No Need to Scrabble and Dig Around For Spare USB Ports When the USB Hub…

If you were appalled the internet had produced a cat USB hub but wasn't catering to dog-owners (after all those memes!), put down your pitchforks and instead fork out $18 to Fredflare for the HubDog. [Fredflare via Technabob] » 5/31/11 9:40am 5/31/11 9:40am

A USB Hub With a Power Strip State of Mind

I can see the rationale for sticking the ports on the back of the USB hub: it keeps the cords hidden. But what if keeping them in plain sight meant you could cut the power to each device individually? » 8/05/10 4:40pm 8/05/10 4:40pm

Brando, We Want a Double Down

This classic chicken sandwich USB hub would have served us just fine a month ago, but the world has changed since then thanks to a couple of pieces of chicken that were sick and tired of business as usual. » 4/27/10 12:40pm 4/27/10 12:40pm

16-Port USB Hub Has Classy Aluminum-Like Fascia

It's no 80-porter, but ThinkGeek's 16-port USB hub is definitely one of the classiest I've seen. At $160 though, you'd be paying a tenner a port. Are those extra USB slippers really worth it? [ThinkGeek via The Awesomer via CrunchGear] » 3/15/10 8:17am 3/15/10 8:17am

huBox Adds Another Practical Element to USB Hubs

A USB hub/SD card reader is a handy thing to have on your desk. But the huBox takes both of these components and sticks them into a small, Mac-Mini-friendly box. Clever. (On sale soon for unknown price.) [huBox via AkihabaraNews] » 2/12/10 12:40pm 2/12/10 12:40pm

How Many Extra USB Ports Do You Need...3? 5? 24?

I don't think 24 ports is any kind of record, but as far as ridiculous USB hubs go, this one looks compact—and you can actually purchase it for $70. » 12/29/09 5:40pm 12/29/09 5:40pm

Cambrionix 49-Port USB Hub Finally Gives Your Expansive Novelty Thumb…

It's a piece of industrial equipment, sure, but something about the Cambrionix Hub V2 is kind of fascinating. Consider this: With 49 500mAh ports, this USB hub needs its own ATX power supply. » 7/23/09 8:28am 7/23/09 8:28am


This cannon-shaped USB hub features three ports that trigger an artillery sound effect when a device is plugged in. There is even a bomber for air support. Unfortunately, I would hesitate to bring these into battle. » 6/25/09 11:40am 6/25/09 11:40am

Brando Rota-Rota Hub Addresses Your USB, Thermometric Needs

The latest creation from the industry leader in extremely unlikely gadgets, Brando's Rota-Rota USB hub combines three swiveling USB ports, readers for most flash memory formats (sorry, CF) and, uhh, two thermometers? » 3/23/09 6:45am 3/23/09 6:45am

Tulip USB Hub Is Nothing But Flowers and Sunshine (and USB Ports)

You big tough IT guy you. Just because you can rip the still-beating RAM from a PC doesn't mean that you can't enjoy the simple beauties of life, like USB ports shaped like tulips. » 3/10/09 9:00am 3/10/09 9:00am

Smiling USB Hub Tries to Brighten Up Your Day

With a data transfer rate of 480mbps and LED light indicators, this four-port hub may seem like any other USB Hub, except it is annoyingly perky. » 1/09/09 1:00pm 1/09/09 1:00pm

iLuv iSP200: A Pretty Soundbar with Clever USB Hub

While soundbars are becoming ever more popular in home theater use, the iLuv iSP200 speaker is a fairly novel design for the PC industry. » 12/18/08 5:00pm 12/18/08 5:00pm

Here Kitty Kitty, Must Charge My iPhone Via Your Spinal Fluid

In the electric future, cats' nervous systems run on USB, and we can tap into them for our needs. This four-porter (the other one is in kitty's mouth) is available only via wholesale from Shenzhen, which is how I imagine most of the future will be delivered. [Alibaba via FFFFOUND] » 12/02/08 3:01pm 12/02/08 3:01pm

Official Star Wars USB Hubs May be Best USB Products Ever

Forget Dr Who's TARDIS, sci-fi USB hub fans (come on... you know who you are) are going to go bonkers over these official R2D2 and Vader USB hubs. R2's head moves, he lights up and emits genuine Star Wars sound effects every three minutes, while Vader just seems to have the sound effects and glowing eyes. *Shiver*...… » 6/26/08 6:09am 6/26/08 6:09am