Tag Archive: electrical


Add two USB ports to any wall with the $12 Legrand electrical outlet

Get plugged in.

The Legrand Pass & Seymour electrical outlet with two AC plugs and two USB-A ports is down to $ 11.94 on Amazon. That compares to a regular street price of $ 22, and this device was selling as high as $ 26 recently. This drop is the best we’ve seen.

If USB-A is fine, but you could get a lot more use out of a USB-C port, this Topgreener outlet might be the way  [Read More…]

Let this $5 outlet tester help you diagnose electrical problems in your house

Don’t guess with electricity.

Whether you are moving into a new place or looking to replace a few outlets in your current home, you’ll want to know that everything is good before you plug something into the outlets. This outlet tester is down to $ 4.93 and has a GFCI test button, a bright LED display that’s easy to read, and much more. All you have to do is plug this test device into your outlet, press the button,  [Read More…]

Barnes & Noble recalls Nook 7 tablet chargers over electrical shock concern

You now have another reason not to buy this tablet.

There are plenty of issues with the Barnes & Noble Nook 7 tablet (not the least of which being its questionable software), but B&N is also now issuing a recall of the Nook 7’s charger. Together with the U.S. CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), Barnes & Noble identified that some chargers were breaking under pressure and exposing internal components, which posed an electrical shock risk.

Chargers  [Read More…]