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End “charger clutter” and reduce power consumption

on Thursday, January 28th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

The One For All Universal Multi-Charger can charge up to three devices simultaneously, with no sloppy wires. There is an LED light for each charge slot. Once each device is fully charged, that slot shuts down automatically and the LED goes out – so, as well as saving energy, you can tell the charging processRead More…

A recharger that is compact and unobtrusive

Duracell GoEasy AA NiMH Rechargable Review

By: cobinrox
on Friday, October 23rd, 2009
Posted in: Travel Gear

As can be seen in the figure, the main draw of the Duracell GoEasy Recharger ($12.99) is its succinct size — no wall wart nor long cable needed.  One of the several new Duracell “Smart Power Initiative” devices, it is a an unpretentious little charger for AA or AAA Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) batteries.  ItRead More…


Duracell Pocket Charger: Take it Wherever You Go

on Saturday, October 3rd, 2009
Posted in: Gear

Duracell’s Pocket Charger is for those who have places to be or are on the go, but never remember to charge up their cell-phone or digital camera like a responsible person – just kidding. We’ve all been there without juice, panicking about how we need to check our email for the 50th time. Now youRead More…

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Duracell Powerhouse Charger Review

on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009
Posted in: Gear, Travel Gear

The Powerhouse by Duracell is a little  portable charger that comes in handy when you need that extra juice to your cell phone or any other USB/MiniUSB device such as an iPod, mp3 player  or digital camera.

Battery pack docked in the PowerJolt Reserve

Griffin Technology PowerDuo Reserve Review

By: Andy Simmons
on Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Anyone who has owned an iPhone for even a short period of time can tell you that its biggest flaw — or at least, the biggest flaw that isn’t directly related to the carrier — is its frustratingly insufficient battery life, especially compared to standard mobile phones.  The typical solution for most users is toRead More…

Charge USB gadgets in your car – iLuv iAD 115 Micro

on Thursday, August 20th, 2009
Posted in: Car Gear

The new iLuv iAD 115 Micro USB Car Charger is a solution for people with iPod, iPhone, MP3, GPS and other devices who need an easy way to charge their gadgets while driving. The iAD115 Micro USB Car Charger is so small it can be concealed inside the cigarette lighter by simply closing the cover.Read More…


case-mate FUEL iPhone and Blackberry Bold Cases

on Friday, May 15th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

Charge your iPhone or Blackberry Bold from your hip, with this protective case, carrying solution and phone charger all in one! The FUEL case from has a rechargeable lithium polymer battery built into the soft-grip holster case that clips to your belt. Talk time, standby time, and internet usage are all extended by 2.5Read More…

A full-sized iPod and an iPhone 3G charging. Notice the illumination is turned on.

Dexim iPhone/iPod Dual Dock Charging Station Review

on Friday, May 1st, 2009
Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod

Sometimes, a product comes along to solve a problem you really didn’t think you had. That’s my story on the Dexim Dual Dock Charging Station.


Brando AC to 5 USB Power Adapter Review

on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009
Posted in: Travel Gear

When I go on a vacation or business trip, I seem to always have issues charging all my USB enabled gadgets. I either forget  to bring along a bazillion individual USB AC adapters or I have issues running out of USB ports on my laptop. Sometimes I don’t even want to bring my laptop onRead More…


Scosche ReCoil iPhone Charger Now Available

on Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Scosche announces availability of their reCOIL retractable car charger for the iPod and iPhone. $29.99 will get you a retractable charger that you can use in your car. I like the idea that I won’t have loose cables laying around and getting tangled.


Spotlight Gadget – Juicebar Pocket Solar Charger

on Monday, February 23rd, 2009
Posted in: Gear

Go Green with this 1500mAh solar charger from epogo. Comes with 12 connectors covering all popular mobile phones, handheld games consoles such as Nintendo DS and Sony PSP and MP3 players including iPods.


