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Save your MacBook charger with a Juiceboxx

on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

If you have a MacBook, you know the chargers have built-in cord winders.  The problem with the winder is that it can put a lot of stress on the thin cable where it attaches to the charger.  This stress leads to broken cables, which leads to purchasing an expensive replacement charger.  The folks at JuiceboxxRead More…


Keep your MacBook charger in The Loop

on Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Although The Goods repeatedly states that The Loop case is for men, I don’t see anything that makes it unsuitable for women.  The Loop is made of durable, 5-oz Dakota black vegetable oil-tanned cowhide leather.  The pouch at the bottom holds the power brick and the thin cord with the MagSafe connector for either the MacBookRead More…


Chefs have knife rolls; what do gadget lovers use?

on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

According to ThinkGeek, they use cord rolls.  The Cordito Leather Cable Wrap is made of premium leather with metal button closures.  It measures 12.25″ long x 5.5″ wide when opened flat; rolled, it has about a 2″ diameter (depending on what you have in there).  It’s designed with a pouch to hold two power adapters, andRead More…


QooQi cable organizer review

on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

QooQi from 2040 Design Studio is a successfully funded Kickstarter project that earned three times their funding goal back in September 2013. But what is a QooQi (pronounced: cookie) you ask? It’s a small, easy to use, stick-on cable organizer made out of aluminum with knurled sides and edges.


Protect Dad from the Cordpocalypse for Father’s Day and save!

on Friday, June 7th, 2013

This Father’s Day, you could give your Dad (or yourself) the gift of an organized gear bag and desk with the Recoil Automatic Cord Winders.  Simply fold a cable in half and place the loop over the Recoil’s hook, tug the cable, and the Recoil automatically winds the cable into a neat little package.  TheRead More…


Interested in a Cord Taco?

on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, News

Most cord organizers I’ve seen are made of Velcro or plastic or even fabric, but very few of them are made of leather.  The Cord Taco 5-Pack from the This is Ground shop on Etsy has five leather cord organizers for the price of a single leather organizer from some companies.  Each Taco is aRead More…


Klingg wearable magnetic earphone cord holder review

on Friday, April 5th, 2013

I guess, like a lot of folks now days, I am trying to maintain a regular fitness routine. And like a lot of folks, I like to listen to music during my workouts. A recurring issue I often have while working out is hitting my earphone cord and pulling the earphones out of my ears.Read More…


Help for your Gordian knot of cables

on Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Posted in: Gear, News

Do you have a jumbled mess of cables and power cords behind your desk or entertainment center?  When you need to unplug something, do you have to try unplugging everything until you find the right one?  I was reading Oprah’s O Magazine recently (found in my Next Issue subscription!), and they featured some fun cableRead More…


KangaRoom Travel Cord Organizer and Charging Case

on Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

KangaRoom makes home and office organizers, and they’ve turned their expertise to gadget cord organization.  They’ve taken it a step further and turned a simple cable organizer bag into a charging station you can use at home or on the road.  The KangaRoom Travel Cord Organizer + Charging Case has mesh pouches to hold cordsRead More…