Backup Battery

Long gone are the days when your phone would last more than a day on a single charge. As a result, I've found myself becoming increasingly reliant on portable power banks. In the past, I've found pocket-sized power banks don't have the battery capacity to fully recharge my phone while power banks with enough battery capacity… Read More

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One of the more common challenges a gadget junkie faces is the constant demands on power. Who among us hasn't found themselves running low on juice with nary a power source in sight? Sure that giant yellow orb in the sky is a constant source of power, but it's not easily accessible. The good people… Read More

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I love the Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 technology on my Nexus 6 phone. It significantly decreases the amount of time I spend charging my phone which is something that I have grown accustomed to. I recently purchased the Aukey CC-T1 2-Port 30W USB Car Charger with Quick Charge 2.0 to be able to use this fast… Read More

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It's been a running joke with my friends that I am always going on a trip. My latest trip took me cross country as a passenger in a car, where my phone was very much needed for GPS, music, and entertainment. Most the time, my phone dies with my constant usage on trips, so I… Read More

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I’m a frequent traveler, and I use my portable devices heavily while traveling, so having a good back-up battery is essential to my daily life. The iHome Omni 3,000 mAH Portable Battery fits that bill. If I get to the airport early enough, I grab one of those chairs that offer USB and standard plug… Read More

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We review a lot of backup batteries, but this might be the first one I've seen that has a built-in adjustable device holder. The Podium Style Stand features a 10,500 mAh backup battery with two USB ports so that it can recharge two devices at once. The backup battery has enough capacity to supply 200%… Read More

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When you're hiking or camping, you don't want to have to carry any extra gear, so it's nice when something can serve double duty.  The Sun King Pro can serve as a standing lamp, a hanging lamp, a hand-held light, and as an emergency battery for your phone.  The Pro can be charged using a… Read More

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One of the biggest issues a gadget enthusiast faces on a daily basis is battery life. As our devices capabilities increase, so too does their power consumption. One of the more common solutions to this problem is to purchase a power bank. I myself own a few power banks; however, I never remember to bring… Read More

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When I was a kid, I remember poring over the catalogs we'd get (especially the Sears' Wish Book), and I'd look at everything that could be a gift for my family members - if only I had some money...  It always seemed to me that the gifts for men were strange and/or utilitarian.  Women had… Read More

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There are 1000's of backup batteries on the market, but I don't know many that double as a digital clock and have a big LED display that shows charging status like the FENGENIUS Power Cube from Brando. The FENGENIUS is a power bank with a 5200mAh Li-Polymer battery, an aluminum case and an LED display… Read More

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A few days ago, we told you about the Connector Pen that works as a ballpoint pen, stylus, and stores microUSB and Lightning charging cables inside.  Today, we have the Power Pen, which has the ballpoint and stylus, but has a 700mAh rechargeable battery inside instead of just cables.  It has just enough power to… Read More

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They Seyvr wallet is made of high-quality reinforced premium leather and is only about 15mm thick.  The trifold wallet has six card slots, a money clip for cash and receipts, and it has a 1400mAh lithium-polymer battery that can keep your phone charged.  The wallet is available in two versions, one with a built-in Lightning… Read More

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If you travel a lot or have a long commute, you may find that a backup battery for your cell phone and other mobile devices is a must-have item.  If you have to carry one, why not make it fun?  With the Star Wars Glowing Power Block - 5000 mAh backup battery, you'll be able… Read More

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If you complain about your iPhone or Android phone running out of battery at the most inopportune times, you need a backup battery. But which one do you buy? They come in all shapes, all sizes and all capacities. But the one thing the Powerskin PoP'n backup battery pack has going for it is the… Read More

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If you have been reading my posts on The Gadgeteer you probably already know that I have increased the amount of travel I do, if you haven't, I have increased the amount of travel I do. The reason I mention this is because I have previously reviewed iPhone 5 cases that either had built into… Read More

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