Add extra USB 3.0 ports to your computer by using this compact 4-port hub. The travel-size works great with portable computer sleeve pockets and laptop bags. The USB port orientation ensures maximum compatibility, even with thicker USB connectors, while maintaining a compact form factor. Use with a laptop or desktop computer to easily connect external hard drives, flash drives, mobile devices, keyboards, mice, and other USB peripherals. This hub is powered directly from a computer for use with most USB peripherals. It is capable of data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps via USB 3.0, but is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 computers and devices. No drivers or complicated configurations are required - just plug it in and start using it right away!