Digital photographers are plagued by an ever-expanding rat's nest of cables connecting computer, camera, and other peripherals. To see which cable goes to which device, I use the plastic tabs that close plastic bread and produce bags. They make great labels, with enough space to write on with an indelible pen. They're adhesive-free, snap on firmly to the cable, and they're free.
—Reader tip from Bobb Rayner of Deptford, NJ_