Callpod Fueltank Rechargeable Dual Device Power Charger Review

on Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Callpod has recently released a dual device rechargeable battery charging system called the Fueltank. The Fueltank can charge two mobile devices simultaneously and act as a through-put charger when you are near a electrical outlet. This mobile charging system utilizes the same adapters as their ChargePod charging system. While the ChargePod system is able toRead More…


Spotlight Gadget – Brando Multi-purpose Solar Charger

on Friday, January 9th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

Have any of you considered solar power for charging your devices? If you have, the Portable Multi-Purpose Solar Charger from Brando looks like it might be a pretty good (although somewhat bulky and expensive) way to accomplish that task. It can output 24V, 22V, 16V@4A and 5V@500mA power. High power capacity is provided by aRead More…

Energizer Rechargeable Compact Charger Review

on Sunday, November 16th, 2008
Posted in: Gear

Most of the gadgets that I use have batteries that recharge via USB. But one of the most important devices that I use for every review that I write for The Gadgeteer, uses AA batteries – a speedlight flash for my Nikon digital camera. Of course I don’t use regular old alkaline AAs to power that flash, I use rechargeable NiMH batteries. To charge them, I have an ancient Radio Shack charger that takes forever to charge. For that fact, I’ve been on the lookout for a smaller and faster charger. The folks at Engergizer have sent me their compact charger to review. Let’s take it for a test drive…

USB MultiCellular Battery Charger Review

on Thursday, October 2nd, 2008
Posted in: Gear

USB Geek sells all sorts of geeky products that require a USB to operate them. They recently sent me their MultiCellular Battery Charger, which I was curious about and happy to review…

ReSource Power Station Organizer

By: Kelly Hall
on Thursday, March 6th, 2008
Posted in: Home, Kitchen

My guess is your list of personal gadgets rival Julie’s. With your coveted collection, you probably have a charger for each item and an issue with storing the chargers. If you’re like me, you have a countertop full of phones and charges taking up much-needed counter space. Or, you have trouble remembering to charge your phone. Here to streamline the charging of your devices is the Power Station Organizer by ReSource. The nice folks at X-Treme Geek sent one to me to review.

XtremeMac InCharge Auto iPhone / iPod Car Charger

on Monday, August 6th, 2007
Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod

The iPhone has been on the market for a little over one month now, which means that the accessories are starting to pour in. The first iPhone accessory that I’m going to tell you about is XtremeMac’s InCharge Auto car charger.

Soldius 1 Universal Solar Charger With iPod Kit

on Tuesday, March 21st, 2006
Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous

There is one power source that is available to everyone, almost regardless to their global location. This power source that doesn’t require sending humans into the bowels of the earth, the use of fossil fuels, nuclear reactors or the creation of pollution as a by-product. Of course I am referring to solar energy, and todayRead More…

Tekkeon myPowerALL Universal Battery Recharger

on Thursday, July 28th, 2005
Posted in: Gear

Last week we had to take an impromptu overnight trip to Austin. Because Steve had things that he needed to keep up with email-wise, he brought along mini-me, my aging Fujitsu P2110. The battery on that laptop is not holding much of a charge anymore, but he figured it would last for at least anRead More…

SideWinder Emergency Cell Phone Charger Review

on Monday, September 8th, 2003
Posted in: Gear, Wireless

Product Requirements: Device: Various mobile phones (see site for list) Here at the Gadgeteer, we’re always on the lookout for something ‘different’ to review. So, when the folks at SideWinder contacted me to ask if I was interested in reviewing a manual powered cell phone charger, I said sure! Just the idea of cranking forRead More…

NEXcell Optima Smart Rapid Charger/Conditioner Review

on Monday, February 3rd, 2003
Posted in: Gear

One of the features that I like best about my Olympus digital camera, beside the fact that it takes such great photos, is that it can use regular AA batteries instead of relying solely on a rechargeable battery pack. Of course, this mainly comes in handy when I am on vacation and can’t charge theRead More…

Seido Emergency Chargers Review

on Monday, July 29th, 2002
Posted in: Uncategorized

Product Requirements: Device: Various PDAs and mobile phones I really appreciate products that have been designed to be functional as well as innovative. The power charging products that I’m about to review from Seidio show true ingenuity. As a Gadgeteer, I have quite a few Palm and Pocket PC PDAs. When I travel, I alwaysRead More…

Maha Charger Review

on Sunday, July 18th, 1999
Posted in: Gear

Do you have lots of electronic toys and gadgets that need AA or AAA batteries to power them? And do you get tired of spending money buying new batteries all the time?  Then you might have a real interest in the MAHA Rapid i-Charger from This is a very compact charger that can chargeRead More…