Perfect for MacBook Pro/Air: CASA Hub 5E USB-C 5-in-1 Card Reader Hub

Perfect for MacBook Pro/Air: CASA Hub 5E USB-C 5-in-1 Card Reader Hub

New to Apple’s MacBook line? You’ve probably discovered that connecting anything to these USB-C equipped wonders requires one of two things: a pile of individual dongles to do different things, or a USB-C hub. We’re coming to your rescue today with one of the latter items, the Adam Elements CASA Hub 5E USB-C 5-in-1 Card Reader Hub for $45.

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Satechi's tiny Type-C USB Adapter does a big job

Satechi's tiny Type-C USB Adapter does a big job

USB-C is still a rarity in the world of Apple products; only the 12-inch Retina MacBook uses the convenient and tiny adapter for power and data. But the MacBook's popularity has finally encouraged some accessory manufacturers to come up with adapters, hubs, and even docking stations to turn that one USB-C port into something more useful. The Satechi Type-C USB Adapter (US$9.99 at Amazon, affiliate link) may be tiny, but it's just the thing to bring more usefulness to your MacBook.

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Inateck Aluminum Unibody USB Type-C to 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub: It's a "must-have" for 12-inch Retina MacBook owners

Inateck Aluminum Unibody USB Type-C to 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub: It's a "must-have" for 12-inch Retina MacBook owners

When the 12-inch Retina MacBook arrived in March of this year, the excitement about such a slender and lightweight Retina display laptop was tempered with some concern over the availability of low-cost third-party accessories for the device. As AWT readers know, that's no longer a concern. Inateck's new HP4102C USB Type C to 4-port USB 3.0 hub (US$39.99 MSRP, available for $18.99 via Amazon affiliate link) is a compact and useful addition to the computer bag of any Retina MacBook owner.

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Moshi USB-C to USB adapter and Aerio Lite bag: Companions for your 12-inch Retina MacBook

Moshi USB-C to USB adapter and Aerio Lite bag: Companions for your 12-inch Retina MacBook

Apple's 12-inch Retina display MacBook shook up the computing world when it came out earlier this year. It not features only just one port -- a USB-C port that's used both for charging and connectivity -- but it is incredibly small for a laptop. Fortunately, accessory manufacturer Moshi has come to the rescue of MacBook owners with two new products to keep your Retina MacBook company: the USB-C to USB adapter (US$24.95) and the Aerio Lite vertical messenger bag (US$99.95). 

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