11 MacBook accessories that we really love

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Apple cuts few corners when it comes to design. But that doesn’t mean you can’t improve your Mac. Here are some MacBook accessories you really need to see.

  • What are the best MacBook accessories? Check out our favorites below and visit the Mac Accessories collection for more.
  • Do I need a USB-C hub for my MacBook? If you want to use drives and displays while your MacBook is charging, you’re going to need a hub.
  • Are MacBook accessories universal? Some will work with any laptop; others will only work with Apple products or even a particular model.

Whether you’re an Apple veteran or admiring your brand new Mac, it’s worth investing in a few extras. Here are the best MacBook accessories we’ve seen in recent times.

Nonda USB-C HDMI Foldable Adapter

If you need to give a presentation, or want to watch Netflix on your hotel TV, this adapter makes things easy. The folding design takes up minimal space in your bag.

Price: $17.99 USD

Nonda USB-C HDMI Foldable Adapter - 11 MacBook accessories that we really love

Attach an external display with this Nonda adapter

Fuse Wheel Side Winder MacBook Charger Winder

The Fuse Wheel Side Winder keeps your Mac’s power cable neatly coiled for storage. When you need power, you simply pull out the length of cable you need.

Price: $28.99 USD

HyperDrive Ultimate USB-C Hub

When you only have one USB-C port to work with, owning a hub is pretty essential. The HyperDrive Ultimate adds 11 ports to your MacBook, including HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, microSD, and Gigabit Ethernet.

Price: $129.99 USD

HyperDrive Ultimate USB-C Hub - 11 MacBook accessories that we really love

Add 11 ports to your MacBook with the HyperDrive Ultimate

Twelve South Journal Luxury Leather MacBook Case

Made from beautiful full-grain leather, the Journal case from Twelve South is a stylish case for your MacBook. You can actually use your Apple machine by simply opening the front zip.

Price: $149.99 USD

Waterproof Laptop Pouch

If you’re looking for affordable protection, this waterproof pouch should fit the bill. There’s room inside for small accessories, and the oversized front clasp adds a touch of sophistication.

Price: $46.53 USD

Waterproof Laptop Pouch - 11 MacBook accessories that we really love

Protect your Mac in style with this waterproof pouch

Snapnator Magnetic Connector for USB-C

Remember magnetic ports? The Snapnator lets you relive those glory days by adding a magnetic connector to the USB-C slot. Using this accessory, tripping over the power cable will be less painful.

Price: $29.99 USD

GlocalMe G3 Secure Mobile WiFi Hotspot

GlocalMe G3 lets you create a mobile hotspot for your MacBook in over 100 countries. The device uses fast 4G connections, and you only pay for the data you use.

Price: $149.24 USD

701 Metal Clip for Your MacBook by Posh Projects

The 701 clip lets you safely attach paper notes to the side of your MacBook’s display. It’s really useful when you need to copy something across or simply leave yourself a reminder.

Price: $8 USD

ParcSlope for MacBook

This lightweight stand raises the screen height of your MacBook, without compromising your writing position. It also has a built-in cable management system for your power cord.

Price: $49.99 USD

Satechi Vertical Aluminum Laptop Stand

If you regularly use your MacBook with an external display, this Satechi stand may suit you better. The design keeps your Mac secure, while saving space on your desk.

Price: $39.99 USD

Natural Bamboo Laptop Stand for MacBook

This beautiful bamboo tray lets you use a mouse alongside your Mac on your lap. The design includes a slot for your phone, and plenty of ventilation holes to keep your MacBook cool.

Price: $119 USD

Natural Bamboo Laptop Stand for MacBook - 11 MacBook accessories that we really love

Rest your MacBook on natural Bamboo

The best MacBook accessories

What is your favorite MacBook accessory? Tell us in the comments!

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Meet Mark Myerson

Mark is best known for writing about apps, but he also loves the tactile, hardware side of technology. Being a professional photographer, he's pretty handy with a camera, and he's a self-confessed tweetaholic.

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