A Giant USB-C Dock Gives the New MacBook Every Port It Could Ever Need

Frustrated with your fancy new MacBook’s single USB-C port? OWC wants to be your laptop’s knight in shiny, connected armor with a brand new USB-C dock that turns its lone port into 11 additional connections so you can have all of your hardware and accessories plugged in at the same time. » 6/08/15 4:30pm 6/08/15 4:30pm

The NSA Is Going to Love These USB-C Charging Cables

Thanks to Apple's new MacBook and Google's new Chromebook Pixel, USB-C has arrived. A single flavor of cable for all your charging and connectivity needs? Hell yes. But that convenience doesn't come without a cost; our computers will be more vulnerable than ever to malware attacks, from hackers and surveillance… » 3/17/15 12:35pm 3/17/15 12:35pm

Mooch Power From Another Smartphone With This Tiny Charging Cable

It's not uncommon to bum a smoke, a ride, or a piece of gum from a friend, but if a new Indiegogo campaign is successful, you might soon be able to bum a little bit of power for your phone as well. The Juicer is a simple double-headed microUSB cable that lets you transfer power from one tablet or smartphone directly… » 2/18/15 9:25am 2/18/15 9:25am

Fix Your iMac By Adding Four USB Ports To the Front Where They Should Be

For every ten steps forward that Apple's designers make in terms of improved usability for the company's products, they still always manage to take a couple steps back. The world may never fully know why the USB ports are hidden away out-of-reach on the back of an iMac, but companies like Satechi are working hard to… » 2/12/15 2:00pm 2/12/15 2:00pm

Buy One Handy Gadget Accessory, Get One Free Today on Amazon

You can never have enough USB chargers lying around, so be sure to stock up today with these 2-for-1 deals on Amazon. You have four different combinations to choose from (including one with a smartphone dash mount), and each has a different promo code, so just be careful when you check out. » 1/06/15 9:16am 1/06/15 9:16am

Watching a USB Hack in Action Makes Me Never Want to Leave My Computer

Remember BadUSB, the pervasive and unfixable security vulnerability that turns every USB device into a vector for attacks against just about every computer? The one that's out in the wild now? I always knew it was bad, but this video really brought it home for me and now I want to fill my USB ports up with cement. » 12/18/14 11:05am 12/18/14 11:05am