Gadgets
Smarthome Puts a Spin on Power Outlets
These electrical outlets rotate 360 degrees, allowing maximum flexibility in plugging in "wall warts."
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Smarthome’s 360-degree outlets will fit a standard-size box; a screwless wall plate is included.
September 23, 2007 by Rachel Cericola

The home office can get pretty cluttered. Smarthome’s rotating outlets won’t give you more power, but they sure can make it a lot easier to shove more devices into those overloaded outlets.

For $10, Gizmodo says that these outlets pop right into your existing boxes, and provide power at just about any angle.

Even though they boast 360-degrees worth of rotation, Smarthome says that translates into about 18 “unique” positions. Seems like sort of a disappointment doesn’t it? I thought the options would be endless. Don’t worry though; that should be plenty for any kids looking to stick stuff in for a quick spin. I can smell the burnt hair already…

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Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at www.rachelcericola.com.

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