PCR's guide to the latest Macs and accessories

We round up a range of Mac accessories on the market for retailers
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With a variety of mice, keyboards and cables for Macs on the market, it can be hard to pinpoint which products are best. Jade Burke and Laura Barnes check out a selection of the latest Macs and their accessories...

INITIAL FOR MAC CORDED KEYBOARD

Distributor: Entatech

This white keyboard is water resistant, so the keys continue to work even if liquid is spilled. Plug and Play is also included and each individual key has a lifecycle of 10 million.

Specs: 610g, 109 keys, 10 million keystrokes, compatible with Mac OS X Version 10.410 or newer.

SRP: £30

APPLE MAGIC MOUSE MB829Z/A

Distributor: Westcoast

The top shell of the Magic Mouse allows users to scroll through images and documents easily. It also works wirelessly through a Bluetooth connection.

Specs: Wireless Bluetooth connection, compatible with Mac and MacBook Pro, Multi-Touch technology.

SRP: £59

KBD-BT-S BLUETOOTH WIRELESS KEYBOARD

Distributor: Dynamode UK

Using Bluetooth wireless technology, this keyboard is able to connect to a Mac or any other devices using a Bluetooth connection. It includes extra application keys for Apple devices and a reduced size for maximum portability.

Specs: 78 keys, powered by 2x AAA batteries, 10 metre wireless range, brightness and volume keys.

SRP: £TBC

NIFTY MINIDRIVE

Distributor: Simms International

The Nifty MiniDrive series features the Air Silver for MacBook Air, the Pro Silver for MacBook Pro and the Retina 13 for MacBook Retina 13. Each fits into the MacBook’s SD card slot and allows users to upgrade to 64GB of extra space.

Specs: Waterproof, shockproof, 64GB of added storage, Plug and Play.

SRP: £29.95

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APPLE WIRELESS KEYBOARD MC184B/B

Distributor: Westcoast

This wireless keyboard can be used within 30 feet of a Mac or iPad and the function keys will also allow one-touch access to a variety of Mac features, including screen brightness, volume, mission control and Launchpad. 

Specs: Compact design, 30 feet wireless range, aluminium, function keys with one-touch access.

SRP: £59

LMK – 363 OPTICAL WIRELESS MOUSE KIT

Distributor: Dynamode UK

Users can take advantage of this wireless mouse by connecting the supplied USB wireless module into any USB port on a Mac. The mouse works instantly when connected, without the need for any software installations.

Specs: 2.4Ghz RF wireless signal, Plug and Play, 1000DPI setting.

SRP: £TBC

APPLE THUNDERBOLDT DISPLAY MC914B/B

Distributor: Westcoast

With built-in Thunderbolt technology, users can move data between devices and their computer, thanks to the two channels of 10-Gbps throughput in both directions.

Specs: 2560x1440 LED-backlit display, 16.7 million colours, integrated speakers.

SRP: £899

MANHATTAN WIDESCREEN HD WEBCAM

Distributor: Meroncourt

This webcam includes a 21MP lens that helps to capture clear images and videos in widescreen HD resolution up to 720p. It has been designed to provide instant messaging, VoIP, photos and videos.

Specs: Plug and Play installation, 4x digital zoom, 21MP image resolution, built-in microphone, widescreen HD. 

SRP: £24.99

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APPLE MACBOOK AIR

Distributors: Ingram Micro, Westcoast

With a battery lasting up to nine hours on a single charge, the 11-inch Macbook Air comes with fourth-generation Intel Core processors and Intel HD Graphics 5000. It measures 1.7cm thin and weighs 1.08kg.

Specs: 128GB or 256GB storage, 4GB of 1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory, 720p HD camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth.

SRP: From £749

KENSIGNTON SAFEDOCK FOR MACBOOK AIR

Distributor: Westcoast

The security dock has been designed specifically for the 11.6-inch MacBook Air. The Safedock can attach a MacBook to any surface to help prevent theft, thanks to the included Kensington ClickSafe lock.

Specs: Adjustable tilt stand, Kensington SafeDock Security Dock & Keyed Lock.

SRP: £99.99

ENERPLEX JUMPR SLATE 5K-L

Distributor: Peak Development

The Jumpr Slate is a slim battery that packs a 5100mAh power bank, making it suitable for those on the go. It has been designed to sit easily in a pocket or binder, while the rubberised design helps to keep it protected.

Specs: 5100 mAh portable power bank, tethered Apple Lightening cable, rubberised design.

SRP: £49.99

MANHATTAN VIVA WIRELESS MOUSE

Distributor: Meroncourt

This wireless mouse uses Bluetooth technology for easy installation and operation. The top-mount button instantly shifts resolution from 1000/1500/2000 DPI to suit a range of applications.

Specs: Wireless range of up to 10-meters, Plug and Play installation, up to 2000DPI, optical sensor.

SRP: £17.49

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USB 2.0 FAST ETHERNET ADAPTER

Distributor: Exertis

The Edimax is a compact USB Fast Ethernet adapter for a MacBook Air with no Ethernet ports. It works as a replacement network adapter and can add Ethernet connectivity to any computer.

Specs: USB 2.0 port, compatible with Windows 8, Mac OS X, no external power adapter required.

SRP: TBA

APPLE MACBOOK PRO RETINA DISPLAY

Distributors: Ingram Micro, Westcoast

The MacBook Pro features a Retina Display that has over four million pixels. With fourth generation dual-core and quad-core Intel processors plus Thunderbolt 2 technology, the Pro can perform at fast speeds.

Specs: Retina display, over four million pixels, OS X operating System, quad-core and dual-core Intel processors.

SRP: From £999

MANHATTAN STEALTH TOUCH WIRELESS MOUSE

Distributor: Meroncourt

With touch technology, this mouse has no buttons or a scroll wheel. The touch-sensitive surface recognises a range of pre-programmed fingertip movements so users can still scroll, click and access documents.

Specs: Buttonless design, laser sensor, 1200DPI, wireless range of up to 10 metres.

SRP: £22.99

AC450 WI-FI USB ADAPTER-11AC

Distributor: Exertis

This adapter instantly upgrades MacBooks with faster speeds, while its nano size helps to conceal it. It features next generation 802.11ac wireless connectivity, delivering Wi-Fi speeds of up to 433Mbps at 5GHz.

Specs: Next generation 802.11ac wireless connectivity, 3g, 433Mbps Wi-Fi speed, compact design.

SRP: TBA

CONTACT:

Dynamode............0845 375 2023

Entatech............0333 101 1000

Exertis (Basingstoke)...........01256 707 070

Exertis (Harlow)............01279 822 822

Ingram Micro................0871 973 3000

Meroncourt.............01462 680 060

Peak Development..........01489 796979

Simms International...........01622 852800

Westcoast............0118 912 6000

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