Backup Battery

In a world where mobile devices are proliferating, the need to keep them topped off and rapidly charged is a constant struggle. While battery life is slowly improving, so is the demand on our phone and tablet processors, making them easier to drain than ever. Fortunately, there's also a huge market for external battery packs… Read More

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The Nomad Advanced Powerpack is a well-built, powerful, ruggedized external battery pack that is unique in that it has built-in Tile integration. Not only will it quickly charge your various devices, if it's ever misplaced you'll be able to find it easily using Bluetooth and the Tile app. The added features will cost you though. The… Read More

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Extra power in your hands, right when you need it?  Yes, please!  This myCharge RazorUltra 12,000 mAh portable charger delivers.  Not only is it tough, sturdy and reliable, but it looks great, too.  There are a lot of portable chargers out there, but I found that this device really delivered for me.  And it has a… Read More

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Portable backup batteries are handy to have when you're away from an electrical outlet and need to charge your devices. But they are only good for a limited number of charges before they need to be recharged themselves. Solar chargers are another backup power solution that works great as long as you're in an area… Read More

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Power for USB-charged devices has been the subject of many discussions surrounding the growing "mobile-first" mindset. Since we can (and do) use these devices pretty much anywhere, it's a safe bet that a power outlet is not going to be near where we need one. Solution? Enter the large capacity portable power source - a… Read More

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With so many power-hungry gadgets out there, small, portable power supply devices are all the rage. Sometimes I wish I had something that I could just strap on and have at the ready to power my GoPro or top off my iPhone or my DSLR. The GO PUCK folks must have been inside my head because their… Read More

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About two years ago, we told you about a Kickstarter project for the Pearl Compact Mirror and USB Battery Pack. After just a couple of days, Kickstarter removed the project because someone had filed a copyright infringement complaint against it.  HYPER by Sanho Corporation quickly moved the Pearl project to indiegogo and funding continued.  I… Read More

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Do you ever find yourself out in the bush, operating in raw nature many miles from the nearest outlet, but you still need juice for a device or two? Check out the Poseidon Charger and Paracord Charging Cable from Dark Energy. The Poseidon is a 10,000 mAh portable charger that is IP68 rated, which means… Read More

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It is getting harder and harder for product manufacturers to make their power bank products stand out from the crowd.  You find these things everywhere, even hanging up in gas station convenience stores.  So Xtorm has come out with some power banks that seek to combine some of the best features of many of the… Read More

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If you are someone who uses your phone often, you may find yourself at the end of the day diving for the charging cable. With the onset of Pokemon Go on top of daily use, we've had a struggle in this household with keeping our phones charged up. Thankfully, RAVPower saved the day by offering… Read More

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In the world of portable USB chargers, there has been one constant: every one that I've seen uses a microUSB port for charging. Doesn't matter if it's a device dedicated to an Apple product that uses a Lightning connector, or even the older 30-pin connector. Charging them meant you had to have a USB to… Read More

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Nowadays, having a portable charger, or power bank, for your cell phone is not only a necessity but it also has to stand up to every day use and abuse. It won't do you any good if your charger breaks from being dropped or if it gets damaged from water or moisture exposure. This is… Read More

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I don't think I can ever have enough power banks. Between phones, tablets, and Bluetooth headphones, I have a constant need for backup power sources. While I do have a handful of power banks, I often forget to recharge them after I use them. For that reason, I like to have a couple of power… Read More

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The Scosche GoBatt 4400 is a small rechargeable backup battery that not only has enough capacity to recharge your iPhone 6/6s two times, but it also has a built-in flashlight. The GoBatt features a 4400mAh battery, one USB port that delivers 1A charge output and a button that when pressed will show how much juice… Read More

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I think it's pretty safe to assume anyone reading this is a fan of gadgets, and perhaps has a pretty healthy supply of their own. On any given day our smartphones function as our GPS, our fitness trackers, our music players, our cameras, and even occasionally as a phone. With all that use comes a… Read More

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