Cable management

zerogrid-1

Managing cables and dongles is getting easier, but the curse of mobile battery usage and the need for chargers is still with us. Traveling with your full kit for a few days can really escalate that, since you usually have to dig out the chargers that live under your desk, or under/beside your bed. As [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, Reviews, Travel Gear
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Do you have a useful tip, trick, life hack or cool DIY project that you think other Gadgeteer readers can use to make their life easier or would find interesting? So many people have great ideas and they never share them. To help change that, I'll be posting regular articles sharing some of the best [...]

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Posted in: Articles, Do-It-Yourself, How-To
coil-hack-25

Do you have a useful tip, trick or hack that you think other Gadgeteer readers can use to make their life easier? Then I need you to contribute them to a new series that I'm starting today. So many people have great ideas and they never share them. Let's change that. The tips, tricks, hacks [...]

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Posted in: Articles, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Do-It-Yourself, How-To
idbeads

You've probably seen charms that you can put around the stem of wine glasses so you'll always know which glass is yours at a party. Well, now you can make sure that you know which cable is yours with iDBeads. iDBeads are silicone charms that have been designed to work with Apple Lightning cables and [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News
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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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" [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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