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How do you carry your USB and charging cables? Gear Wraps are 3-D-printed spools designed to keep cables and earbuds wrapped tightly and easy to carry. Created by San Francisco-based industrial designer Eddie Licitra, these lightweight mini-spools are available at Shapeways, a 3-D printing marketplace, at prices ranging from $14.78 to $77.19, depending on the materials used. Do-it-yourselfers can print Gear Wraps using a MakerBot or other 3-D printer, according to Licitra's website.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
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