Travelling with lots of gadgets doesn’t mean you have to take heaps of chargers and poorly organised cables — you only need one. Just take the right USB hub and a clever organisation sleeve, and you can have a seven-port travel charger that keeps everything organised, packs easily and charges any USB-based gadget quickly.
Dear Lifehacker, Everything is going wireless nowadays. Optical drives are being removed from computers in favour of getting content from the internet, mobile data is becoming fast enough to replace wired connections for the average person, and there are few peripherals I really use anymore. Am I missing out by ignoring the wired world? What’s still worth plugging in?
Whether you just really like easy access to your data on the go, or you like the idea of a flash drive loaded with emergency information, this DIY project should be right up your alley. You’ll need a few things to get started, but it’s easy enough to do in a weekend. Grab your duct tape, and let’s get started.