This Is Officially How You'll Be Fueling Your Car In The Future

The future of automobiles is upon us. Or at least it's getting a lot closer. This week, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International announced the first official charging plug standard for North American cars. The brand new plugs may arrive as early as next year, meaning that, someday soon, the new American… » 10/18/12 6:20pm 10/18/12 6:20pm

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

Belkin BreakFree: MacBook MagSafe Cable for Your Guitar

The BreakFree is Belkin's fix for crazy rockers who can't get through a set without ripping up their amp or guitar's cord jack by flailing around too much. One part of the $20 two-piece kit fits in the axe's cord jack, while the other goes to the cord itself, and you can rock safe knowing that if you make any wild… » 7/10/08 6:00pm 7/10/08 6:00pm

Flying Saucer Surge Protector Keeps All Plugs Separate

There have been many solutions to the problem of fat AC adapters clogging up your surge protectors (like this), but this ezSpace UFO flying saucer protector from ezGear looks like it can actually be filled with all AC adapters without colliding. The secret is that it's pretty huge and shaped like an flipped-over bowl,… » 12/19/07 5:40pm 12/19/07 5:40pm

Custom Electric Table Has Plugs Right in the Table

Forget Lifehacker tips for cord organization to make your desk neater. When you have a custom Electric Table by Broberg & Ridderstrale of Stockholm, your entire desk is your outlet. These guys custom create a desk that plugs into the wall, which powers custom outlets embedded all over the face, sides, and legs of the… » 9/10/07 7:20pm 9/10/07 7:20pm