So you are sick of cluttering those USB devices together? Buffalo seems to have come up with something to take care of that congestion with the launch of BHB-U207 USB squid hub. Well, now you could connect those galaxy of USB devices and not be worried of all the usual mess. Nevertheless, this hub is not self powered so the idea of joining those high consumption external devices to a single hub would remain an idea indeed. You could lay your hands on the four tentacle squid for $21 and would have to shell out $17 for the two legged hub.
Certainly, you just can’t imagine the way you can tweak any gadget with USB technology. This USB hub is constructed out of four Nixie USB tubes that shows up numbers. It acts as timers, clocks, performance monitors and numerous others functions – pimp it as you like. A USB driven software depicts a set of web-services so that the displayed numbers can be remotely manipulated.
OCZ Technology has introduced a unique claver SD card, fusing two devices into one that has a built in USB port so it can be direct plugged into your laptop and other accessories without an adapter or cable. The smart piece of engineering means that you can flip the card out of your camera and straight into your PC without needing any additional cared reader or connecting cables. OCZ is able to power-up this new card with 2GB flash memory slot and 5-port USB hub.
The Thanko, Japan has come up with a unique gold plated hub which weighs incredible 2.5 kgs. The hub is ingot shaped. The USB 1.1/2.0 hub has got 8 USB ports in total so that you will be able to connect all your USB enabled devices at one go. It has dimensions of 19.6 x 7.3 x 4.9 cm and has an AC plug for external adapter. The product will start shipping in the month of December and will cost you Rs.5,980 or $52. A good way to show your wealth.
Sharing USB peripherals between different systems was one of the snags that must have caused a lot trouble and deferred you from sharing your favorite music, videos or files with your friend in the past. Now you put your hitch at rest, for SMSC has popped up with a new extension to USB, which will allow trouble-free sharing of various USB peripherals between various systems. The latest USB hub will enable you to share the data or content from a DVD player, camera, printer, and scanner between laptops and desktops via a simple USB cable, owing to the latest MultiSwitch hub technology. Therefore, now no looking back and share your favorite files and content with your friends and others wit the hot USB sharing hub.
All of us rue the fact that my PC doesn’t have enough USB ports but this new product CHMP-16 from a Japanese company called Century has got 16 of them and what more this has got external power source and can also be connected to two PC’s at one time. Now that’s an innovation that is worth every penny you spend on the USB enabled gadgets.
I’m still no hight with Kingston’s thumb-sized MobileLite 9-in-1 card reader and this new can shaped memory card reader and USB hub doesn’t seems impressive. This new device uses only one USB port on your computer and offers three ports in return by using one. It features: � Canned design � Support SD, XD, MS, Mini SD, � T-flash/Micro SD (*WITHOUT ADAPTER) � Fully support USB 2.0 � Plug and play � Power LED indicator � Small and portable � Size: 59x59x49mm � Weight: 60g System Requirements: �Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP I think this Can Card Reader + USB Hub is a bit expensive in terms of price and as my system also runs on Windows Vista, I think I will rather go for Kingston’s MobileLite 9-in-1 card reader for only $ 8.99 instead of getting this can like device for $17. Via