Keep Fugly Surge Protectors Out of Sight and Mind With Bluelounge CableBox

We've already seen what Bluelounge can do with a minimalist gadget charging station, but today they're tackling a different office obstacle with the CableBox: cords. If you haven't gone mostly wireless yet, this is a convenient way to store them. And on a personal note, this space saver also addresses an illogical… »6/08/08 3:00pm6/08/08 3:00pm

Cost Control Power Strip: See How Power-Thirsty Your Gadgets Are

The Cost Controller power strip lets you hook up eight gizmos, protects them against voltage spikes, and also shows you how much power they're drawing so you can worry about your electricity bill well ahead of time. It actually shows consumption in kilowatt hours along with the frequency and voltage characteristics of… »4/29/08 6:04am4/29/08 6:04am

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 5:40pm12/19/07 5:40pm

Plugging Your PS3 Into a Surge Protector Doesn't Void Your Warranty

A PlayStation forum poster claims that a Sony customer service rep told him his broken PS3's warranty was voided because he plugged the console into a surge protector and not a wall socket, and that he'd have to pay $150 to fix it. When reached for comment, Sony said this wasn't the case and that your warranty won't… »10/17/07 7:40pm10/17/07 7:40pm