How many devices, toys and gadgets do you own that use AA or AAA batteries? Do you feed these devices standard alkaline batteries, or do you use rechargeables? I personally prefer to go the rechargeable route mainly because it’s easier and less expensive for me to pop a set of drained batteries into a charger [...]
Looking for a unique way to charge your phone on the go? The Epiphany onE Puck from Epiphany Labs is a Kickstarter project that may provide the ooh factor you desire. The onE Puck is a unique portable charging device that uses either heat or cold to charge your phone. It uses a small Stirling engine [...]
With the rise of better music players and streaming services in the last few years, we have also seen a rise in the number of speaker systems, personal earphones/buds and other ways to actually hear the music being offered up. In public situations, folks usually want to have their music pumped directly into their ears, [...]
As a gadget lover, we all know that most of our gadgets require batteries. The problem is that most of the batteries out there doesn’t last as long as you wanted. That’s why Energizer has created the Ultimate Lithium Batteries in AA & AAA. Do they last longer than other batteries?
Use The Force to charge your phone….the force of your breath that is. Looking like something out of Star Wars, the Aire Mask is a concept design by Joao Lammoglia that uses your breath to turn small turbines and convert the air displacement into energy to charge your phone. “The consumerist tendencies of today’s industrialised society make [...]
When it comes to your device’s battery having a portable charger around in an emergency is a great battery saver. But when that battery charger is capable of charging two devices at a time, well then, it becomes a lifesaver.
With the proliferation of electronic gadgets it gets difficult to keep your tools charged. Most electronic devices have moved to a standard USB port for charging. This is a welcome change. Now I can use my AC USB port at home, the USB port in my laptop at work, my USB car adapter on the [...]
Radio Shack’s Enercell #23-1113 2-in-1 Battery and AC Adapter is a handy little rig for your gadget bag. It combines a USB/AC adapter with a rechargeable USB battery power pack, with a bonus 2nd USB port and a small built-in LED light!
The Battery Boost from Technocel is a portable battery pack with a built-in MicroSD card reader. It doesn’t offer a lot in the way of extra juice at 600mAh, but what it lacks in power, it makes up for in portability. Clip this little guy on your keychain and you’ll be able to add some [...]
The new ¼ inch thin Jump Start Slim rechargeable 1100mAh Battery from DigiPower weighs in at 2 ounces. The Jump Start Slim features a brushed metal top, a high gloss black back that reminds me of an iPod Touch. It has optimized circuitry that allow for faster charging times from a computer or standard USB [...]
If you don’t mind looking like you’re under house arrest, this rechargeable wrist battery from Brando will give your favorite device an additional 1500mAh of juice. It comes with power tips for Nokia (2mm, 3.5mm), Mini USB, micro USB, Sony PSP, NDS Lite, Nintendo DSi and others. It’s available now for $35.
You don’t use alkaline batteries anymore do you? Rechargeable batteries are definitely the way to go. Sanyo Eneloop batteries are very popular, but are only offered in AA and AAA sizes. If you need C, D, and 9V sizes as well, another brand worth considering is Vapex. Unlike the Eneloops, Vapex batteries can be charged [...]