USB devices has proliferated the market. There are a lot of items that you cans see in the market that has become USB powered. The items are already available everywhere. They are fun and most of the time quirky and bordering on being weird but nevertheless, they are fun things to have on your desk. Some of it are useless as they do nothing special or even helpful but some of the items do have a purpose. Just plug the thing into the USB 3.0 hub of your computer or laptop and you have some thing operating in your desk that can either help you with what your are doing or just to distract you and keep you away from what you are supposed to do.
As said, there are a lot of USB powered things that you can buy in the market. Some of the quirkier and more unique items can be found online.
This is one cool item that you would want to have on your desk. It serves dual purpose. One is that it is a nice paperweight that would sit beautifully on your office desk. It does look like a miniature plane complete with front propellers. The other purpose is that the blades of the plane make it possible to be called a fan. It does not fly or move across the desk when it is plugged into the USB 3.0 hub of your computer but it sure does provide a gentle breeze that can cool you off while working.
Cartoon character desk lamp
A lot of people love working in low light conditions. This will save you a bit of space and money because you do not have to buy a separate desk lamp. The nice thing about this lamp is that it does not need any source of external power aside from plugging into a USB port. It has a bendable chord, which you can easily direct towards your keyboard or the book that you are reading.
This is for those that cannot do without hitting a puff while working or using the computer. The great thing about this is that it not only collects the ash from the cigarettes, it can also filter out the smoke coming out of it and blowing out clean air out of its vents.
This is for those who prefer to have the place smell like something else. Just plug it into the USB 3.0 hub and you can enjoy the refreshing smell of the air around you.
This is one of the more innovative things that you can buy that utilized the USB hub of the computer. It gets the power through the hub and you can rub this palm-sized massager in your body to ease out tired and aching muscles.
This mini-fridge can handle a single soda can and keep it cool for you to enjoy especially when using the laptop on a hot summer’s day.
There are many other things that you can buy that use the computers USB hub for power. These are some crafty USB devices indeed.
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