Most USB hubs can meet our daily requirements, but if you want to more conveniently control your USB gadgets, the following USB hub with independent switches may be more suitable for you.
Similar with Quirky’s Contort, this is also a power strip styled USB hub that measures approx 105 x 36 x 22mm, and weights 60g. As we can see from the images, each USB 2.0 port comes with a matching power switch and a blue LED light. This means you can temporarily suspend your USB flash drive or other USB gadgets without having to pull them out from the USB ports. Apart from that, the USB hub is compatible with various operating systems including Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Mac OS, and supports plug & play and hot swappable capability.
The power strip styled 4-port USB hub with independent switches is priced at $14 USD. If you’re interested, jump to USBGeek for more details. Additionally, if you need some more expensive options, you might like to check the Elecom’s power strip USB hub.