Anchor Cable

Nothing brings on a Monday morning tantrum quite like coffee spills or tech fails. Native Union’s new Anchor cable can help with the latter. Instead of fumbling with slipping, tangled USB cables, Anchor boasts a non-slip geometric weight—keeping your wires in place. Super-durable and over six feet long, Anchor comes in blue or taupe and, unlike many tech accessories, won’t be an extra eyesore in …

Kebei Li Kickstarts His Cubic Cable-Holder

The industrial designer's sculptural brass and copper cord organizers become a reality

Imitation is apparently the greatest form of flattery—but once industrial designer Kebei Li learned that a cheap, almost-too-similar version of the cubic cable holders he designed as a RISD student was being funded on Kickstarter by a new SF-based company, he took a proactive approach. As the design was publicized before Li could patent it, neither the designer nor anyone else can legally own the …

Eastern Collective Cables

Colorful woven cords for cheering up and keeping track of iDevice adaptors

Bringing a bright pop of color to the tangled white mass of iDevice cords are Eastern Collective‘s woven cables. Mixing textiles with technology, the young company from Vermont aims to brighten the otherwise drab greyscale-dominated world of Apple. Each multicolored cable works with all non-lightning iDevices to help differentiate which cord is which. Available in three- and six-foot lengths and in five different woven patterns, …