USB Hub, Speaker, Clock Gizmo Looks Like Bad Sci-Fi Prop

Check out this all-in-one USB gadget: it wraps up a 4-way USB hub, speakers and digital alarm clock in one box. In one big, ugly, LED-laden, stolen from a bad B-grade sci-fi TV show set box. It's even battery powered for when your PC's off. It's so very, very » 10/29/08 11:30am 10/29/08 11:30am bad, it goes roaring out the other side of badness and…

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 7:34am 9/26/08 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 2:40pm 8/18/08 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 6:51am 6/27/08 6:51am

Brando 3-Way USB Hub Doesn't Need Power Brick

See those two USB plugs on this hub gizmo from Brando? They're what makes this thing a little bit neat, even if its looks aren't anything special. Most USB hubs need to draw energy from a power brick if you're going to load them up with much more than a memory stick and charge up a gadget. But this one plugs into two… » 4/24/08 9:50am 4/24/08 9:50am

All Spark USB Hub Gives You Unwanted Responsibility

Captain Witwicky had an excuse; he didn't know the Decepticons were after the All Spark. In fact, he didn't even know what the Decepticons were. If you opt to purchase this All Spark USB hub, with four ports and retailing at £13.99 ($28), what exactly would be your excuse? Still, if you do decide the All Spark USB hub… » 4/13/08 5:00pm 4/13/08 5:00pm

USB Hub Photo Frame Misses Crucial Digital Parts

There are ways and means to add some interest to a USB hub, but Evergreen's new Picture Frame Hub misses all of them. Sure, everyone could do with four extra USB ports from time to time, and having a picture of your loved one on your desk is always good. But combined? And with a light behind the photo? Nope, it just… » 3/14/08 6:59am 3/14/08 6:59am

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 6:34am 2/29/08 6:34am

USB Runner Hub Reminds You Of Your Lateness

Do you need a constant reminder that you're always late? Perhaps in a four-port USB hub form? Then this USB Running Man Hub is the perfect gift for your birthday, with its four distinct USB 2.0 ports in the guy's base, arm, leg and briefcase. No? You wanted a nose hair trimmer instead? Guess that's too bad then, isn't… » 2/27/08 1:59pm 2/27/08 1:59pm

Stupid Race for Ultimate Card Reader Continues with 65-in-1 Model

Remember that 62-formats-in-1 card reader for your desktop PC from last week? Old Hat. Check it out: an extra three formats, including SDHC, are apparently readable by this little number, though we're still at a loss as to what they all are. The next edition will also read your mind and your future in tea leaves. Oh… » 1/15/08 10:00am 1/15/08 10:00am