The worst thing about having a million gadgets and USB gizmos that connect to your computer, is the fact that eventually, everything becomes a tangled mess. Of course, this quickly lead to a boom in USB hubs, which let you connect a bunch of devices via one port on the computer. But why opt for a cord-connected hub in this age of wifi?
Featured in yesterday's New York Times Belkin's newest wireless solution may just be the answer for all of us neat freaks. To see what the Times has to say, just
The hurdle in making a wireless hub has been in connecting all the devices together without generating interference between wireless signals, including those from other devices like cordless phones.
Belkin, with a chipset developed by Wisair, has cracked the code. The transmitter connects to a U.S.B. port on a laptop, and the hub itself can be up to 30 feet away.
The current model only includes four ports, which could be a drawback for real geeks. Get a Belkin wireless USB hub for less than $200.