Retromodo: The Etherkiller Fries Ethernet Gadgets

Much like waiters and cooks, IT department guys are not to be trifled with. There are many reasons why, but on the top of the list you will find the Etherkiller. » 3/12/09 6:00pm 3/12/09 6:00pm

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

Cool Tool: Ethernet LinkCheck Tester

Plug the Ethernet LinkCheck tester into a standard RJ-45 Ethernet port and its three little lights will indicate whether you're dealing with a 10Mb or 100Mb connection, or no connection at all. It's pocket-sized at 3.5 inches long and weighs less than an ounce. » 11/02/06 4:00pm 11/02/06 4:00pm