In a time when all we do is work and play on our various devices, the charging has become a great need so that we can stay connected. Here are some of our picks for the office to keep the smartphone, tablet and laptops charged.
With room for a laptop, tablet and up to three other devices, this sturdy stand holds and hides unsightly cords. A magnetic base flips open to reveal a hidden storage compartment for wires that otherwise clutter up desk space. In bamboo or black, white and silver leatherette. $59.99
PowerDock 5 by Griffin
PowerDock 5 is a space-saving charging station for countertop or desktop, providing safe charging and storage for up to five devices. It is optimized for iOS devices (iPad, iPad mini, iPhone, iPod touch, iPod nano), although the company’s testing indicates that PowerDock’s 5V (2.1 amp) charging circuitry will also charge most Kindle and Android devices. $99
Sharper Image Smartphone and Tablet Charging Dock
It has four 2.1Amp/10W USB ports that can charge any four devices simultaneously — even four large devices like iPads. It works with all iPhones; iPads; iPods; Blackberrys; Samsung Galaxies; all other Android devices; and all other USB devices, cameras and e-readers, such as Kindle, Nook, Kobo, etc. Available in white. $99.95