Google's OnHub Is a Mysterious and Slightly Terrible Device

The OnHub is Google’s latest weird experiment. It’s a $200 router stuffed with fourteen antennas that’s being marketed as a cure-all for people who have a zillion wireless devices with different network needs. But what does that actually mean? I tore down my OnHub with the hardware hackers at iFixit to find out. »9/15/15 1:00pm9/15/15 1:00pm


Griffin's Simplifi iPhone Dock/Card Reader Isn't a Crappy USB All-In-One Device

For those of you who were skeptical of the Griffin AirCurve »9/26/08 7:34am9/26/08 7:34am wire-free iPhone amplifier/dock thingy comes this USB dock that is a genuine neato solution. Dubbed "Simplifi," for once it's a product name that tallies with the product's purpose: it's a combined iPod/iPhone dock that has a CF card slot, a Memory…

Kensington's Wireless USB Docking Station Is the World's First, Supports Five Devices and DVI Monitor

Kensington's just released the world's first Wireless USB universal docking station, conveniently named the Wireless USB Docking Station. The thing suppports five USB devices as well as a DVI monitor, which can then be "attached" wirelessly to your notebook whenever it comes into range. Speaker ports round out the… »8/18/08 2:40pm8/18/08 2:40pm

USB Hub/Paperclip holder/Fish Tank, May be Worst USB Gizmo Ever

A four-way, USB 2.0 hub. A magnetic paperclip holder. A fake fish tank. A seven-color LED illuminator. Mix them all together, and what have you got? Yes: possibly the worst USB gizmo ever. I mean, what's next? A USB hub with built-in electric dog-polisher? I don't know though: if you're a collector of USB naffness… »6/27/08 6:51am6/27/08 6:51am

Brando USB Hub has Multicolor Moodlight For Desktop Cheeriness

I nearly labelled this four-port USB hub with digital alarm and seven-colour moodlight "just another boring Brando USB gadget." But on second thought, I decided I actually like it: if you're going to have a USB hub on your desk, why not combine it with some multicolored LED goodness? Brighten up your dreary cubicle… »2/29/08 6:34am2/29/08 6:34am