Meaning – The term hub, refers to the point at which circuits are either connected or switched. It is classified into different types, the most prominent of which, are –

  1. Network Hub
  2. USB Hub

A network hub is a device that allows multiple computers to communicate with each other over a network. A USB hub is a device that allows multiple peripherals to connect through a single USB port. It is designed to increase the number of USB devices you can connect to a computer.

Some USB hubs may also feature a power supply, while others do not. The variants with the power supply and generally employed in various organizations.

Example of usage“If you’re connecting basic devices like a mouse, keyboard, and USB flash drive, and unpowered or “passive” USB hub should work fine.”