What you need to know
- Scosche's new MagicMount MSC uses a MagSafe Wireless Charger to power and hold your iPhone in the car.
- It comes with a USB-C car adapter, but you need to provide your own MagSafe Wireless Charger.
Scosche just rounded out its CES 2021 announcements with a new mount for your car – and it used MagSafe.
The new MagicMount MSC uses your existing MagSafe Wireless Charger to both charge and mount your iPhone. The MagicMount MSC then mounts to your car via one of a few different mechanisms including suction mount, air vent mount, and more. The advantage of using Apple's MagSafe Wireless Charger is pretty obvious – you'll benefit from the full 15W wireless charging while on the move.
While you'll need to provide your own MagSafe Wireless Charger, Scosche does throw its PowerVolt 20W USB-C Power Delivery Car Adapter in with your new mount. If you're feeling fancy you can even use the mount on your desk, too.
Scosche doesn't actually say when these things will be available, but it does give the impression they're already on its website. I can't find them at the time of writing, though. Maybe you'll have more luck (opens in new tab).
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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