pro has ditched Lightning I/O for USB-C, a single port won't be enough for some people. For all you road warriors out there, accessory maker Hyper today unveiled the very first USB-C hub for the new Apple tablet.
Elgato adds a new product to their Thunderbolt lineup with the Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock. This miniaturized dock gives you access to DisplayPort, HDMI, USB 3, and Gigabit ethernet ports in a compact size.
The OWC mini USB-C travel dock is a handy companion to keep inside your gear bag. The hub brings USB Type-A and Type-C ports, HDMI, and even an SD card reader.
HDMI Forum today released the final version of the HDMI 2.1 specification following a preview earlier this year. It includes support for 10K displays, dynamic HDR content, high frame rate 4K video at 120 frames per second and 8K video at 60 frames per second, plus much more.
The new Apple TV 4K has finally arrived, bringing with it several hardware improvements over the previous fourth-generation model such as the flagship 4K support.
CalDigit TS3 is a solid options for pros looking to expand the functionality of their MacBook Pro or Thunderbolt 3 equipped iMac.
Popular Apple accessory maker Satechi today launched a sleek and compact hub that adds a bunch of missing ports to your MacBook Pro (late-2016 model), including two USB 3.0 ports (so you can charge your iOS devices without having to purchase a new cable), an HDMI port with support for 4K video output, a pair of SD/microSD memory card readers and more.
The hub has two Thunderbolt 3 dongles that take up both USB-C ports of the new MacBook Pros with Touch Bar (don't worry, you also have an additional passthrough Thunderbolt 3 port).
Here's a quick overview of all the ports on this hub:Thunderbolt 3 (1x)—Data transfer speeds up to 40 Gb/s are supported. In addition, the port supports a single 5K display or two 4K external displays at 60Hz with passthrough charging for 13 (61W) and 15-inch (87W) MacBook Pro models HDMI (1x)—Video output in 1080p at 60Hz or 4K at 30Hz is supported USB 3.0 (2x) and USB-C (1x)—Transfer speeds of up to 5 GB/s are supported SD/microSD (1x)—Transfer speeds of up to 104 MB/s are supported
And now, watch Satechi's promotional video for the device.
Priced at $100, the aluminum-clad Type-C Pro Hub is compatible with both Touch Bar and non-Touch bar MacBook Pro models. As a bonus, Satechi is offering these in two finishes, Silver and Space Gray, to complement your notebook.
You can buy the new Type-C Pro Hub starting today on Amazon..