PlugBug

Consolidate chargers with this smart solution from Twelve South

Apple’s portable devices have become increasingly ubiquitous, with people stockpiling laptops, iPhones and iPods that seem to outnumber the world’s available power outlets. The PlugBug by Twelve South—essentially a splitter for the iPad/iPhone charger to attach to the Macbook plug for a streamlined, two-device charging operation—solves a common shortage conundrum. A wall outlet provides a more powerful charge than the computer’s USB, so with the …

MiniDock

You can practically plug iPhones into wall outlets with this handy little dock

For iPhone or iPod users frustrated with hard-to-reach outlets or finding space on messy counters, look no further than Bluelounge’s MiniDock. Launching today, the dock adapter eliminates the awkward slack of charger cords, conveniently lifting your handheld device out of harm’s way. The sleek accessory, specifically designed to replace existing iPhone or iPod cables, plugs in to a USB power adapter and props gadgets upright …

Doodle.ly

The Twitter of drawing

Tired of text-based social media updates? Change tactics and let your right brain take control with Doodle.ly, a new website and soon-to-be iPad and iPhone app that allows the user to create and share web drawings, encouraging you to unleash your inner artist (or child). Made for those creative individuals who would rather communicate and express themselves via a sketch than a 140-character update, Doodle.ly …