Hub

  • World's first 4-port USB 3.0 hub is here

    World's first 4-port USB 3.0 hub is here

    USB 3.0 is poised to become mainstream soon, and more and more compatible devices have been cropping up in the last few months. Today computer equipment maker Buffalo in Japan has announced [JP] what it claims to be the world's first 4-port USB 3.0. This comes five weeks after VIA (based out of Taiwan) has unveiled the first USB 3.0 hub controller in the industry. Read More

  • Verizon makes the Hub official Update: pricing info

    Verizon makes the Hub official Update: pricing info

    Rumors 'bout the Verizon Hub/One (concept pictured) have been circulating the Internet for ages now but Verizon just made it official with what seems to be a February 1st, 2009 launch date. Specific hardware details are skecty, along with pricing $199 after a $50 MIR with a $35 a month fee, however, Verizon says they will fill in the blanks shortly. It seems that the Hub is designed to replace the… Read More

  • Verizon makes the Hub official

    Verizon makes the Hub official

    Rumors ’bout the Verizon Hub/One (concept pictured) have been circulating the Internet for ages now but Verizon just made it official with what seems to be a February 1st, 2009 launch date. Specific hardware details are skecty, along with pricing, however, Verizon says they will fill in the blanks shortly. It seems that the Hub is designed to replace the computer for casual info gathering. Read More

  • R2-D2 and Darth Vader USB hubs for Star Wars geeks

    R2-D2 and Darth Vader USB hubs for Star Wars geeks

    In late July, Japanese Star Wars geeks will be able to lay their hands on USB hubs shaped like R2-D2 and a Darth Vader bust. Both hubs stand about 15cm tall. Both the R2-D2 and the Darth Vader bust come with 4 USB ports (USB 2.0) and feature lighting and sound effects. When the user pushes the action button, R2D2 says “Pi-pi-pi” and rotate his head. Darth Vader starts to breathe… Read More

  • USB hub uses two ports but no external power

    USB hub uses two ports but no external power

    This is sort of different, I guess. It’s a $12 USB hub from Brando that doesn’t exactly look like your run-of-the-mill USB hub and, more importantly, doesn’t require any external power. However, you’ll need to give up two of your existing USB ports in order to get three new ones plus a mini-USB connection. So this device will appeal to some people but not others. I’d… Read More

  • Medusa HDMI hub: Curiously named, ordinarily equipped

    [photopress:medusahdmi.jpg,full,center] The difference between this Medusa HDMI three-port hub and others like it is primarily, if not entirely, size. The former makes due with a square-shaped body, while the latter—lots of them, at least—gimps along in the shape of a rectangle. Spec-wise, nothing doin’. It supports HDMI 1.3 and 1080p. That’s all you need from a hub, right? Read More

  • Brando Chromatic USB Hub

    Brando Chromatic USB Hub

    Don’t you just love multi-colored USB hubs? You do? Really? That’s fantastic because Brando has a chromatic USB hub that not only lets you connect four USB devices, but it also brightens up that dreary desk of yours. It consumes very little power and lets you hot swap on any Windows OS machine. I’m completely mesmerized by the gif and how it moves. I really want one. It’s… Read More

  • Belkin Network USB Hub Review

    Belkin Network USB Hub Review

    Today we take a look at Belkin’s new Network USB Hub which claims to be the most easily configured wireless USB hub on the market — you could probably also say it’s the only wireless USB hub on the market. Basically, Belkin’s software tricks your computer into thinking that it’s connected to a printer or peripheral directly while they are actually hooked up to your… Read More

  • Belkin Flips for DVI's

    Now this is what I’m talking about Belkin! They’ve released some nifty devices lately like their Cooling Stand and the Flip DVI-D is definitely at the top of my list of must-haves. Who knew such a simple device could make life so much easier and clutter free on your desk or work area. The Flip allows you to connect all your peripherals in one cozy little spot. If you’re like my… Read More

  • Tiny 3-Port USB Hub: Small, Slick

    The more gear we get, the more USB ports we need to support them. In a day when most computers sport four or fewer ports of the Universal Serial Bus-type, a good USB hub is a must. We find ourselves liking this neat little critter from the geniuses over at Elecom in Japan we found on EverythingUSB. It transforms your measly one USB port into 3, with the top and bottom ports angled so that your… Read More