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Modular Customizable Power Strip Lets You Have What You Need and None You Don’t Need

However pretty a power strip is, it can never get rid of the clutter in your gadget-filled life and today’s need for additional connections such as Ethernet and USB, did not help either. This is a major headache which Munich, Germany-based Casitoo wants to solve with the Modular Customizable Power Strip. The name pretty much says it all; it is power strip and it is modular, which means you can snap in the modules that you need and stash those that you don’t, thereby minimizing clutter. It offers a range of options, letting you add stuff like smart power, wireless charging, multiple USB ports and more, to suit you need. This gadget starts with a power base cord set and since it is modular, it can grow and adapt to your lifestyle as it changes. Continue reading Modular Customizable Power Strip Lets You Have What You Need and None You Don’t Need

TRIX – Power Strip Reinvented. It is Now Totally Portable and Looks Cool Too.

Just when you thought you will be safe in your hotel room, where presumably, power source will be readily available to recharge or power your multiple gadgets, you realized that there’s only one useable power outlet. Sounds familiar? Most people who travelled often would probably nodding their heads in agreement. Instead of calling the front desk for a power strip (not a chance if it’s a budget hotel), or unplugging the bedside lamp’s power, you will probably wish you have the TRIX power strip. While power strip sounds simple enough, TRIX is more than just power strip; it fits in the palm of your hand, which means it is totally portable and you can bring it along with you when you travel, and it is ergonomic and aesthetically-pleasing, making it user-friendly and looks good even if you have to have a power strip on your desk. Continue reading TRIX – Power Strip Reinvented. It is Now Totally Portable and Looks Cool Too.

Pivot Power Genius WiFi Power Strip

home automation. who doesn’t want it? but not everybody have the need to control everything. there are times, you just want to turn on or off a light, or fire up the standalone heater before you get home and that’s it. no frill, no complication, just simple flipping the switch from elsewhere. lucky for us, we don’t need to go through the whole nine yards to setup a full-fledge home automation system for such simple applications because there is the Pivot Power Genius WiFi Power Strip. yes. it is the quirky pivoting power strip you know and yes, it is Wi-Fi-ed, albeit only two of the four outlets have such wireless feature built into it. anyway, at $79.99 a pop, it is a tad cheaper than to purchase two separate WeMo Switch, but then again, the choice is yours. but do remember this thing is a power strip, a pivoting one and it does have other benefits over a single unit. Continue reading Pivot Power Genius WiFi Power Strip

IsoTek Discovery Series EVO3

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IsoTek Discovery Series EVO3 Power Products | from £79.95 | www.isoteksystems.com

if you are a true audiophile, then we suppose sound system is more than what you after and you will be probably bothered as much by those ‘dirty’ electricity that’s coming out of your home’s mains. what you thousand dollars audio system need is a ‘clean’ and uncompromised electrical supply for which the new IsoTek Discovery Series EVO3 Power Products would be able to deliver. the trio comprises of the EVO3 Polaris, a six-way mains conditioning block; EVO3 Mini Mira, a mains conditioning device designed for TVs and projectors; and EVO3 Premier, a high-performance power cable. Continue reading IsoTek Discovery Series EVO3

Kikkerland Thunderbolt Power Strip

Kikkerland Thunderbolt Power Strip
Kikkerland Thunderbolt Power Strip | US$19.99 | www.kikkerland.com

what’s your thought about the design of a typical power strip? as for us, our impression is: an unpleasant-looking, white rectangular strip that gradually turns yellowish over time. no? regardless, we sure think it is. so for style-conscious folks who have an eye for detail, that’s just about the saddest thing could happen and we overcome this life’s little imperfection by hiding this ugly but necessary accessory out of sight. well, you don’t really have to do that with this Thunderbolt Power Strip by Kikkerland. Continue reading Kikkerland Thunderbolt Power Strip

iRemoTap keeps your energy consumption in check via WiFi

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it seems to me everything has a dose of WiFi these days and it looks like the power strip of the future will have it too. unbelievable? believe it. what you see here is a power strip developed by Japan firm Ubiquitous that has a built-in WiFi. the WiFi of the iRemoTap [JP], as it is called, enables you to monitor how much electrical energy the connected devices consume via your computer or mobile phone in real time, and that’s not all, you can even switch on or off any of those connected devices remotely. Continue reading iRemoTap keeps your energy consumption in check via WiFi