By Julie Clover
Apple today updated its online store with a range of new accessories from companies like Mophie, Scosche, Philips Hue, Yale and more. Some accessories are only available online, while others are available at Apple retail stores worldwide.
Apple now sells Scosche's BaseLynx 2.0 modular charging system, which allows customers to purchase separate charging modules for iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac. There is an all-in-one kit priced at $279 that can charge iPhone and AirPods, quickly charge Apple Watch, and charge multiple iPads or MacBooks with the USB-C Vertical Charging Dock.
Up to 60W available for one iPad, 30W when charging two devices and 20 Watts when connecting three devices to the USB-C ports. Apple also offers individual modules ranging from $500 to $100.
Apple's website also lists Mophie's latest 3-in-1 travel charger for $150. It has the same design as the previous generation Mophie, but this time with Apple Watch fast charging capabilities. It can charge iPhone over a wireless network. With MagSafe, charge your AirPods via Qi and charge your Apple Watch.
The charger folds into a compact shape when not in use, making it ideal for travel, and the Mophie also includes a travel case for charger. The box includes the cable and 30W power adapter needed to use it.
As for HomeKit devices, Apple now sells the Yale Assure Lock 2 Plus for $210, which supports the HomeKit feature. Apple keys. When using Home Keys, a digital key is added to the Apple Wallet app and the lock can be opened via NFC by tapping iPhone or Apple Watch to the lock.
The lock can be opened and accessed using HomeKit, and DoorSense automatically locks the door behind you. Note that remote access requires a separate Yale Wi-Fi Smart Module as the lock is designed to work via Bluetooth.
Apple also offers the latest Philips Hue product from Signify, the Hue Festavia LED String Lights. The $220 Hue Festavia is a 65-foot string of lights with 250 LEDs, perfect for decorating a tree or using outdoors during the holidays.
These are gradient string lights that can be customized multiple times colors that blend together, and they work with the Philips Hue Bridge.
Other new products available on the Apple online store include the latest SanDisk iXpand 256GB flash drive, Belkin Boost Charge Pro 2 for 80 dollars. In-1 charger in a variety of colors, Backbone One mobile game controller, plus other cases, cables and accessories. The full list can be found in the Apple online store.