If you own a MacBook, then you’re probably thankful for its handy MagSafe, the magnetized power connector for your laptop’s charger. Not only does it make connecting the charger to your laptop insanely easy, it also detaches fairly easily.
If you’ve ever wanted to connect a bunch of Bluetooth speakers for a bigger sound, then check out these ones from Braven. The new series of Brave Six speakers can be plugged into each other, so that they work together from one audio source.
Earlier today, I bent the USB plug on my flash drive because I jammed it into the hub on my laptop the wrong way. This wasn’t the first time I plugged it in the wrong way, although it’s the first drive I’ve ruined because of it.
Griffin has unveiled a new device for musicians that is pretty cool. It’s called the GuitarConnect Pro and allows the connection of an electric guitar, bass or other musical instrument with a 1/4-inch plug to connect to your iPad or iPhone.
Am I the only one who has visions of the dude that invented the USB plug wringing his hands like Mr. Burns and cackling, “This will really piss them off! Muhahahahahah!” What sort of sadistic SOB would design a plug with no indication on the outside which way is up, but will fit into the USB port in one way?
I have a bunch of old HDDs in my desk that have data on them I don’t want to trash and don’t want on my current computer. If I want to get the data from those drives, as it is I need an external enclosure or to open my computer up and install the drive.
I use an iPhone, but I am not a huge fan of Apple’s computers. I prefer Windows, but I will admit to being jealous of the cool MagSafe connector that MacBooks have. I have snagged my deckchair on the cord to my notebook before and ripped the thing off the desk damaging it in the process, so I can appreciate a breakaway cable.
Let’s be honest amongst friends, we all end up flipping our USB devices back and forth in a vain effort to get the damn things to plug in at some point. You try to push your flash drive into the port, it resists, you flip it over and still not joy, flip it again and finally you cram the damn thing into the port in frustration.
I have about 163 different USB gadgets on my desk at any given time – all fighting for the six USB ports my computer has. To fix this issue I have a USB hub plugged in that more than quadruples the number of USB devices I can connect at once ensuring my humping dog flash drive has all the juice it needs to defile my computer.
You’ve probably got a bunch of peripherals that need to be plugged into USB ports. There are plenty of hubs out there, but until now, none of those hubs had enough ports for me. That’s until the 24-port USB hub came out.
Do you spend a ton of time squished between the wall behind your A/V equipment, plugging and unplugging cables? Then have I got a T-shirt for you.
The backside of the “AV” t-shirt by Olly Moss offers more audio-visual connectors than you’ll probably ever need – at least analog ones.
Are you a feline fanatic? Here’s a fun way to keep all of your USB devices connected to your computer.
Perhaps Neko the USB hub cat ($19.50 USD) will tickle your (cat) fancy. Just plug Neko into your computer’s USB port, and the little kitty provides 4 extra ports for connecting devices to your Windows, Mac or Linux PC.
If you’re getting ready to pop the question to that techie guy or gal in your life, here’s a set of wedding rings that you’ve just got to think about for your impending nuptials.
Seattle artist Jana Brevick handcrafts these most excellent sterling silver Cat 5 Ethernet connector wedding rings for true geeks in love.
This new fan attachment for the back of the Xbox 360 gives you much more than just supplemental cooling. It actually adds a variety of direct-access connectors to the back of the console, eliminating the need for special adapter cables.