cables

You'll Never Leave A Charging Cable With A Built-In Alarm Behind

It wouldn’t be surprising if Apple made as much money selling replacement charging cables as it did phones and tablets. Those white Lightning cables are easier to lose than socks on laundry day, but now there’s an alternative that will actually remind you to pack yours up when you’ve unplugged your phone.


A Little Intel Cable That Moves Data At A Staggering 800Gbps

This cute little green cable may look innocuous, but it can carry data along its core at a breathtaking 800Gbps. Based on Intel’s Silicon Photonics technology, the cables uses 64 fibres — 32 for transmitting and 32 for receiving — each capable of moving data at 25Gbps.


Every Living Room Needs A 4.5m USB Charging Hub

Like it or not, living rooms around the world are no longer dominated by the TV. Sure, it’s still on in the background, but our attention is now mostly held by smartphones and tablets while we lounge about. So forget a surround sound setup, the best upgrade for your living room is now an extra long cable to keep everyone’s devices charged.


A Charging Cable That Saves A Little Power For Later

A backup battery for your phone is only useful if you’re willing to carry it with you. So Native Union has come up with the JUMP which integrates a little extra power into your smartphone’s charging cable, ensuring it’s light enough to carry and always has a little bit of extra power to keep your device running.


Swap Your Phone Charger For This Thin Transforming Adaptor

Technically there’s nothing really wrong with the charging cable that came with your smartphone. Except for that long cord you need to constantly wrap, unwrap, and more often than not detangle. That won’t ever happen with the Thinium though. It trades an annoying a cord for an ultra-thin transforming design that allows it to plug directly into an outlet.


A Rainbow USB Cable With Every Charging Adaptor You Need -- Also Nokia

It may seem a little opulent, but a lot of us won’t leave home with at least our smartphone — maybe even two — and a tablet. And eventually one of them is going to need a battery boost, so instead of carrying charging cables and adapters for every single device, toss this single colourful USB adaptor in your bag and you’re all set.


There's Going To Be A New, Reversible USB Plug

Holy mother of all things long overdue. After years of subjecting us to fumbling and rotating cables blindly behind devices around the world, the powers that be have decided to make a Universal Serial Bus plug that is reversible.


NSA May Have Penetrated Internet Cables To Spy On Google And Yahoo

It recently came to light that the NSA snooped on the communications of Google and Yahoo users without ever breaking into a data center. Now, the New York Times is reporting, it appears that could be because it penetrated fibre optic cables.


Impossibly Thin Charging Cables No Thicker Than A Pair Of Credit Cards

Boosting the battery life on a mobile device is easy; they just need to get a lot thicker. But since none of us are willing to give up our svelte smartphones or tablets, we’ve bought into a life that involves bringing charging cables wherever we go. A hassle that’s now slightly less annoying with these ultra-thin USB cables that can easily slip into the slimmest of pockets.


Embed Your Devices In This Lovely Dock Like The Sword In The Stone

Playing up the ultra-thin design of modern electronics, this beautiful cypress wood dock, known simply as the Kinodai, features four pre-cut slots, making it seem as though your devices are embedded in the wood like an axe head in a tree stump.