I Wish I Had This Do-It-All Portable Power Station When I Flew Abroad

I just came back from a two-week vacation in Europe. I took loads of gadgets. How did I keep them charged? Why, an unwieldy gadget cornucopia consisting of two AC splitters, a USB wall wart, and an external battery for topping up on the go. If only I’d had the Belkin Travel Rockstar, I could have lightened my load. »8/19/15 2:45pm8/19/15 2:45pm

Today Only, Great Deals on Belkin Surge Protectors For Every Situation

Today only, Amazon's offering great prices on Belkin surge protectors for any occasion. You can choose from a mini swivel charger that's hugely popular among travelers, a 12-outlet Pivot Plug protector that can accommodate the giant wall warts behind your TV, a $9 2-pack of cheap power strips that are great for… »4/06/15 9:15am4/06/15 9:15am

Linksys Just Made Its Iconic WRT Routers More Affordable

Almost a decade ago, when Belkin's 54GL router reigned supreme, routers could afford to be somewhat restricted when it comes to bandwidth. You had a desktop, maybe a laptop, and if you're a really early adopter, a smartphone connected to your network. Now, devices have multiplied like asexual amoebas, we're swimming… »1/04/15 7:00pm1/04/15 7:00pm

This Smart Crock Pot Makes Using a Slow Cooker Even Lazier

Slow cookers are great because you can throw in your ingredients in the morning and by the time you get home from work dinner is done. But stuff happens, and sometimes you forget about that pot roast simmering away, and next thing you know you burn your meal and your house down. Enter the WeMo Smart Crock Pot to solve… »1/05/14 8:05pm1/05/14 8:05pm

Belkin's WeMo Smart LED Bulbs Put the Light Switch On Your Phone

Belkin continues its pursuit of making home automation a simple plug-and-play affair with the introduction of its new Smart LED lightbulbs to its WeMo line. The 60-watt equivalent bulbs produce 800 lumens and cast a warm 3000 Kelvin glow across a room—so they should satisfy even those who've stocked up on incandescent… »1/05/14 7:30pm1/05/14 7:30pm

This Lightning Dock Lets You Dial in a Perfect Fit For iPads in Cases

Dropping an iPad onto a dock is not only an easy way to keep its battery charged, it also props it up so it's not laying sprawled across your desk wasting valuable real estate. And where as most docks can only accommodate an iPad going au naturel, Belkin's new Express Dock features a dial 'round back so the Lightning… »10/01/13 4:20pm10/01/13 4:20pm

Belkin's Mythical Thunderbolt Express Dock Is Finally Here

Nearly 600 days have passed since we first swooned over Belkin's Thunderbolt Express Dock all the way back in September 2011. (Really, it's been 595 days, but who's counting?) Well today, the long-promised, and long-delayed multi-port I/O hub for Macs is a thing you can actually buy. It's available this morning at… »4/30/13 8:00am4/30/13 8:00am

Belkin's Thunderstorm Turns Your Now Bulky iPad Into a Handheld Home Theater

iPad users no longer have to lament the crappy speakers, and lightweight form factor, of their tablet when enjoying videos or music sans headphones. Belkin is promising to turn the iPad into a portable home theater with an add-on set of boosted speakers, or at least that's what one assumes from a product called the… »1/06/13 10:58am1/06/13 10:58am

Belkin's WeMo Baby Monitor Turns Your iPhone Into a Nanny

We weren't exactly blown away with Belkin's WeMo home automation system, but for just $90 its new Wi-Fi enabled WeMo Baby sounds like an affordable way to keep tabs on your kids. It turns your iOS devices into portable baby monitors that work anywhere on earth—at least anywhere you have a mobile internet connection. »10/17/12 10:20am10/17/12 10:20am