07/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

USB Hub With On/Off Switches: Green Or Waste? (POLL)

Treehugger spotted this gadget, which seems ideal for the multi-gadget family: A "4-port USB hub from Buffalo that lets you turn on or off just the gadgets you're using."

Sounds clever, but isn't the switch just replacing the action of unplugging the devices?

You tell me: