David Wrobel designed a desk for gadget freaks, gamers and other heavy computer users. The Paradise Desk is filled with ports, power plugs and other convenient features that solve several annoyances associated with using computers or gadgets.
Like the Pivot Power, 360 Electrical’s products allow you to cram in electrical plugs and adapters that would otherwise not fit in one outlet or power strip. But unlike Quirky’s power strip where the whole body is adjustable, 360 Electrical’s products have sockets that rotate in place.
How big is your cable squid? Mine is pretty big, and threatening to take over more and more space on and around my desk. It’s never been easy to organize cables, but Switzerland’s Punkt seeks to change this by simply hiding away all of your cables in a sleek box.
Pwnie Express first made waves in the hacking and cybersecurity community when they released the Pwn Plug, a device that looks like an electric air freshener but is actually a computer used for penetration testing, i.e.
Despite the abundance of cables and wires in the gadget world, there is still an underwhelming number of devices associated with tentacled animals. The figures should at least be whelming. That’s why we should all welcome the PowerSquid Surge Protector: Calamari Edition.
Power strips that turn on or off when you turn your computer on or off aren’t new. These things have been around for several years now and they’re good for saving power for people that like to be green.
It can get pretty annoying having to move couches, tables, cabinets, and other random stuff out of the way so you can plug something into the socket. Unfortunately, it’s pretty much unavoidable, unless you want to spend ten minutes on your knees trying to find the angle of the holes on the socket.
We’ve seen a variety of takes on the power strip that address not only the need for more outlets but the awkward fit of different plugs and adapters. Designer Chih-Yao Chen’s solution is simple: break the power strip apart so that you can re-arrange the parts as needed.
Art Lebedev is harnessing the power of the pig with their new power strip concept. The Svintus Power Strip Pig concept makes a lot of sense as it doesn’t take up a lot of space, yet gives you many outlets to plug your gadgets into.
Fight clutter and win the wire wars with this wooden AT-AT model from Brando. It’s roomy enough to fit a power strip and has slits on both sides to organize and secure cords. Just make sure you don’t get its feet tangled with one of your cables.
Most of my power strips look the same. They are made to basically hide away under a desk or in a corner, so that the resulting cable mess doesn’t take over your desktop. That’s not what Coalesse’s Power Pod is for.
Being geeky and green can be tough if you have a bunch of high-end power slurping computers running in your house. I like to leave my computer running all the time, so it can backup and do its business while I sleep.
The Wet Circuits power strip is a water resistant power strip that also has a circuit breaker to prevent overheating. It’s patented design ensures that electricity will be conducted only when a “proper plug is 100% inserted into the outlet.“
The latest item to hit the prospective shelves of product crowdsourcer Quirky, the Pivot Power helps you fit all of those weirdly-shaped power bricks into their outlets without the jigsaw-puzzle challenge posed by conventional power strips.