Simple solution brings order to cord chaos


August 15, 2003

Saturday August 16, 2003

Have you ever accidentally unplugged the computer when attempting to find a spare inlet for your mobile phone charger or printer? Kable Flags offer a solution to these headaches caused by the untidy sprawl of electrical cords and powerboards that lurk beneath many home and office workstations - by simply attaching the relevant "flag" label to the end of each cord you'll never confuse your scanner for your shredder again.

Different Kable Flag sets covering different devices are available for the office, computer stations, entertainment, home kitchen and home theatre use. The office pack includes flags for Fax machine, Computer, Printer, Monitor, Powerboard, Photocopier, Kettle and

KableFlag sets cost AUD$11.95

Watch over coming weeks for more innovations aimed at keeping your workspace tidy including a new Australian invention that brings all cords and electrical sockets up to desk level.

About the Author
Mike Hanlon Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, (Australia's largest Telco), (Australia's largest employment site),,, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks. All articles by Mike Hanlon
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