Nowadays considering that we own so many devices that need constant charging, it also means that we are running out of USB ports on our computers to charge these gadgets. It also means that we need to juggle having to choose to charge gadget A or gadget B, or if we should unplug the external HDD just to plug in something else.
When we talk about a USB hub, most of us are looking at 4-ports on average, but just in case you happen to live in a home that has more than just a quartet of USB-based devices which are required to be plugged in most of the time, then surely your average USB hub will not do. Satechi’s 12-Port USB Hub will fit the bill nicely then, where this ultra […]
When it comes to plugging in a USB device, don’t you wish that there was some sort of indicator on the USB plug itself to let you know just which way is “up” without having to peer inside, and making a referential look at the USB port itself? I would have thought that someone might have done something about it, but after hitting USB 3.0 only do we have what […]
If you’re computer or notebook is limiting you to the number of third party peripherals or gadgets you can connect to it because of the dearth of USB ports, you’ll be happy to know that Sanwa’s offering will give you 24 ports for all your USB mice, keyboard, modems, scanners, printers, phones, and whatever else you can throw at it with a USB connector. The hub is a powered hub […]
If you’re sick of carrying around a separate USB powered charging hub in addition to your ThinkPad notebook and its charger, then Lenovo has you covered. The company has recently announced a Lenovo Power Hub, which adds 4 USB ports to charge up your phone or other mobile gadgets using your ThinkPad’s power brick. The Power Hub connects to your ThinkPad in two spots–to one of your notebook’s USB ports […]
Beign a geek, you know that you can never have enough USB ports lying around, similar to how a lady feels when she starts to build up an impressive collection of handbags and shoes. Well, Brando knows exactly how you feel, hence rolling out the iMONO 13-Port USB Hub Bar which comes with On and Off switches for individual ports, letting you juice up a particular device only when you […]
Folks are always worrying about getting a virus on their removable storage nowadays, and that’s why designers came up with this U+ USB Hub concept. It’s a USB hub that offers an antivirus scanner as well, allowing you to scan your flash drives, ensuring that the infection doesn’t spread. From the looks of it, you’ll need to keep it hooked up to a computer in order to perform scanning.
Who knows how many billion types of USB hubs there are in the market, but you have to admit that this Chicken Burger USB Hub does stand out a little different from the rest, obviously due to its resemblance to a tasty chicken burger. It’s a 4-port USB 2.0 hub made of polyresin, and from the looks of it, offers a removable bun. It’ll set you back $19, but that’s […]
The Smart E USB Extender might just be a concept as at time of publishing, but it could very well be more than a decent release in the real world if someone decides to take up the task. After all, it does help you pull out the right plug thanks to sockets at all four ends which ensures you won’t fumble over which wire to pull and which not to […]
Want to spice up your work area with a useful piece of USB gear? You can’t go too far off tangent with the USB Train Hub, where it comes in the form factor of a much shorter high-speed bullet train, featuring an LED indicator light located on top of the hub. What you see here is the steam train model, although this one doesn’t spew out any steam for an […]
Most of us use devices that offer push email support, and we get notified via a silent buzz or some other alert tone of your choice. If you have yet to fall under that category of being constantly connected to your inbox through your smartphone, then perhaps the USB Webmail Notifier and 4-Port Hub Cable might make your cubicle life a little bit more up-to-date. With this peripheral, it will […]
What you see here is but a standard USB hub, although it comes with the added advantage of letting you know which USB cable is connected at a glance thanks to a LED which lights up. Each connection will be equipped with a switch, allowing you to have full control over connecting it or otherwise. Looks a wee bit too bulky for our liking though, but at least you have […]
Want a really futuristic USB hub that will make you the envy of those at the office? The ROCCAT Apuri USB hub fits the bill then, boasting a quartet of easily accessible USB 2.0 ports. You get three legs propping this device up, while the Apuri’s high posture enables it to manage cables in a clean manner. There is also the added effect of a special abduction style LED light […]
Another day, another USB 2.0 hub, and this time round we have something that merges the old and the new. The Cassette Tape 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub is pretty self-explanatory – it shares a rather similar exterior as that of a regular cassette tape, although the innards contain parts to make up your standard USB 2.0 hub. If you have an old cassette-compatible Walkman from Sony, why not use that […]