All Peripherals on Deck (This Is a USB Hub You Can Actually Buy!)

You know how it goes: you see some neat design for a lamp or surge protector or whatever and inevitably it's just a neat concept in a clever design student's portfolio. Not this USB Battleship! It's yours for only $23! » 11/15/10 7:40pm 11/15/10 7:40pm

A USB Hub With a Power Strip State of Mind

I can see the rationale for sticking the ports on the back of the USB hub: it keeps the cords hidden. But what if keeping them in plain sight meant you could cut the power to each device individually? » 8/05/10 4:40pm 8/05/10 4:40pm

Stackable USB Concept Keeps Plugs in Cozy Groups

Every once in a while, the two or three USB ports your laptop affords you just aren't enough. The Infinite USB concept makes do with what you have by cozily stacking your USB devices right on top of one another. » 3/22/10 7:20pm 3/22/10 7:20pm

USB 3.0 Gets Its First Four-Port Hub

Buffalo today unveiled the first-even four-port USB 3.0 hub. Right now? May not be that useful. But sooner than you think, this is going to be the multi-port hub that you need. » 2/15/10 10:55am 2/15/10 10:55am

Cambrionix 49-Port USB Hub Finally Gives Your Expansive Novelty Thumb…

It's a piece of industrial equipment, sure, but something about the Cambrionix Hub V2 is kind of fascinating. Consider this: With 49 500mAh ports, this USB hub needs its own ATX power supply. » 7/23/09 8:28am 7/23/09 8:28am

Just a Stylish 'Wall Socket' USB Hub

It's not a formal wall socket replacement, but this Elecom U2H-TC410B 4-port USB hub will look sharp (and a bit misleading) when mounted to a desk or table. » 6/30/09 10:20am 6/30/09 10:20am

Tulip USB Hub Is Nothing But Flowers and Sunshine (and USB Ports)

You big tough IT guy you. Just because you can rip the still-beating RAM from a PC doesn't mean that you can't enjoy the simple beauties of life, like USB ports shaped like tulips. » 3/10/09 9:00am 3/10/09 9:00am

Here Kitty Kitty, Must Charge My iPhone Via Your Spinal Fluid

In the electric future, cats' nervous systems run on USB, and we can tap into them for our needs. This four-porter (the other one is in kitty's mouth) is available only via wholesale from Shenzhen, which is how I imagine most of the future will be delivered. [Alibaba via FFFFOUND] » 12/02/08 3:01pm 12/02/08 3:01pm

Kensington ShareCentral Spreads USB Love Between Two Computers

The ShareCentral is a 5-port USB hub that allows two computers to share USB devices without a network. Just plug the devices in the $80 hub, plug the hub into both computers, and you can use your mouse, keyboard, hard drive or whatever on either computer with the flick of a switch. Best of all, it knows which computer… » 6/16/08 8:00pm 6/16/08 8:00pm

USB Hub Spider, So Cool It's Scary (Does That Count?)

The itsy bitsy spider ran up the water spout.
Someone grabbed its limbs and tore them all right out.
Up came the modder holding USB,
Until the itsy USB Spider killed him in his sleep.
[MAKE]

UPDATE: Yes, it appears to be a crabbbbbbb. How humiliating.
» 4/16/08 10:40am 4/16/08 10:40am

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

Leather Mouse is All Class

Sick of the other billionaires at the Yacht Club snickering at your silly plastic mouse? Yeah, me too. Earth-Treck has answered our needs and created a mouse wrapped in the luxurious brown or black leather. If you still haven't impressed your peers, this mouse comes with a matching USB hub. That should woo over the… » 5/22/07 7:00pm 5/22/07 7:00pm

Cat Toy Turned USB Hub?

This device look familiar? It should for cat owners like myself. I usually see toys like this lying around the floor or being gnawed on by a feline, but this device is not a cat toy, but rather a USB hub. The Soft Hub USB 2.0 is simply a spikey green ball with a few USB ports. Yes, just what I need. Plugging my… » 4/10/07 5:00pm 4/10/07 5:00pm

Belkin Grommet-Hole USB Hubs, iPod Dock: Genius!

You know those grommet holes that are found in damn near every desk, but are rarely used? Well, Belkin put on their thinking cap and has designed a USB hub and iPod dock that will fit in the grommet holes perfectly. There are two different types of USB hubs, the regular In-Desk USB Hub and the angled Front-Access… » 3/29/07 7:40pm 3/29/07 7:40pm

OMG NSFW: Video of Four USB Humping Dogs Destroying a USB Hub


For some silly reason, lots of you just love love love the humping dog USB drive. In order to satisfy your rabid canine lust, here's a video of four! of them ravaging a poor, defenseless USB hub. And you thought it was impressive to see just one dog blasting a Nintendo Wii. » 2/16/07 12:40pm 2/16/07 12:40pm

Hooray for the Future—First Wireless USB Hub Ships

Y-E Data has shipped the first Ultra Wideband USB hub in Japan. The hub uses the Wisair chipset ahs has a small USB dongle that that connects to your computer and wirelessly communicates with a four-port USB hub. Now we just have to wait to see how long a device like this takes to get through the FCC's… » 10/31/06 12:51pm 10/31/06 12:51pm

Elecom 3-Way USB Hub

Elecom makes some pretty sweet stuff, and this is no different. This three-way USB hub helps keep the cable clutter to a minimum by plugging directly into a USB port and being bus-powered. The angular USB ports help keep cables all nice and organized. Not too shabby of a hub, as long as you use a front USB port, or… » 10/13/06 2:10pm 10/13/06 2:10pm

Roland's Karaoke Music Keyboard / Digital Hub

Microsoft, Apple, Sony, Nintendo, and others want to turn your living room into a Web-enabled entertainment center. Roland wants to make it into a full-featured karaoke parlor. Their new "VIMA" keyboard is a bizarre mash-up of digital piano, digital media hub, and karaoke machine. Plug in your iPod, hit center cancel… » 10/06/06 3:08pm 10/06/06 3:08pm

DIY USB Hub Monster

Lack craftsmanship, but want a unique and cool USB hub? Sure you do! This is a USB hub monster that will fit your needs. It is basically a USB hub with male to female extension cables wrapped around coat hangers and very sloppily covered in cloth. But it is so damn cool. Hit the jump to see the monster naked, fully… » 9/27/06 5:22pm 9/27/06 5:22pm