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SB Combo Bar With Thermometer

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Storage,

SB BarThe SB Combo Bar combines a card reader that supports MS Duo, SDHC, SD, MicroSD and M2 without adapters, a 90º, twistable 3 port hub and a thermometer that displays temperature in both Celsius and Fahrenheit. At a size of 100 x 32 x 32mm, it has a blue LED indicator and connects to your USB port. While we are not sure why the thermometer was added into the device, it certainly doesn’t hurt. The bar comes with an extension cable and a price of $15.50.

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USB 3-Port Hub/Calculator

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Misc. Tech,

USB Hub/CalculatorHere’s another double-duty hub. The 2.0 USB 3-Port Hub comes with a calculator. It also has a built-in thermometer, a 12/24 hour World Clock, a calendar, an alarm, timer, and time announce. The device supports Windows 2000/XP/Vista and, at a size of 180 x 99 x 22mm and a weight of 149g, the hub comes with its own cable at a price of $19.00. Now that we think about it, it is more like quadruple-duty.

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USB 4-Port Mouse Hub

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Peripherals,

USB 4-Port Mouse Hub

We have a a mouse that looks like a mouse, and mouse pads with hubs, so it is only logical that someone came up with a 4-port hub that looks like a mouse. The plug and play USB 2.0 peripheral comes in pink, green, yellow, or blue and its four


hubs can move 90º for flexibility. Weighing only 52g, the mouse supports Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Mac OSX and Linux and comes with a price of $12.00.

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USB Port Offers Serenity

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Misc. Tech, Toys,

USB Fish HubIf you are at the point that you need a USB 4-port hub, you might as will get one that does something. This LED Crystal Ball features a fish and changes colors in shades of red, purple, blue, and green just to annoy

calm you down. At a size of 58 x 49 x 38mm and a weight of a mere 100 grams, the port is compatible with Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP and has a price of $12.00. Artificial fish food is not included.

(Thanks, Fanny)

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USB Hub Rotates

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Misc. Tech,

USB Rotatable HubIs there really so much difference between 4-port hubs? Probably not, but we like variety. This one is great for the Rubik’s cube fan or for those who want to add a little color to their otherwise drab computer space. The Rotatable Hub is plug and play with USB 2.0, features low power usage, and supports Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP or Mac OS 8.6 or above. At a size of 60 x 60 x 30mm and a weight of 45g, it comes with its own USB cable and a very kind price of only $12.00.

(Thanks, Fanny)

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Card Reader Doubles as USB Hub

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Misc. Tech, Storage,

USB Card Reader/HubWe are not exactly sure why this device was designed the way it was, but perhaps its inventors were going for something that would fit right in with your messy household. It looks like a can, but is in fact a Card Reader and 3-port Hub Combo II. It supports SD, SDHC, MMC, XD, CF, and T-flash/MicroSD. It will also transfer files to your PC by USB 2.0. At a size of 58 x 58 x 88mm and a weight of 101g, the plug-and-play reader/hub needs Windows 2000/XP/Vista to run, comes with a USB cable, and has a price of $20.00. Just don’t mistake it for a Coke while it is plugged in.

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Runner Hub is Functional, Stylish

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, Design, Misc. Tech,

USB Runner HubFor someone who is always on the go (or on the run,) the Runner Hub may be your answer. The 4 ports hub will work with either 1.1 or 2.0 USB, has a transfer speed of 480 Mbps, and will work with either Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, or Mac OS 8.6 or above. At a size of 100 x 60 x 123mm and a weight of 71g, the device, with its rotating connection, comes with its own USB cable. Find it at Brando for a mere $12.00.

(Thanks, Fanny)

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SpaceStation Keeps Things Neat

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, USB, PC / Laptop,


Bluelounge’s SpaceStation is a nifty little organizer for those with laptops. Rest it on its rubber pad and it will ergonomically raise the keyboard 5mm while allowing a cool flow of air. Cords will roll up into any of the parts of the case. Use the front for an iPod, the back for the laptop or camera, and the side for a scanner. We don’t want to forget the handy rail and page holder. Available in black or white, you can also position it off center for other accessories. All this and an included USB hub are yours for $79.95.


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Go Green with United Pepper

United Pepper Products

Green is Good. Definitely the newest buzzword, there is a trend now to create gadgets that are not only functional but good for the environment. Some companies rely on guilt, but others seem to believe in what they sell. Created in Vietnam and designed in Belgium, United Pepper’s accessories are made of paperboard, cotton, and Kapok, a natural tree-fibre. Their Oscar USB 2.0 hub and LILI 1.3 Mpixel webcam are completely recycleable, energy efficient, and composed of fairtraded goods. It doesn’t hurt that they are cute, either. Find them for £20 (~$40.00) and £30 (~$60.00) respectively on the green site.


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Share a Hub, Become a RockStar

RockStarBelkin’s RockStar is a mini-jack hub that has six ports, one in and five out to split music between friends and their headphones. (We won’t tell if you take one to work and divvy up the ports between cubicles.) The 5 outputs can also be configured to be ingoing, too, so that you and your buds can mix and match music. The RockStar will work with iPhones, all models of iPods, and other MP3 players, and will be available from Belkin and various retailers this March for $20.00.

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