Old, broken USB hub = iPod Charger

I had a an old, powered mini-usb hub that stopped working with my webcam and USB scanner. I was about to toss it when I pondered if it still would would just send power to what ever was plugged in. Sure enough, I now have a wall wart endowed charger for my first gen iPod Shuffle. Handy!



  1. I have a small power adapter to USB for my iPhone and it charges it about 2x as fast as my puter does. How’s this one?


    1. Good question! I loaned my Shuffle and this charger set up to my mom so I’ll have to ask her.


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