Chris Pirillo: How Many USB Devices Do You Have?


By Chris Pirillo

I love USB. I love the ports, the devices and the hubs. The problem with hubs, though, is that most of them top out at only seven little spots to plug things into. I have SO many USB devices. How the heck am I ever going to plug them all in at once? How many USB devices do you have? List them all in the comments thread and let’s see who has what! Whoever has the most (and can PROVE it with a picture of them all together at once) will win my existing USB hub!

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Technologizer: Technology’s Most Magnificent Failures


By Harry McCracken

Life, as John F. Kennedy once helpfully pointed out, isn’t fair. Neither is the market for technology products. There’s no law that says that the best products win: The history of tech is pockmarked with breakthrough hardware, software, and services that were dismal failures in the marketplace. (It’s also rife with mediocre products that became massive bestsellers, (insert your own example here.)

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