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As a power electronics user, I have lots of gadgets, but never enough power plugs for them. At home I usually have cables that run from my power strip to my desk. But when I'm traveling, I'm always scurrying around to find a spare plug and find that I never have enough outlets.  I recently had the chance to [...]

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posted in Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Home, Kitchen, Reviews

Personal mobile devices need power.  They crave it, like a politician craves...well, power.  Alright, maybe not quite like that, but it's an inescapable fact.  And because of this, we have chargers tucked all over our homes, offices and vehicles to power up or top off when needed, which for many of us is quite often. [...]

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posted in Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews

I do a fair amount of business travel, which typically includes a few overseas trips every year. I'm constantly on the lookout for items that will help me reduce the size and weight of what I drag through airports, on and off planes and into and out of hotels. One of the items I have [...]

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posted in Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News, Travel Gear

Kensington Computer Products Group is one of the old-timers in the computerperipheral business having launched their first product (Apple II System Saver) back in 1981. Kensington’s most ubiquitous product is the K-Lock security slot that is found on many laptops. As Kensington is an established company with a history of quality products I felt relatively [...]

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posted in iPhone, iPad, iPod, Laptops and Gear, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables, Travel Gear

The clever folks at Quirky have just released Pivot Power: A Creative Outlet (which just might be the best product tagline ever), an adjustable electrical power/surge protector strip that flexes around furniture and corners to conserve space.  Bending into circular, semi-circular, zig-zag and of course old-school straight shapes, it features six outlet 'pods', which can [...]

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posted in Miscellaneous, News

The reVIVE II Dual USB Car Charger from Scosche allows you to charge your iPad and another device while travelling by car.  The reVIVE II has a 2.1A USB port for charging your iPad.  There's also a second 1A USB port to charge another device simulataneously.  The reVIVE II Dual USB Car Charger is $24.99 [...]

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posted in iPhone, iPad, iPod, News

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.

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posted in iPhone, iPad, iPod