In 2012, Apple not only updated both their Macbook Pro’s and Macbook Air’s with new internal components, but, also, changed to the MagSafe 2 power adapter. The aforementioned is incompatible (i.e., the shape is a thinner elongated rectangle) with the original MagSafe’s connector that has been standard on Apple laptops since 2006. Presumably, this design change allowed Apple engineers the freedom to design slimmer laptops.
Yet, over the years of owning various technologies from Apple, this author had amassed a collection of power adapters, each retailing for $79.99, and now rendered useless with the introduction of the MagSafe 2. Thankfully, Apple released a converter ($9.99) allowing these seemingly outdated power adapters to work with the newest Apple models. Of course, the downside of Apple’s converter was its small size and connection with magnets leading to it being easily misplaced or even lost.
To solve this problem, Cozy Industries created the MagCozy ($6.99), a successfully funded Kickstarter project that securely ties an Apple’s MagSafe adapter to the cable of the power adapter. The MagCozy is an ingeniously simple idea and, after testing, this author found that this product works exactly as described. The MagCozy securely held onto the MagSafe converter without getting in the way of the power adapter’s connection. Moreover, with the current price of the MagCozy ($6.99) being less that the cost of a replacement converter from Apple ($9.99), the MagCozy is a necessary purchase.
MagCozy is available in various colors: black, clear, grey, light blue, orange, red, and white. Finally, according to their website, Cozy Industries plans on possibly releasing LightningCozy, 30-PinCozy, DisplayCozy, and EtherCozy; so, one should continue following Cozy Industries for any of these future products, thereby, safeguarding your costly and essential Apple adapters!
Rating: 5 out of 5
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