New Wave Toys, makers of those awesome miniature arcade machines has some new gadgets for retro tech fans. First up, a miniature change machine you can display alongside your arcade machines that doubles as a 6-port USB charger. There’s also a Walkman-inspired gadget that works as 16000 mAh power bank.
This uniquely-designed charging cable has interchangeable tips which attach using a neodymium magnet. They can swivel around the circumference of its illuminated connector, and it can even charge two devices at once. It offers Lightning, USB Type C and Micro USB tips, and comes with your choice of two.
Merchoid’s officially-licensed USB lamp is the perfect desk or bedside accessory for fans of The Legend of Zelda. The Seal the Darkness Master Sword Light is about 12″ tall and has a switch incorporated in the Triforce symbol. It can also be powered with three AA batteries.
Plugable’s USB-C enclosure is compatible with the NVMe M.2 SSD sticks. The enclosure is a cheap way to get a super fast external drive, whether from a brand new stick or an older one you have lying around. It requires no tools and has vents for heat dissipation.
The Somiflash may look like a normal USB drive, but it’s capable of streaming its contents wirelessly to up to 12 users at a time. Its battery lasts up 10h and it has a microSD card slot to add up to 256GB of memory. The drive comes in 256GB, 512GB and 1TB capacities.
TeamGroup’s T183 is a USB-A 3.1 flash drive made of zinc alloy. Aside from storing data, it can also be used as a bottle opener, a cutter and a ruler. It’s also magnetic and has a lanyard hole built-in. It will be available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities.
Hyperdrive’s Ultimate 11-in-1 USB-C hub addresses all your video connection needs and then some. It has HDMI, Mini DisplayPort and VGA ports. It also has an Ethernet port, three USB 3.1 ports, an SD card slot, a microSD card slot, a 3.5mm input and a USB-C port.
Ensure your files are seen only by the right eyes with Lexar’s JumpDrive F35. It’s an encrypted USB 3.0 flash drive that comes with a fingerprint authenticator that works with Windows computers. It unlocks within 1 second, and lets you save up to 10 fingerprints.
Magtop Pro aims to bring back the convenience of Apple’s sorely missed MagSafe port on MacBooks. The adapter protrudes only slightly on MacBooks and other USB-C devices. It can be used for delivering both power and data, so you’re not sacrificing a port.
The Linedock is an external battery and USB-C hub that’s sized to fit under latest MacBooks and MacBook Pros. It also has optional 256GB or 1TB SSD storage. It has a 20,000mAh battery as well as 3 USB-C ports, 3 USB-A ports, SD card slot, HDMI and Mini DisplayPort.
The evil computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey has been miniaturized and is ready to do your bidding. This 32GB USB 3.0 drive naturally has a red eye that lights up when it’s plugged in. It also comes with computer screen screensavers from the movie. Limited to 1,000 pieces.
Card’s Kablecard is for people who carry multiple gadgets at once. It’s a credit card-sized case that has a charging cable and adapters for USB-A, USB-C, Lightning and Micro USB. It also supports Qi wireless charging, has a 1W LED light and can be used as a phone stand.
Victorinox’s new [email protected] comes with a 16GB flash drive that has both a USB-A and a USB-C plug. The drive has a kickstand and is also removable for ease of use. You also get a pair of scissors, a screwdriver, a wire stripper and a bottle opener.
Regular flashlights are great, but having to change batteries can be a pain. Modern battery tech means recharging can be easy. Everyday Carry shares their selections for the best lights you can juice up with a USB charger. We’re adding that Jetbeam E20R to our EDC kit.
Gospace is a portable storage and streaming device that lets you wirelessly back up your files from your computer or mobile device to an SD card. Up to 8 devices can connect to Gospace at once. It’s also a power bank with USB-A, USB-C, and Qi wireless charging.
8Bitdo’s new wireless adapter lets you use Bluetooth controllers on consoles or computers with a USB port. Use a PS4 controller on a Nintendo Switch, use Joy-Cons on your laptop or Raspberry Pi and more. Of course, it works with 8Bitdo’s Bluetooth controllers as well.
The AnyWatt is a small adapter that lets you charge USB-C devices – such as new laptops, phones and the Nintendo Switch – using old laptop chargers. It has two variants: one that works with Windows laptop chargers and one that works with Apple MagSafe 2.0 chargers.