The case design of the pi-top does not seem to consider that users might want to plug USB devices into the raspberry pi within the case, or they would have made the
side access hole BIGGER! There is NO ROOM to plug USB devices into the raspberry pi or to plug in the ethernet cable. Why is the hole so small? Why couldn't you make the hole big enough to accommodate 4 USB devices and the ethernet
Kate Preston: And Ethernet extension too :)
I think i have seen powered 4 port hubs thatt would fit nicely.
Hm-m-m, USB Hub?
Don't forget you have a internal usb port on the hub. I have mine plugged into a esp8266 on the protoboard.