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USB Utility Charge Tool keeps connectors at the ready

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April 25, 2013

The USB Utility Charge Tool contains four commonly-used fold-out plugs, for charging your electronic devices

The USB Utility Charge Tool contains four commonly-used fold-out plugs, for charging your electronic devices

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For several years now, it’s been possible to buy Swiss Army Knives with flash drives. The USB Utility Charge Tool, while it’s obviously inspired by the Swiss Army Knife, is a little different – it contains four fold-out plugs for charging or syncing your electronic devices.

Amongst its plugs is a standard USB connector, that can be stuck into the USB port of a computer. Up to three other devices can then be plugged into its other connectors, which consist of a micro USB, mini USB, and Apple 30-pin plug. As all of the secondary connectors are linked to the main USB plug, the attached devices can then be charged from the computer.

Hey, it beats having a drawer full of tangled-up cables, as long as you don't require much reach.

The USB Utility Charge Tool is available now for preorder via the first link below, at a price of US$20. It should start shipping as of May 20th.

Source: FredFlare via ChipChick

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4 Comments

It looks tidier than a big tangled mess of wires.

Catweazle

Looks AWESOME! And (If you need it) You can get the reach back with a simple usb extension cable! If the price comes down, i will look in to getting one of them!

KRC1023

Without a Thunderbolt adapter it is less useful for anyone with a MacBook

f8lee

I think that it is really neat; in a nerdy or geeky sort of way. I also think it is very useful.

BigGoofyGuy
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