So, let’s say you have a bunch of iOS devices. How do you update them all to iOS 7 at one time? With Configurator and a big honking USB hub, is how. Yesterday while at Tekserve I got to see the beauty pictured above, a 40-port USB hub that costs more than most iPhones. A limitation in the USB spec prevents charging iPads requiring a certain wattage, but otherwise this sucker was able to update a lot of devices all at once thanks to the miracle of technology.

Also, if you’ve ever seen groups of iPads in close proximity all clearly operating from the same image (like, say at the Delta terminal at LGA in New York) you’ll probably find one of these guys hiding in the furniture somewhere.

How do you update a few dozen iDevices at once? originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Thu, 19 Sep 2013 19:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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