Tag Archive: Magsafe


It’s smart to play it safe with a second MagSafe 2 for your MacBook Air [Deals]

If you’ve owned a MacBook for any amount of time, you know that the MagSafe charging brick has a limited lifespan. Besides getting scuffed up and grimy, the rubberized cables are prone to fray which is more than unsightly — the exposed power conducting wires can be dangerous. Add to that the risk of losing […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Why you should hold off ordering that ‘MagSafe for iPhone’ adapter

Were you interested in Znaps, MagSafe adapter for Lightning connectors that we posted yesterday? You might want to hold off on ordering them. There’s a big possibility that patent issues could derail them from being delivered as promised. Nothing against…Read more ›

Give your iPhone the MagSafe adapter it’s always dreamed of

When Apple created the MagSafe adapter for its highly desirable line of MacBooks back in 2006, the world changed. Gone were the days of tripping over your power adapter cord and pulling your entire MacBook down onto a cold, uncaring…Read more ›

Cabin’s sleek battery pack also gives your iPhone a MagSafe connector

Lightning ports haven’t even been around for two years now, but I think it might be time for Apple to consider replacing it with the MacBook’s most underrated feature: Magsafe power connectors. Cabin is a new a Kickstarter projected aimed…Read more ›

Cabin’s sleek battery pack also gives your iPhone a MagSafe connector

Lightning ports haven’t even been around for two years now, but I think it might be time for Apple to consider replacing it with the MacBook’s most underrated feature: Magsafe power connectors. Cabin is a new a Kickstarter projected aimed…Read more ›

MagSafe Won’t Charge a MacBook? It’s Probably a Simple Fix

The MagSafe power adapter is brilliant, using magnets to secure a connection between a MacBook and the AC power charger, it not only breaks away quickly to help prevent mishaps, but it also quickly snaps on to provide power to the Mac. It usually works flawlessly, but on some rare occasions, the MagSafe adapter is … Read More

Carry the Full MacBook Pro MagSafe Adapter Hassle-Free with This Trick

If you’re like me, you carry the full length MacBook Air / Pro MagSafe adapter cord with your portable Mac. And if you do, you’re familiar with how cumbersome having that large extender cable attached to the MagSafe is, either taking up tons of space as it unwinds, or just being a huge tangled mess. But check out this brilliant simple wrapping trick discovered Twitter by @JC.

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Carry the Full MacBook Pro MagSafe Adapter Hassle-Free with This Trick

If you’re like me, you carry the full length MacBook Air / Pro MagSafe adapter cord with your portable Mac. And if you do, you’re familiar with how cumbersome having that large extender cable attached to the MagSafe is, either taking up tons of space as it unwinds, or just being a huge tangled mess. But check out this brilliant simple wrapping trick discovered Twitter by @JC.

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These Clever Lamps Are Powered By Chewed Apple MagSafe Power Cords

magsafelampApple’s MagSafe power cord is one of the most underrated MacBook features ever, but unfortunately, they’re not very durable. We’ve all seen MagSafe cords become nearly unusable after a years’ worth of bending and wrapping, or if you’re like Toronto-based artist Brian Richer, your dog eats them. After doing some tinkering, Brian found that his […]

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The EX Hybrid Controller Is Like A MagSafe Gamepad & Keyboard For Your iPhone 5

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A lot of people want both an iPhone and a physical QWERTY keyboard, but they don’t want the extra bulk. Similarly, some people want a physical control pad, but they don’t want to ensconce their device in a massive case to get one.

That’s the genius of the EX Hybrid Controller for iPhone 5. It’s a Bluetooth controller that magnetically attaches to a special shell on the back of your device: flip it one way and it’s a  [Read More…]