Cable management

stacks1

Cords, cords, cords! Those of who love gadgets don’t usually love the cords that come with them. They tangle, they look bad, and they slide off your desk when you unplug a device. The Stacks desk accessory helps keep them organized and control. Currently in Kickstarter, Stacks are made with industrial steel and brass, Stacks [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
pixi-1

  One of my biggest organizational battles around our home is with all of our cables. To organize them I usually end up using twist ties or velcro cable wraps that make the task take longer than it should. Cable ties are good for one use, so what if I just need to let out [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Home and Kitchen, News
quirky-plug-hub-2

Are you almost afraid to put your feet under your desk because it looks like a snake's den of cables under there?  With the Plug Hub from Quirky, you'll be able to tame that cable mess.  The Plug Hub is a 10.5" L x 3.5" W x 9.5" H black plastic box with a tray [...]

Posted in: Gear, Home and Kitchen, News
neatnix-ready-2go-2

These Ready 2Go organizer bags from Neatnix will keep your cables, chargers, flash drives, and other small gadgets organized and easy to find in your bigger gear bag.  Both bags are made of black nylon fabric and both have removable boards inside with organizer straps and more organizer pockets in the bottom of the bag. [...]

Posted in: Bags, News
stopknot-2

There are cord controllers on the market that are designed to stop your earbud cables from coiling into a knotted mess in your pocket or bag, but most of them require you to wind and wind the cables around the controller.  Who has time for that?  With the StopKnot from RadTech, you just slide it [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Gear, News
Soba-Cable-Director

Soba Cable Director by Bluelounge is a wonderfully simple way to help detangle the mess of cables that accumulate in the dark corners behind our electronics gathering dust. The Vortex tube coils lengthwise and the zipper tool is positioned onto the tube allowing you to slide it up or down opening the tube to insert [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
plug-out-plug-organizer

If you have more things to plug in than you have outlets or if you just keep things unplugged to prevent power draw when appliances aren't in use, you'd probably like a way to keep those unplugged cables in clear view and within easy reach.  These Plug Out plug organizers are silicone strips that adhere [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
CableBox 1

Who doesn't have an absolute mess of cables around their entertainment center and desk? But the CableBox from Bluelounge has a "Why didn't I think of that?" design for organizing (or hiding) your tangled mess of cables. The box and easily removable lid are made of fire retardant plastic and is 15.6" long x 6" [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Gear, Home and Kitchen, News
wire-bloom-cable-tidy-clips-2

If, despite your best efforts, you have an unsightly cable hanging out in plain view, why don't you use these cute clips to make that cable a design element?  The Wire Blooms Cable Tidy Clips are little plastic cable clips that hammer into your walls with small nails and hold your cable to keep it [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Home and Kitchen, News
Blink Inc Loop-1

I tend to travel a lot more as I have gotten a little older. The thing is, when I travel I always carry an assortment of mobile devices and their accompanying cords. Whenever I arrive at my destination, it always seems like my cords have been in a knot fight, always tangled with themselves and [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
B&A Studio QooQi

If you are a gadget enthusiast like me, then you probably have gadget cables running all over your desk, just like me. I do have some cable keepers but they never seem to be in the right place or hold enough cables. The QooQi cable organizer, a Kickstarter project from B&A Studio, may be a [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
mos 1

In our house, we have an iPhone,  an Android phone, an LG phone, 3 iPods, two Nooks, and a digital camera.  Something is always on the charger, and almost every device has a unique plug.  Keeping the cables accessible and organized is a challenge.   Enter the Magnetic Organization System (MOS) to the rescue. MOS was [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Gear, Reviews
CableBlock-1.jpg

So are you a Apple device junky? Do you and your family have multiple Apple devices that need to be charged at the same time? Are you looking for a way to keep all those Apple device cables sorted, off the floor and available to use? Then the Cable Block, an indiegogo project may be the [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iOS, News
stm-cable-wrap

If you carry electronics in your bag, you probably have cables, connectors, and chargers in there, too.  If the bottom of your bag looks like a nest of snakes, you could benefit from the Cable Wrap from STM Bags.  The wrap is made of water-resistant black canvas, and it rolls up into a 10.2" X 5.9" [...]

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skooba-camera-and-cables-bags

Skooba Design is offering their two newest bags at a 25% savings if you pre-order before release day.  The Photo / Tablet Traveler V.3 is a portable "digital studio", with room for a DSLR and mounted lens plus a tablet.  (Click the image for a larger view.)  There are more than a dozen pockets, including [...]

Posted in: Bags, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Camera Gear, News
the-wrap-iphone-cable-organizer

The Wrap, designed by Michiel Cornelissen, is a charging cable organizer that fits over the US/Canadian version of the iPhone charger.  You simply place the Wrap over the USB end of the iPhone charger, with the USB plug connected.  The Wrap mirrors the charger's prongs, to create a convenient way to store the charger cable when [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iOS, News
quirky-bandit-bungee

These Bandits Rubber Bands from Quirky can do most anything you need them to do.  These elastic rubber bands have a hook made of glass-filled polypropylene.  They come in three sizes, and you can use them as cable ties, to hook a water bottle to a stroller, bunching up pencils and pens, or has hook [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
rockpool-cable-systems

The cables for all your devices can make the back of your desk look like a nest of snakes, making it difficult to see what cable goes to what device.  It's even worse when you have a laptop, because the cables for power and peripherals can fall back into the mess when you unplug them [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
just-mobile-alucube-mini

Just|Mobile has the answer to that tangle of cables you fight with.  The 1.2" X 0.9" X  0.5" AluCube Mini is made from a single piece of aluminum with a rubber-lined slot to hold your cables.  You can use it as a cable tie, or use the adhesive patch to attach it to your desktop [...]

Posted in: Gear, News
pinza

Filed directly into the "Things we don't really need but will want as soon as we see them" category is the Pinza. What is it? It's a hand polished stainless steel cable manager that prevents cords from sliding off your desk or out of reach. Available in two sizes and priced at $12 for the [...]

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