Japanese company Elecom has recently introduced a pair of USB-hubs, which are two and seven ports, and, consequently, allow multiple devices and make them common between the two computers.
Designations assigned by the two models KM-KM-A22BBK and U2SW-B27SBK. The first - on the hub device 2, the second - at seven.
Thus, a user with a couple of computers, desktop or notebook PCs equipped with USB bus and using a USB-device, may, without combining computers in a local network the traditional way with new hubs Elecom done on both the PC USB-mouse and keyboard, scanners, printers and other peripherals.
This will save space on your desktop, with the means to purchase a complete set of devices for each computer and allows you not to create a network to make a few common devices.
Compatible operating systems are Windows Vista (~ SP1) / XP (SP1 ~ SP3) / 2000 (SP4) and Mac OS X (10.3 ~ 10.5); device USB2.0 and USB1.1. Hubs KM-A22BBK and U2SW-B27SBK consume 0.5 and 1.0 W respectively.
Available devices Elecom KM-A22BBK and U2SW-B27SBK already priced $ 50 and $ 71 respectively.