If the iMac 24-inch model has one disadvantage, it has to be the USB ports on the back. the HyperDrive accessory with color correct front-facing module for sure gets over that problem for good.
The sleek, colorful and stylish-looking M1-powered iMac 24-inch model is for the most part great – that is until you are left groping around the back for the USB port to attach an external hard drive, security key or memory card. That paucity of the Apple machine is now fixed with a third-party accessory by Hyper that’s mindfully designed – to say the least. If you happen to own the cheapest model of the iMac 24-inch that has only two Thunderbolt/USB 4 ports, then this makes even more sense.
Even though the more expensive configuration models add a pair of USB 3 ports, they still lack an SD card slot for times when you need to use it. HyperDrive 6-in-1 USB-C Hub for iMac 24” is the savior with five front-facing ports for the easiest access to memory cards, USB storage, and charging of gadgets. It even has a 4K monitor compatible HDMI port on the back to keep away the thick cords from view. Mindful design indeed, I must say again!
Keeping up with the modern data transfer requirements the accessory has 3 USB (two USB-C and one USB-A) ports capable of 10Gbps transfer speed. For added advantage, the hub has a universally compatible microSD UHS-I reader and SD UHS-I card slot. Charging your gadgets is also going to be a breeze with 7.5W speed compatibility from the USB-A port.
The USP of HyperDrive hub is the way it clamps onto the iMac, seamlessly blending with the footprint of the machine and bringing the practical front-facing usage. The best part I like is the seven faceplates with each hub to match the different colored Apple iMac 24” models. Not only do they look good, but make your digital life smooth without any frustrations of coming short on available ports every now and then. Certainly, the accessory priced at $79.99 is better than any other available on the market.