Auto Cable Winder Is the Cure For Knotted Headphones

If you spend more time untangling your headphones than listening to music—and turn your nose up at clunky wireless solutions—consider these automatic Recoil winders that make the grandiose promise of knot-free cables. » 8/29/12 3:40pm 8/29/12 3:40pm

The Little Asshole Is My Least Favorite Monster

I can stand the Grumblenug stealing my dreams, the Murmalow eating some cats or the Shreekler biting my toes. But that Little Asshole and his knotting of headphone cords is the worse. » 6/27/12 11:20am 6/27/12 11:20am

Powered Reel Prevents Your Extension Cords From Turning into Indiana…

If you've ever retracted an automatic extension cord you know that by the time the plug reaches you it's traveling faster than a bullwhip. Not so with the RoboReel which gently and safely retracts the cable with an electric motor. » 4/12/12 4:00pm 4/12/12 4:00pm

Pinza: The Classy Cord Tamer

Cords! All gadgets have 'em. They're everywhere. And there are a million different ways to deal with them. But this cord tamer from Pinza is prettier than most, cast from solid stainless steel and hand-polished. $26. [Pinza] » 5/04/11 2:00am 5/04/11 2:00am

Don't Just Dump Electronics and Cables Into Your Suitcase

Like me, you're probably making a collection of devices and cables that you need to pack with you when you go places. And, like me, you probably just shove them all into your travel bag. No more! » 9/02/10 9:20pm 9/02/10 9:20pm

Eat Your Cable Troubles Away

I really do hate all these cables, and I will keep on hating them until all my charging and syncing happens over the very air I breathe. Until then, I guess these ice cream sandwich cables will keep me satisfied. » 7/14/10 1:48pm 7/14/10 1:48pm

A Woman In Cables

This is Connected, a self-portrait sculpture by artist Kasey McMahon. It's made entirely of Cat 5 cables and other wires, wrapped around a steel frame. It's absolutely stunning. » 4/22/10 11:00pm 4/22/10 11:00pm

Welcome to the Future, Tables

Henceforth, all four-legged tables shall have at least one hollow leg which shall be named the magic leg. And should a table have more than one magic leg—a rare splendor—they shall be named the magic legs. [dezeen] » 4/02/10 5:20pm 4/02/10 5:20pm

Finally, a Solution for Those Poor Two-iPhone Owners

The duaLink cable is essentially a specialized USB hub: It splits from one USB connector into two iPod/iPhone cables. Great for incredibly rich people with two iPhones, or upper-middle-class folk with two iPods. Available now for $26. [Engadget] » 1/22/10 5:39pm 1/22/10 5:39pm

Bluelounge's Refresh Station Charges Four Devices At Once, Is Pretty In…

The Refresh charging station is like a beautifully slimmed down version of Bluelounge's Sanctuary charger, with half the connections: 2x iPod/iPhone, 2x USB, plus single Micro USB and Mini USB plugs. » 8/14/09 5:04am 8/14/09 5:04am

iStubz iPhone/iPod Cables Can't See Over the Bank Counter

iStubz might sound like a stupid idea, but practically speaking, my iPhone charge/sync cable is a bit annoyingly long when charging over USB. » 8/07/09 8:44am 8/07/09 8:44am

10 Of Your Biggest Cable Management Disasters

Last week I asked you to show us your cable management situation. Not surprisingly, elegant solutions were hard to come by. What we did have was complete chaos. » 8/04/09 4:00pm 8/04/09 4:00pm

Show Us How Badly You Need One Of These 10 Cable Managers

If you have a tangle of cords and power strips behind your desk, you might want to consider one of these cable management solutions. And while you are at it, show us a picture of what your are dealing with. » 7/30/09 4:00pm 7/30/09 4:00pm

Sling Back Universal Wire Retractor Helps You Go Wire-Less

If your room is as messy as mine and these cable holders and midget wires aren't helping reduce the clutter of tangled wires, maybe it's time to try the $10 Sling Back universal wire retractor. » 6/05/09 9:30pm 6/05/09 9:30pm

Apple DisplayPort to Dual Link DVI Adapter Delayed to Dec. 23

While we liked the shiny unibody MacBooks » 11/20/08 9:40am 11/20/08 9:40am, their new miniDisplay Port requires the use of a dual link DVI adapter to drive the 30" CinemaDisplay. Not only is the adapter ; it's a custom cord that can't exactly be spotted between the batteries and singing cards at the drug store. Now Apple has informed preorderers to…

Apple MagSafe Replacements Are Now Free

In our anecdotal experience, Apple has been pretty good about replacing clearly faulty MagSafe power adapters—the ones that split or fray from faulty manufacture. But now they are making their replacement policy official and offering free MagSafe replacements for the MacBook (13-inch Late 2006), MacBook (13-inch), … » 8/19/08 7:40pm 8/19/08 7:40pm

Cablet Carpet Helps You Hide the Evidence of Your Geekyness

I'm not all about typing on the floor like the dude pictured here, but I do have quite a few cords criss-crossing the rooms of my home. For the most part, these cords are hidden in a very half-assed manner behind couches and under rugs —resulting in a geeky ghetto look that is as dangerous as it is hideous. My guess… » 12/20/07 8:40pm 12/20/07 8:40pm