Coffee Table For Gadget Lovers

USB Coffee Table For Gadgets 2019 Dave Delisle davesgeekyideas

All my devices, cables, and game controllers are plaguing me like Tribbles, so I came up with this simple design: a coffee table with an easel, plus storage and USB charging. Perfect for couch-bound geeks everywhere.

The easel faces the couch, and you can park your phones, tablets, and remotes on it. Now you can always see who is calling, or watch your tablet with ease.

gadget-coffee-table-USB-hub-easel-2019-dave-delisle-davesgeekyideas

A large drawer opens up to reveal storage for game controllers and cables, or whatever you want to toss inside. Those things called “books” could be stored in here, if you’d like.

gadget-coffee-table-USB-charging-hub-easel-storage-2019-dave-delisle-davesgeekyideas

To charge devices and controllers, a USB hub could be added. It would be mounted underneath the main surface of the table (barely visible above). There is a pass-through in the drawer to allow cables for charging mobile devices, or for wired/charging game controllers.

Unfortunately powering the USB hub would require an ugly cable running from the coffee table to the wall, something all “smart” coffee tables have to contend with. I would place a large battery pack in the drawer for a clean look.

The table surface could also be a lift-top, for those weirdos who like to eat meals in the living room.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.