Cables are still a necessary evil. Wireless hasn’t taken over the world yet. Keeping your cables organized becomes a losing battle due to the temporary usually becoming permanent.
I find it difficult to have all my charge cables handy for quick connections. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and cameras become devices that need constant charging. And each of them with their own adapters.
There are ways to help reduce the clutter and maintain some illusion of organization.
|Quirky has a product called Cordies. They help hold your cables on your desk so they don’t keep falling. This keeps them handy and accessible.
|There are also single cable versions of something similar called CableDrop Clips.
|Applecore has a great product that looks like an apple core 🙂 to keep excess cables rolled up.
|Quirky has another product available called the Plug Hub to help hide and coil up excess cables with a power bar.
|When it comes to home entertainment systems, the thickness of the cables can be a big problem. There is a recent new technology for HDMI cables called Redmere which is ultra-thin. You have no worries about the weight of the cable and inflexibility. I recommend buying Redmere cables at one of my favorite online cable stores, Monoprice.
Organizing your computer cables for personal, office, or in data centers can be a problem. I always like to buy cables that are just the right length rather than having a bunch of excess cable hanging around. Monoprice has a wide variety of cable lengths and in different colors as well.
What tricks do you have up your sleeve for managing cable clutter?