cord organization


Raise your hand if you have power strip outlets that are covered up by obtrusively large or awkwardly shaped AC adapters? Yeah, me too. The Etekcity 10 pack of one-foot extension cables are what we need. These will add enough length to get those adapters out of the way to free up outlets or even [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News

  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

If you have a MacBook, you know the chargers have built-in cord winders.  The problem with that winder is that it can put a lot of stress on the thin cable where it attaches to the charger if you wind it incorrectly.  Last year, we told you about the Juiceboxx, a crowdfunding project that aimed [...]

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If you're obsessed with organization, tightly wound with tidiness and creeped out by clutter, Buoy Tags will make you a happy camper. What are they? Buoy Tags are plastic snap on labels designed for Apple products like the MacBook Magsafe power adapter, Apple earbud cables and USB charging cables. These neat little tags will let [...]

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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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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 Juiceboxx [...]

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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 MacBook [...]

Posted in: Cases and Covers, Gear, Laptops and Gear, News

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, and [...]

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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. Note: Images can be clicked to [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews

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.  The [...]

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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 a [...]

Posted in: Gear, News

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. [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews

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 cable [...]

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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 cords [...]

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