The PlayStation-Branded Double AC Adapter, Booyah!

While we'd love the PS3 to charge all of our PlayStation gear, there are odd exceptions, like the PSP. Plus, running the PS3 just to charge peripherals makes about just as much energy sense as turning on your car just to light your cigarette. So this December, Sony is introducing their $25 double AC Adapter, charging… » 11/26/08 12:00pm 11/26/08 12:00pm

Giz Explains: An Illustrated Guide to Every Stupid Cable You Need

We put up with too many cables. There are at least four different kinds of USB plugs, two kinds of FireWire and like a million different ways to connect something to TV or monitor. Modern gadget life can be kind of retarded in this way. Why not one kind of cable, or just a couple? I don't know. But until everyone gets… » 7/30/08 3:00pm 7/30/08 3:00pm

Kensington Ci70 Keyboard Has USB/Mini USB Ports and Laptop-Styled Keys

We love Kensington's low-profile keyboards with the laptop style keys, which is why this Ci70 keyboard looks so appetizing. It's got two USB ports, nothing special, but a mini USB connector that actually hides underneath a cover on top. So to recap, two USB ports, one mini USB cord, really low/quiet style Kensington… » 4/09/08 4:40pm 4/09/08 4:40pm

Dockey miniUSB to USB Connector Saves Space

Rather than take a long and tangled miniUSB to USB cable with you wherever you go, this swiveling Dockey condenses it all into a small, keyfob-sized connector. It's essentially just the two ends—USB and miniUSB—attached to a swiveling joint that lets you position your phone, PMP, or Bluetooth headset at just the right… » 10/08/07 8:00pm 10/08/07 8:00pm

Duracell's Mobile Charger Juices Batteries, USB On The Go

Duracell's Mobile Charger not only has a USB port so you can power your iPods and Zunes, but there's even a slot to put AA/AAA batteries into so you can charge them via wall or car outlet. Those AA batteries work the same way in reverse as well—you use them to charge any USB gadgets you plug in. The charger comes for… » 10/03/07 7:00pm 10/03/07 7:00pm

Cell Makers Agree on a Single Charging Plug

Samsung, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, LG, and Nokia have agreed to use micro USB as a charging-plug standard for phones. Your days of buying a bagful of accessories every time you switch phones have come to an end. Well, not quite. You will still have to toss out all your mini USB chargers, as this decision in truth… » 9/21/07 9:51am 9/21/07 9:51am