Recommended Products & Services from TheMacU.com!

This page will feature Apple-related products & devices that I personally use. None of the items displayed here are paid promotions, they were all purchased by me.
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CleanMyMac X

I’ve used CleanMyMac for years now for Mac maintenance. It’s a great App that is regularly updated and gaining useful new features. We have a full CleanMyMac Tutorial available for All Access Subscribers.

CleanMyMac X Free Trial

Backblaze Online Backup!

I have been using Backblaze for several years to backup my entire Mac and an external hard drive. It’s easy to use and very affordable. Backblaze works with both Mac and Windows! Give it a try here

Learn more about BackBlaze in the full Mac Backup Tutorial Here…

Trade-in or sell old Apple devices through Gazelle!

Gazelle provides a safe, hassle free way to either buy or sell older iPhones, iPads & Macs. If you don’t want to pay full price for a brand new model check out their selection of refurbished devices. If you have devices laying around that you no longer use use Gazelle’s streamlined process to trade them in for cash! The process is simple and prices are fair. Get started here…

iPhone, iPad & Mac Accessories

In the list below you will find where to buy well-built accessories for your Apple devices. These can include chargers, cables, stands, hubs, docks, batteries, and more!

Satechi – offers a wide variety of high-quality chargers, docks, adapters, stands, and other peripherals. If you’re an Apple user it’s worth your while to take a look at what they offer that could improve your setup and workflow! Browse Satechi…

Elevation Lab – has a nice selection of docks, stands, and charging accessories for Apple devices. A couple of their most interesting products are the TagVault for your keychain or your dog’s collar. This provides a safe, waterproof case to store an Apple AirTag in order to keep track of your keys or your pet!

Belkin – has been providing accessories for Apple devices for decades. They have one of the largest selections of products that include chargers, MagSafe accessories, audio products, adapters, docks, and much more. One of my favorite Belkin products is their AirPlay 2 audio adapter that can turn just about any older stereo or set of speakers into an AirPlay 2 receiver for wireless audio playback from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. Check it out here… 

iPhone & iPad Cases, Stands, Folios, and more…

This list will mainly provide links to the makers of iPhone or iPad cases and stands.

Casely – has a great selection of iPhone cases with fashionable designs. Their cases also come with MagSafe which if you ask me is essential for owners of an iPhone 12 or later. They also offer MagSafe Wallets, AirPods Cases, and a Case Club that will send you a new case every 1 to 3 months! Check it out here…

Cellairis – offers a variety of protective cases and screen protectors to keep your iPhone safe from drops and falls.

ESR – sells some really nice clear, leather, and soft silicone iPhone cases many of which are MagSafe compatible. They also have screen protectors and other accessories for iPad and iPhone.

Pela – makes iPhone and iPad cases as well as bands for Apple Watch. All their products are compostable so once you’re done using them they won’t sit in a landfill for a couple hundred years!

Eufy Smart Scale

With the Eufy Smart scale each time I get on the scale my weight BMI and Body fat percentage are all sent to the Health App on my iPhone. This makes it super easy to track my weight and other measurements over time. View the full Apple Health App overview here…

Qardio Arm Blood Pressure Monitor

The Qardio Arm is a battery-powered Bluetooth enabled device that will wirelessly send accurate blood pressure and heart rate readings to the Health App on your iPhone! See our full quick lesson on how to use this device here…

GAIA GPS

GAIA GPS is a Maps and navigation app that I use when off the beaten path either hiking or driving. GAIA provides the ability to download maps for offline use as well as choose which Map layer will work best for your location and activity. This is a great App for anyone that enjoys roaming the wilderness!
Become a GAIA GPS member to access all the maps layers and download maps for offline use. Save 20% or more here… GAIA GPS Membership Discounts

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