Portable power supply

I've been seeing more of these supersized USB portable batteries that include AC outlets.  I was recently given the chance to test the Suaoki Powerhouse portable "generator".  I had never heard of Suaoki, so I was naturally curious.  What was this thing that looked like a silver and black lunchbox? Battery: Lithium-Ion, 20,000 mAh, 11.1V… Read More

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews

Flashlights are a long-time geek obsession. Recently, we’ve had to add USB chargers, just because so many of our devices charge this way. Imagine combining the two into a single, portable device. Mmmmmm… Geek heaven! Well, that's what the fine folks at RAVPower have done. The Dynamo On-the-Go Power Bank is a flashlight, a reading light… Read More

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Outdoor Gear, Reviews

Most of us carry around a bunch of tech devices throughout the day, and pretty much all of them require batteries. And we all know that batteries usually don't last all day long, especially those in power-hungry cell phones.  That's where A-solar's Xtorm Portable Power Bank 7300 comes in.  Can it keep us powered all day… Read More

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TekCharge's retractable cable comes with two interchangeable tips - one of which I lost within days of getting the unit.

The TekCharge Pocket Power Pack is a small battery that can be used to power USB-chargable devices for quite a while. Not too expensive, versatile, and easy to take along - what's not to like? Let's take a closer look and see.

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Posted in: Android, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, eBook Readers, iOS, Reviews, Travel Gear

We live a much more sedentary life these day with hours spent in front of the television or your PC.  Get some exercise while charging your favourite smartphone, tablet or handheld games console with K-Tor's pedal powered Power Box. Measuring 4.5×4.5×8.75 in. and weighing less than two pounds (28 oz), the Power Box can be used to generate power for devices… Read More

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Newegg has a small rechargeable power supply that works with all versions of iPhone and all iPods with the 30-pin dock connectors.  The Miccus ChargeBlock CBFI-01 has an 800 mAh rechargeable lithium ion battery that lasts 500+ charges.  It charges with the included mini-USB cord, and outputs 5V/+/-0.25V.   It has automatic on/off charging that prevents overcharging your device battery.  The Miccus ChargeBlock has… Read More

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