These flexible gadgets add a splash of light wherever you have a spare USB port. Each one packs six bright LEDs behind a diffuser and can be plugged into your computer, a battery pack, or a USB wall charger. Sold in a pack of eight lights so you can put them everywhere.
Anker’s sophisticated monitor stand might not be the cheapest on the market, but it’s incredibly useful. The sturdy stand has an aluminum alloy surface, and packs a USB-C hub that can power your laptop and multiple devices via two USB-C ports, three USB-A ports, and a wireless phone charger built into its top. It also has Ethernet, audio, HDMI, and SD/microSD ports.
Enhance your 24″ iMac’s connectivity with INVZI’s USB-C docking station. It adds a pop-out enclosure for a compact M.2 NVMe or SATA SSD, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, a USB-C port, SD and MicroSD readers, and a Gigabit Ethernet port. It’s made from sturdy aluminum and is perfectly sized to fit the current-gen iMac.
There’s nothing worse than plugging in your charging cable to find its connector is damaged. ChubbyCable solves this problem with an innovative connector that can smoothly rotate 180 degrees, while a thick silicone jacket prevents kinks. Its tip also lights up while charging. Available in USB-C, Lightning, and Micro-USB versions.
Logitech’s compact keyboard features mechanical keys in a Mac-specific layout. Unlike some more flashy models on the market, this 75%-layout keyboard features a clean, purposeful design, devoid of gaudy RGB lighting or extraneous knobs. It connects wirelessly via Bluetooth and comes in either Pale Gray or Space Gray.
This made-to-order controller from Return to Paradise adds five linear slider controls to your Windows or Linux PC (sorry, no Mac support). It can be used to map volume controls and faders in DJ and gaming software via a USB connection. It works right out of the box with the open-source app deej.
Think you can do better than WTF With Marc Maron or The Joe Rogan Experience? All you need is a smartphone, the Professional Podcast Masterclass Bundle, and a good mic so you don’t sound like an amateur. JLab Audio’s Talk Pro USB Microphone optimizes sound quality for podcasts, music, streaming, and gaming.
Upgrade your laptop with this powerful docking station from BlitzWolf. This 14-in-1 docking station lets you connect three 4K displays via HDMI and DisplayPort, Gigabit Ethernet, four USB 3.0 devices, two USB-C devices, and more. It’s also an enclosure for an M.2 SATA SSD. It’s on sale for a limited time at Banggood.
This compact device combines a USB-C DAC, pre-amp, and a powerful amplifier. It offers hi-res audio with 32-bit/384kHz PCM, native DSD, and full MQA decoding. Digital filters let you customize its sound profile. In addition to the alloy model, there’s a limited Anniversary Edition with a copper chassis plated in 18ct gold.
LeafCutter Labs’ add-on controller has four programmable macro keys and a 360º encoder knob, making it a great input device for creative apps or for controlling media. It comes in a powder-coated steel case with a 32mm aluminum knob. Choose from case lit or key lit versions.
The webcams built into most laptops aren’t usually very good, and most desktop monitors don’t even have one. This add-on webcam offers 1080p HD resolution, an oval ring light to improve your image, and a noise-reducing directional microphone for clear audio. Grab one for 53% off the MSRP in The Awesomer Shop.
Designed for desktop content creators, the ROCCAT Torch captures studio-quality sound via a USB connection. Its dual condenser capsules offer cardioid, stereo, and whisper modes. Its base has a 3.5mm headphone jack and the mic can be detached for boom arm mounting. Colorful RGB lighting rounds out the package.
Designed for creative pros, these modular controllers let you build your own custom control scheme. In addition to the base module, there are keys, sliders, dials, and an “Orbiter” that combines tilt, spin, and pressure inputs. They work with popular creative apps on Mac and Windows and can be fully programmed to your workflow.
The Mad Noodle’s 8-key mechanical keyboard is fully programmable. It has Cherry MX switches, an knurled encoder knob, and RGB LED accent lighting in its baseplate. Outfit it with custom keycaps and make it your own. It runs QMK firmware for ease of configurability. They also make a special Star Trek edition.
Despite its compact size, this charger can provide up to 65W for fast-charging of laptops, smartphones, and other gadgets. It has two 65W USB-C ports and an 18W USB-A port, which can charge simultaneously. Its GaN chip assures optimal power management, and it works with US/EU/UK/AU outlets from 100V to 240V.
This portable USB-C hub adds a variety of ports to your laptop, including Ethernet, USB 3.0, 4K HDMI, SD and TF memory slots, along with high-speed 100W USB-C charging. Its magnetic lid provides a clever storage tray for its cables. There’s also a smaller Mini version that lacks the charging and the Ethernet port.
ROCCAT’s award-winning Vulcan Pro gaming keyboard gets a tenkeyless (88-key) version, cutting down on its footprint, while still retaining its great design and responsive opto-mechanical keys. Its Titan switches are extremely long-lasting and feature slick floating keycaps along with programmable RGB backlighting.
Give your headphones a smooth and crystal-clear analog upgrade with Douk Audio’s P1 headphone amp. It has a pair of 6J5 vacuum tubes, and can be used as a hi-fi headphone amp, a tube preamp, or a USB DAC. It supports USB, RCA, and Bluetooth 5.0 sources, and quality up to 24-bit, 192Khz from USB audio sources.
This unique USB microphone adds a splash of color to content creators’ desktops. In addition to its dynamic RGB lighting, its audio features are no slouch, with adjustable polar patterns, an internal pop filter, gain control, tap-to-mute, and an anti-vibration shock mount. Compatible with Mac, PC, and PS4.
Never worry about burning your fingertips again with this long-reach candle lighter. It uses a clean-burning electric arc to reach candle wicks, fireplace tinder, and charcoal inside your grill, keeping a comfortable distance between your hand and the flame. It offers up to 130 lights per charge via its USB port.
Whether your gadgets have a USB or USB-C port, this portable battery pack from HyperGear is ready to deliver its power. It has two USB ports and one USB-C port, and a maximum 15-watt total output. Find both 10,000 mAh and 20,000 mAh versions in The Awesomer Shop.
A jumbo-sized version of Elgato’s sweet programmable key controller. Packing 32 keys, each one can be customized with an icon and function of your choice with an easy-to-use software that runs on Windows 10+ or MacOS X 10.13 or later. It can be laid flat like a keyboard, or angled using the included magnetic stand.
Macally’s slimline aluminum keyboard looks great with modern Mac computers, blending in a retro typewriter vibe with its circular and oval keys. It’s optimized for use with MacOS, and includes numerous Mac-specific shortcut keys. Plus, it’s a bargain compared to the price of Apple’s venerable wired keyboard.