The best Mac desktop accessories for 2024

Mac desktop accessories

Are you navigating the world of mac desktop accessories for the perfect addition to your 2024 setup? From sleek connectivity hubs to ergonomic mouse cases and premium audio, this guide lays out top picks that cater to diverse needs and preferences, ensuring your workspace is both practical and personalized. For those looking to gift, explore our apple accessories gifts perfect for any Mac user.

Key Takeaways

  • The Anker 655 USB-C Hub and OWC Thunderbolt Dock greatly expand Mac connectivity with a range of ports for improved workflow efficiency.
  • Ergonomic accessories like the Solumics Case for Apple Magic Mouse and Logitech’s range of ergonomic mice enhance user comfort and control.
  • Audio enhancements, organizational tools, and lighting solutions like the Sonos Era 300, Twelve South storage products, and IKEA FORSÅ Work Lamp upgrade a Mac user’s workspace experience and efficiency.

Ultimate Connectivity Hub 

USB-C Hub for Mac users

In the quest for a seamless workflow, the Anker 655 USB-C Hub emerges as a beacon of connectivity, with its chic faux-leather design and rapid data transfer capabilities. Imagine connecting all your essential devices through a single hub that not only looks good but also expands your Mac’s connectivity with Ethernet, audio ports, two USB A ports, and a USB C port alongside the existing two USB C ports. The Anker 341 and 555 models go further, adding a plethora of USB ports, including USB C, and high-quality HDMI output, turning your desktop into a multifunctional powerhouse.

If you’re seeking top-tier connectivity, consider the OWC Thunderbolt Dock. Its impressive selection of ports includes:

  • Four Thunderbolt 4
  • Four USB-A
  • One Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • Audio jack

These ports, including USB A ports and USB C ports, can handle even the most complex workflows. Whether you’re syncing devices, connecting an external monitor, or plugging in your latest gadgets, these hubs ensure you have access to all the ports you need, when you need them.

Ergonomic Enhancements for Apple Magic Mouse: The Solumics Case

solumics case on apple magic mouse for improved ergonimics

The elegance of the Apple Magic Mouse is undisputed, but its flat design may not be the perfect companion for everyone’s hand. Enter the Solumics Case, a marvel of ergonomic enhancement that cradles your palm, reducing hand fatigue during those marathon design sessions or endless spreadsheets. Crafted from premium plastic, this lightweight addition to your mouse ensures smooth maneuvering without adding bulk.

More than just comfort, the Solumics Case offers control. It wraps around your Magic Mouse to give a better grip, improving the experience for users who find the original too sleek. And with its effortless application, you can snap it on in three seconds, ensuring stability and protection without missing a beat.

Designed to be compatible with all versions of the Apple Magic Mouse, the Solumics Case is a versatile and elegant solution for any Apple user. Enhance your desk setup with this Magic Mouse ergonomic base

Enhanced Typing Experience 

Apple Mac desktop with apple magic keyboard and magic trackpad

Despite the sleek Apple Magic Keyboard complementing any Mac setup, there is an abundance of other keyboards that provide a customizable, tactile typing experience. Keyboards like the NuPhy Halo 75 and Keychron Q1 Pro invite you to tailor your typing to your touch, with swappable components and a robust build that make each keystroke a pleasure.

From the budget-friendly Glorious GMMK 2 to the luxurious Keychron Q5, there’s a keyboard for every budget and preference. These alternatives not only bring features like backlit keys and mechanical switches to the table but also offer a range of customization options that the Apple Magic Keyboard simply can’t match.

Mouse Alternatives for Comfort

white Logitech mouse magic mouse alternatives

If you’re looking for an alternative to your usual Mac navigation, companies like Logitech offer mouse substitutes that combine practicality with comfort. Take the Logitech Ergo M575, for instance, with its robust ergonomic design that’s built for the long haul and supports both Bluetooth and Logitech’s Unifying receiver. The Logitech Lift vertical mouse, with its compact and ergonomic form, can be a godsend for users with smaller hands, ensuring comfort without sacrificing functionality.

Then there’s the Logitech MX Master 3S, a mouse designed to cradle your hand, providing a high level of comfort, complete with customizable button assignments tailored to your Mac workflow. And for those seeking a break from the traditional, the Kensington Expert Mouse Wireless Trackball offers finger-only control, with a scrolling ring and detachable wrist rest for a unique and comfortable interaction.

