USB charger

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Everybody can use more USB chargers, right?  True, but you need to make sure that the USB charger can charge your most power-hungry gadgets before you waste money buying it.  You don't want the charge to take longer than the battery life because you're trying to use an under-powered charger.  Slow charges shouldn't be a [...]

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promini

The Magic-Pro ProMini Power Station 6T from Brando is a USB charger that can charge up to six devices at once while only using one outlet. The Magic-Pro ProMini Power Station 6T comes with five interchangeable plugs that will allow you to use this charger in the US, UK, AU, EU, KR and JP. The [...]

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mophie-dual-wall-chargers

We know that mophie makes protective phone cases with built-in backup batteries, and they also make battery packs that you can carry in your gear bag or on a keychain to charge all your mobile gear.  Did you know that mophie also makes AC wall chargers?  They have two models that you can use at home [...]

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allputer-10-port-usb-charger-stand-2

We've featured USB charging stands on The Gadgeteer before, but those had a paltry max of 6 devices charged at once.  The 96W 10-Port Giant Family-Sized Desktop USB Rapid Charger Cradle from Allputer can charge up to 10 devices simultaneously from a single wall outlet!  The charging cradle accepts 100-240V, 50/60Hz AC power (max 2A) and outputs [...]

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Choetech-USBcharger-1

We have so many devices that are charged via USB in our house that multiport USB wall chargers have become a necessity for us. The Choetech 50 Watt 6 Port Desktop Smart USB Wall Charger is one that was offered to the Gadgeteer for review and I quickly volunteered to test it. To quote He-Man, [...]

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large-leather-charging-tote

Most of the charging bags we've featured on The Gadgeteer have been small clutches, just big enough to hold your phone and maybe a credit card or two and not much else.  They might work as a "go to lunch" bag, but you'll probably need to put the charging case in a bigger bag that [...]

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Portable gadget power is a constant need for many of us at The Gadgeteer and I suspect for you as well.  The TYLT ENERGI 2K Travel Charger and SYNCABLE-DUO Charge and Sync Cable seem to be a good solution.  The ENERGI 2K is a combination charger & portable battery, while the SYNCABLE-DUO is a charge/sync [...]

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bolse-4port-USB-charger1

In my never-ending quest for power, with thirst-hungry gadgets all over my house, my car, and my office, one of the biggest problems I have is being able to charge multiple devices at once.  For example, when you travel and stay in hotel rooms, if you are lucky you have one of those lamps beside [...]

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Owners of multiple mobile devices realize that their gear bag or their power strip at home can quickly become a jumble of power adapters.  Sometimes you can share a single charger between multiple devices, but then you're limited to charging only one of your devices at a time.  With the ARCTIC Home Charger 4500 Four [...]

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wall-mounted-outlet-extender-2

I just put an Elfa shelving unit in my tiny kitchen with no counter space.  I now have a place to work while preparing food, but plugging in my little KitchenAid chopper requires me to crawl under the unit and reach behind the water cooler to plug it in.  I was thinking about getting a [...]

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richard-solo-quad-power-hub-1

USB charging hubs are everywhere, but this is the first one I've seen that's designed for use in the car.  The Quad USB Power Charger from RichardSolo supplies 2.4A per port, so you can charge four power-hungry tablets simultaneously from your car's DC outlet.  RichardSolo says charge times are the same using this hub as [...]

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sabrent-4-port-usb-charger

The Sabrent 4-Port Compact USB Wall Charger can charge smart phones, tablets, and other USB-chargeable devices.  One port is rated for up to 2.4A to charge tablets quickly.  When you have multiple devices plugged in, the charger will balance power output at each port to keep the total load to 12.5 watts.  Has built-in over-current protection and [...]

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15-ft-comfortable-reach-charger

My bedroom has a wall outlet conveniently placed for plugging in my lamp, but it's not really close enough to allow me to use my iPad while it charges using the standard charging cable.  I need a USB extension cable for the iPad charger and another for my iPhone charger so I can use them [...]

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tunewear-tunemax-charger

With the Tunewear TUNEMAX 5USB Charger, you can charge up to five USB-chargeable devices using a single wall outlet.  It can accommodate an input voltage range of AC100V-240V, and it can be used anywhere in the world with the appropriate AC adaptor (not included).  Total output from this unit is 5V/5A, with three 5V/1A outlets and [...]

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Ventev utilitycharger2100

Oh, the woes of charging on the road! I am one of those souls who frequently finds themselves charging my smart device either in a car or in a hotel or ship's cabin. And to that point, I often carry at least charging adaptors for my car and for a wall outlet. What if someone [...]

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There are lots of people like me that like to bring gadgets with them while camping.  Although I try to disconnect a bit, it's nice to bring my cell phone and a few battery packs with me.  Wouldn't it be great to to use an item to charge my mobile devices while I cook at [...]

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r2d2-usb-charger

This is rather expensive for a USB car charging station, but could it be any cuter?  The R2D2 USB Car Charger from ThinkGeek sits beside you in a drink holder;  his arms adjust so that he will fit in most holders.  Plug him into your car's power outlet, and he'll be able to charge two [...]

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IPEVO USB SuperCharger review

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If you're anything like me, you've probably got more than a few USB-charged devices.  How many iDevices, smartphones, tablets, and gizmos do you have craving a nightly fill-up?  To complicate matters, larger devices (iPads, tablets) usually require a charge that's beefier than your regular phone charger.  Enter the IPEVO USB SuperCharger to the rescue! As the [...]

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powerisite-charger

I have a handyman working in my new (to me) condo this week, and I've noticed his Android phone gets some use.  If he needed, he could get a recharge by plugging his phone into a outlet in my house, but what if he were working on a construction site that may not have a [...]

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Mobile devices are among the most useful, fun and ubiquitous of all our gadgets.  But the one task they can't perform (yet) is generating their own power.  For that, we need accessories like chargers and cables suited to various locations where power is available.  The Just Mobile Highway Max is a charger with a 12 [...]

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