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Moshi’s USB-C accessories come in handy for MacBook and MacBook Pro users

Moshi makes a full suite of USB-C accessories that come in handy for owners of new MacBook Pros and the 12-inch iMac. Yep, I know you don’t want to buy dongles and adapters, but, with its latest laptops, Apple has given us little choice. 

My favorite of all the Moshi products is the $79.95USB-C Multiport adapter (pictured), a 3-in-1 hub that lets you connect additional USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 devices. It’s extremely flexible in performance.

For example, it supports 1080p and 4K video output to any HDMI-enabled monitor or TV. A standard USB port is included to charge/sync your iPhone or connect legacy devices such as an external USB hard drive or hub. The adapter also supports fast charging of your laptop thanks to pass-through power on the female USB-C port. 

An integrated Smart LED indicator lets you know when your computer is charged up, even when it’s closed. Encased in aluminum and packed with advanced features, Moshi’s USB-C Multiport Adapter can serve the purpose of a handful of stand-alone adapters. If you need individual adapters, check out the:

  • $39.95 USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter, which enables a MacBook or MacBook Pro with a USB-C port to establish a wired Internet connection. Encased in aluminum to minimize electromagnetic interference, the adapter also features integrated link/activity LEDs to show the status of your wired connection. Plus, it includes a USB pass-through port so you can charge your phone or connect an additional USB device to your Mac laptop.
  • $49.95 USB-C to HDMI Adapter, which allows you to output UHD video and digital audio to your Ultra HD TV or monitor with a 60Hz refresh rate. Both ends of the cable are encased in anodized aluminum to minimize electromagnetic interference.
  • $34.95 USB-C Charge Cable, which lets you power any USB-C device. Smart LED indicators keep track of your charging status. It supports up to 60 W of power output and USB 2 data transfer speeds, Measuring 6.6 feet (2 meters) in length, a HandyStrap is also included to keep your cable neat and tidy during transport.

Moshi also makes a $4.95 USB-C to VGA Adapter, but I’ve never had the need to use it.

the authorDennis Sellers
Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.

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