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Kade miniConsole+ Adapter: Controller Controller

Kade miniConsole+ Adapter: Controller Controller
Last month we looked at the Bliss-Box 4-Play, an adapter that lets you connect up to four classic gamepads and other controllers simultaneously to PCs, Android devices, the Raspberry Pi and the PS3. If you’re looking for an adapter that’s compatible with more systems check out the Kade miniConsole+. The Kade MiniConsole+ let you connect a variety of classic controllers – including the Atari 2600 joystick, the NES, the Dreamcast gamepad and the Wiimote – to PCs, PlayStation 1-3, NES, SNES, Xbox, Xbox 360, Dreamcast, Wii U, Android devices, the Raspberry Pi and more. Like the Bliss-Box 4-Play also has a Gamepad Mapper utility.

SnapPower Adds a USB Port to Outlets without Wiring

SnapPower Adds a USB Port to Outlets without Wiring
In my house, you can’t find an empty outlet. We have smartphones, tablets, kitchen gadgets, laptops, TVs, and all sorts of weird things my wife keeps that are supposed to make it smell good. If you want to plug in a smartphone to charge around here, odds are you have to unplug something else first.
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Bliss-Box 4-Play Retro Controller Adapter: Play Your Way

Bliss-Box 4-Play Retro Controller Adapter: Play Your Way
There are lots of third party retro-style controllers for PCs, as well as adapters that let you connect original console controllers to your computer. But Bliss-Box’s 4-Play adapter promises to be compatible with the greatest number of old controllers and can connect up to four controllers at once.

InfiniteUSB Cable Has a Built-in USB Port: Cable Centipede

InfiniteUSB Cable Has a Built-in USB Port: Cable Centipede
Here’s an accessory that Apple’s New MacBook sorely needs. The InfiniteUSB is a USB cable that has a USB port at the back. In other words, it replaces the port that it takes up. Get multiple units and you have a modular USB hub. Gonglue Jiang designed the InfiniteUSB back in 2009.

Ryo Reversible USB Adapter: Switch Fighter

Ryo Reversible USB Adapter: Switch Fighter
When USB Type-C gadgets and ports become commonplace, sticking a USB connector wrong side up will become a thing of the past. Personally I don’t mind. It’s one of those things that remind you that you’re alive.

Dasung 13.3″ E-ink Monitor: Everything Reader

Dasung 13.3″ E-ink Monitor: Everything Reader
Last year we saw a couple of 13.3″ E-ink readers. Chinese company Dasung Tech used E Ink’s similarly-sized Fina electronic paper display (EPD) module to create a 1600×1200 USB monitor. It’s meant to be a secondary display and even has a detachable stand.

PianoArc Round Keyboard: Music is a Flat Circle

PianoArc Round Keyboard: Music is a Flat Circle
Brockett Parsons plays keyboard for Lady Gaga, who is as famous for her outlandish outfits as for her songs. Brockett wanted to get in line with his star and be an eye-catching performer on his own.

Cyber Gadget Adapter Lets You Use PS3 & PS4 Controllers on Wii & Wii U: QuadShock

Cyber Gadget Adapter Lets You Use PS3 & PS4 Controllers on Wii & Wii U: QuadShock
There are adapters that let you use the PS2’s DualShock 2 controller with the Wii and Wii U. It appears there will be a similar adapter that will connect the PS3, PS4 and other USB controllers to Nintendo’s consoles.

Lightning Cable with Reversible USB Connector: Stolen Thunder

Lightning Cable with Reversible USB Connector: Stolen Thunder
One of the many rumors about the latest iPhone – or iPhones – is that it will come with a more convenient Lightning cable. AppleInsider shared Apple’s recent patent application for a reversible USB connector, which seemed to be corroborated by an image shared on Twitter by known Apple leaker Sonny Dickson.

Transformers Autobot USB Light: Lampus Minimus

Transformers Autobot USB Light: Lampus Minimus
Make light meet your eyes at night with the Transformers Autobot light. It grabs power through USB, so you won’t need to look for Energon cubes. The lamp measures about 8 “x 8″x 3”, is made of plastic with a brushed silver finish, and has non-slip feet to help it stay upright. We cannot let the Autobots pay for this merch.

USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron: Solderdoodle Pro

USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron: Solderdoodle Pro
You can already get battery-powered soldering irons, as well as ones that are powered via USB. But for some reason there doesn’t seem to be a soldering iron with a built-in battery that’s also rechargeable via USB.

Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger: 0.0000000121 Gigawatts?!?! Great Scott!

Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger: 0.0000000121 Gigawatts?!?! Great Scott!
Doc Brown’s Flux Capacitor made time travel possible in a DeLorean. Every geek knows what it is. That’s why the Flux Capacitor Car Charger was a good idea. Sadly, it was just one of ThinkGeek’s April Fool’s products this past April, and it was one of those fake items that every geek wants for real.

NES30 Bluetooth Gamepad: U, U, D, D, L, R, L, R, B, A… X, Y?

NES30 Bluetooth Gamepad: U, U, D, D, L, R, L, R, B, A… X, Y?
A company called 8Bitdo is selling a gamepad that looks just like the NES controller, except it has additional buttons and can connect to desktop computers and mobile devices via Bluetooth or USB. The NES30 appears to be a reskin of 8Bitdo’s FC30 gamepad, which – you guessed it – looks like the Famicom controller.

Packed Pixels Second Screen for Laptops: iMonitor Air

Packed Pixels Second Screen for Laptops: iMonitor Air
Laptop users who want to have a secondary display already have a variety of options. You can even use an iPad with the help of a cheap app. If you’re still looking for a small, portable and most importantly high-resolution display, check out Matt Relf’s Packed Pixels. Matt says he sourced the same display used in the iPad Air, which means Packed Pixels has a 9.7″

Black Skull USB Charger Won’t Kill Your Gadgets

Black Skull USB Charger Won’t Kill Your Gadgets
If you have to keep a spare USB charger in your bag, why not at least go with something that looks cool. Perhaps, something like this skull-shaped USB charger from Gama-Go.

Motix Motion Sensor for Mouse and Touch Input: Minority Minority Report

Motix Motion Sensor for Mouse and Touch Input: Minority Minority Report
Last week we saw Microsoft Research’s gesture-sensing keyboard prototype that removes the need for a mouse or touchpad. A new keyboard peripheral called Motix achieves the same effect as Microsoft’s keyboard. Its basic function lets you move your finger above the keyboard to control the mouse or simulate a touch input.
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