These are the best USB-C hubs to boost your productivity at work
We all love our MacBooks. What we don't love sometimes is their lack of ports. Options are limited, and you might just need more than what Mac gives you. But that's okay because you have options. When something is lacking, there's someone with a solution to it. Or, in this case, many solutions. We're bound to have a USB-C hub with just what you need.
Having the best USB-C hub can change how you work. And with the changeover from USB-A to USB-C, you can do everything faster. After all, isn’t that what we all want? USB-C is here to stay, and we all know Mac won’t be bringing back the old ports. So you need the tech to ensure you can work with anything, anywhere.
A USB-C hub is an addition to a work office setup and a go-bag that can practically do it all. From Qi-enabled wireless charging to charging your laptop to transferring pictures off those old SD cards, the right hub can do it all. So the next time you’re out working at a coffee shop and need to charge your laptop and phone, plug in an extra monitor, or transfer pictures? Your USB-C hub has your back.
PowMe All-in-One USB-C Hub Charger can power your laptop
If you’re tired of carrying around a bunch of different charging and hub devices, this gadget is for you. The PowMe All-in-One USB-C HubCharger combines a Type-C charger, wireless charger, and a USB-C hub for the utmost in convenience and portability. The device is super thin. And you’ll have everything you need to power your phone, laptop, AirPods, Apple Watch, and more. Need to share power between laptops? No worries because the PowMe makes it possible. And with the 4K HDMI port, it’ll show you everything crystal clear.
Twelve South StayGo USB-C Organized Desktop Hub lets you hide it
The Twelve South StayGo USB-C Organized Desktop Hub gives you extra cord length between it and your computer. This desktop-friendly hub has a cable long enough to hide it away under your desk or behind your computer. And this USB-C desktop hub still has all the ports you need: 4K HDMI, three USB-A, gigabit Ethernet, SD, and micro SD. The great part is that the desktop-length cable that connects your laptop to the hub is removable. So, if you’re headed out into the field and don’t want any unnecessary electronics, you can use the travel cable.
Kolude KD-K1 Keyhub All-in-One Keyboard gives you all the ports you need
Are you looking for an upgrade to your keyboard? It’s time to check out the Kolude Keyhub All-in-One Keyboard. This unique gadget also features a USB hub and takes your Apple keyboard to the next level. It’s compatible with 18–100W charging and data transmission. It supports all languages, and the scissor switch will give you a great typing experience. You’ll have an HDMI port, a TF port, an SD port, a USB 2.0 port, three USB 3.0 ports, a PD port, and a USB-C port.
Satechi Type-C Aluminum Stand& Mac Mini Hub gives you workstation ability
Take your computer up a notch with the Satechi Type-C Aluminum Stand & Mac Mini Hub. This dual computer stand and hub not only lifts up your Mac Mini but also gives it powerful ability. Additionally, this computer hub requires just a USB-C connection to give you access to six more ports. With its USB-C port, three USB-A ports, micro SD port, and headphone jack, this computer hub provides better peripheral access. Furthermore, Satechi clearly thought about the physical design, as this aluminum stand has built-in air vents.
Signature Pro SSD Enclosure USB-C Hub by Flujo is a 7-in-1 adapter
If you need access to all your data wherever you are, the Signature Pro SSD Enclosure USB-C Hub by Flujo will give it to you. This seven-in-one hub will provide your USB-C powered laptop with a bunch of extra storage that you can access quickly. Optimized for high speed, this USB-C hub has a built-in M.2 SSD enclosure. If you’re working on the go getting your startup off the ground, this aluminum device has all you need. Designed ergonomically, this portable device is just about the size of a passport. So you can stow it in your purse, pocket, or laptop bag without any trouble.
Kanex iAdapt Multiport Hub gives your laptop seven extra ports
The Kanex iAdapt Multiport Hub gives your computer more ports without taking away access to power. In fact, one of the ports is a USB-C power delivery spot, so you can continue charging your laptop while this hub is plugged in. Two of the extra ports are for memory cards, giving you space for your SD and micro SD cards. Additionally, the USB 3 port offers data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps, so you can back up to a hard drive in no time. And this laptop hub gives you another port for a mouse or other peripheral.
ZeroLemon 135W Extreme Charge Station can handle six devices at once
Charge quickly and efficiently anywhere you go when you use the ZeroLemon 135W Extreme Charge Station. With a total of 135 watts, this compact portable charging station packs a punch. It can deliver up to 10 watts for wireless charging as well as 15 watts for wired charging via USB. The USB-C charging option offers up to 87 watts. This means it can take your MacBook Pro 15″ from 0% to 100% in only two hours. You could also use all the ports and charging features simultaneously and top up six devices at the same time.
What are you going to do with your new USB-C hub? Which ports and functions do you think will be most useful to your productivity? Personally, we like hubs where you can charge everything at once.
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