Archives for 2020 | MacGizmoGuy : Essential Mac Accessories

Thunderbolt 3 and 4 Compatible Flash Drive For Mac

Shopping for a fast flash drive for Thunderbolt 3 MacBook, iMac, Mac mini or Pro? With both a Type-A and Type-C retractable dual ended plugs on the drive you can use this flash memory drive with either USB-C / Thunderbolt 3 ports on newer Macs, or slide it on USB 2.0 / 3.0 ports on older Macintosh laptop or desktop computers.

FASTEST Keychain Flash Drive Ever Made!

Kingston Data Traveler Max

Native USB-C Plug For Newer Thunderbolt 3 & 4 Macs
SSD Caliber 1000MBps Reads/Writes


Above, Kingston's new keychain drive benchmarks faster than any other. Ideal for modern Macs with Type-C Thunderbolt ports. Below, a slower but still respectably performing switchable Dual-Plug thumb drive for USB-A or USB-C Apple backups.

USB-C (& A) Ultra-Fast Flash Drive

Data Read Speeds Up To 550MBps

Though not a fully native chipset Thunderbolt 3 flash drive, this solid-state USB thumb drive is FAST -- About as fast as a full-blown SATA III SSD drive with Read speeds up in the 500MB/s range. It's slim form factor makes it highly portable.

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High Frame-Rate USB-C Webcam For Mac Streaming

Looking for a premium Mac compatible webcam with high frame rates for Mac streaming online? The new Logitech StreamCam can deliver up to 60FPS (Frames Per Second) on fast, modern MacOS computers with Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports.


Mac Webcam With High Frame-Rate

For New Macs With Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Ports


• Full 1080p HD at 60 fps for the ultimate streaming experience
• Ultra-smooth and accurate motion for more precise video
• Connects via USB-C on 2016 or later MacBook, iMac, Mac mini or Pro computers for fast and reliable connections
• Intelligent Auto-Focus & exposure plus intelligent facial tracking • Vertical video option in full HD portrait mode for smartphone playback
• Versatile mounting options include a monitor clipt and option to tripod mount
• Powered by Logitech's new webcam Capture App for MacOS
• Compatible with Mac OS 10 14 or later and is optimized for Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) and other popular OSX video capture, streaming, and conferencing apps

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USB-C Connected Computer Speakers for Macs

A new generation of USB--C powered computer speakers have arrived. They feature a native Type-C interface now incorporated into all modern Macs with unified Thunderbolt3 / USB-C data ports. A USB-C speaker can be directly connected to your modern Apple MacBook Pro or Air, laptop or iMac, Mac mini, or Mac Pro desktop without having to use a Type-A USB hub, dongle or adapter.


Creative Pebble V2 USB-C Speakers

2 Inch Driver Cones w/Volume Knob

USB-C also allows for more amps of power and a such can yield loudspeakers that are noticeably louder than is possible on a conventional Type-A USB 2.0 or 3.0 port. The updated V2 version with a Type-C USB-C plug is the 2nd revision of Creative Labs Pebbles V2 USB-C computer speaker - It features a special boost switch on the back to take advantage or USB-C's increased power delivery and produce up to 8 watts of audio output. As such, USB-C speakers can be decidedly louder.

Though compact, the dual orb speaker cabinets feature a 50mm / 2 inch driver cone. Additionally, bass radiators at the back of each speaker help deliver improved bass response. And an onboard power/volume knob on one of the speakers gives you control within arm's reach.

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Best Portable Printer AND Scanner For MacBook

Best Portable Printer For MacBook Pro or Air?

HP's Portable Laptop Printer + Scanner for MacBook Pro or Air made them the first company ever to deliver a mobile print and scan solution for Mac OSX users on the go. This battery powered portable scanner and printer for MacBooks running OSX 10.5 and higher features a color Touch-Screen control panel and both USB 2.0 and wireless AirPrint and WiFi Direct printer connectivity.


HP Portable Printer Combo For MacBook Air or Pro

Sheet-Fed Color Scan / Copy +_Inkjet Printing



For an even lighter and more compact portable MacBook combo printer scanner solution, the lightweight Primera Trio MacBook All-In-One is also a good choice - with some tradeoffs over HP's more fully featured but bulkier and heavier mobile print / scan laptop solution.


Multi-Function USB Portable MacBook Printer

With Hand-Fed Scan & Copy + Inkjet Printing



These two MacBook compatible mobile printer scanner combo inkjets have been a long awaited and important Mac accessory for select business users on the road who really need to both print, copy and scan receipts and documents anywhere, any time. The HP 250 or Primera Trio can eliminate the need to carry a separate Mac compatible USB powered mobile scanner. For those who just need mobile printing functions, the HP 200 series laptop printer-only is around $100 less.

For other mobile printing and scanning solutions, please visit www.maclaptopprinters.com to find the right Mac computing accessories for travel.

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