Superior Audio Solutions 

Speaker on apple mac workdesk for superior audio experience

Transform your workspace into a concert hall and heighten your auditory senses with these audio solutions. The Sonos Era 300, with its spatial audio and Dolby Atmos support, provides an immersive listening experience that’s simply unmatched. For music aficionados, the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin stands out with a soundstage so wide and defined, it’s like having front-row seats to your favorite artists. And for those who prefer headphones, the Beats Studio offers exceptional sound quality and comfort.

For the audiophiles craving high-definition sound, here are some options to consider:

  • KEF LS50 Wireless II: Delivers Hi-Res Audio support, ensuring every note resonates with clarity.
  • Sonos Five: Offers an expansive sound profile and multi-room connectivity, bringing powerful audio performance to every corner of your environment.
  • AirPods Pro: Provides an active noise-canceling sanctuary, easily paired with your Mac for seamless transitions between listening modes.

Choose the option that best suits your needs and enjoy an immersive audio experience with the right headphone jack.

Organizational Gadgets

organizational gadgets for Mac for clutter-free workspace

With an array of Apple devices and Mac accessories at hand, maintaining an organized workspace is crucial. Here are some products that can help you declutter and keep your personal items organized:

These products not only provide a discreet home for your personal items on a flat surface but also contribute to a neater desk and better ergonomics.

Nomad’s Stand One and Belkin and Satechi’s 2-in-1 charging stands blend functionality with style, offering a compact and stylish way to charge and display your devices, including a laptop stand. And with the Satechi desk mat, you’re treated to a sleek workspace that’s perfect for writing and navigating with your mouse, while The Anchor Under-Desk Headphone Stand keeps your audio gear within reach without adding to the clutter.

Lighting and Ambiance 

macbook with desk lamp on workdesk

Proper lighting can elevate a workspace from ordinary to extraordinary. Choices such as the IKEA FORSÅ Work Lamp and Dyson’s Solarcycle Morph combine utility and style for your workspace. The Honeywell Foldable Modern Desk Lamp and the Gantri Aim Task Light cater to smaller workspaces without sacrificing quality, with the Gantri offering a unique 3D printed design.

Adjustable brightness and temperature settings are essential for minimizing eye strain during those late-night work sessions, and the BenQ e-Reading LED Swing Arm Desk Lamp delivers on this front, making it an ideal companion for iMac users.

For a pop of color and enhanced visibility, HomeKit light strips are an affordable way to customize your workspace ambiance, and they’re easy to install too.

Storage Expansion and Backup

samsung portable ssd t9 with macbook

In today’s data-driven era, it’s imperative to have dependable storage solutions. Whether you need to store, save, or back up your projects, options like the Crucial X9 Pro offer:

  • A compact and robust solution
  • Seamless integration into your Mac ecosystem
  • Up to 4TB of storage
  • Durability to withstand the elements.

The Samsung Portable SSD T9 is a favorite among those who require swift data transfers for large files, making it an indispensable tool for photographers and videographers alike. And for creative professionals working in demanding environments, the LaCie Rugged SSD Pro offers the protection they need with fast Thunderbolt 3 data access.

The 5TB WD My Passport is the answer for those with vast media collections, providing ample storage with encryption for secure backups.

Travel Accessories for Mac Users

airpods cases and covers

For the travelling Mac user, these unsung heroes of travel accessories provide protection and portability for your tech gear. The HyperPack Pro backpack and Troubadour’s Pioneer Backpack are specifically designed to cater to the needs of the travelling Apple enthusiast, blending style with functional protection for your devices, including your MacBook Pro or other Apple laptop models.

And when it comes to safeguarding your AirPods, cases like SwitchEasy Odyssey and Totallee Case are not just protective but also add a personal touch to your gear.


As we’ve journeyed through the vast landscape of Mac desktop accessories, it’s clear that the key to an optimal setup lies in personalization. From connectivity hubs to ergonomic mouse cases, customizable keyboards to superior audio solutions, each accessory brings a unique enhancement to your Mac experience. Embrace the opportunity to transform your space, making it as efficient, comfortable, and stylish as possible.

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