Batteries and Chargers

Einova 20,000mAh ultra fast power bank review

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REVIEW – I’ve reviewed several power banks here for The Gadgeteer.  Guess what?  I’m reviewing another – the Einova (by Eggtronic) 63W, 20,000mAh power bank, to be specific. What is it? This is a portable power bank capable of outputting up to 63 Watts combined from its three output ports. What’s in the box? Power …

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Aukey Aircore 2-in-1 wireless charger review

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REVIEW – A wireless charger might seem like a kind of an unnecessary gadget … I mean, a cable works and you already have one of those.  That’s what I kept telling myself, anyway.  Then I rolled my desk chair over my USB cable AGAIN.  It did not survive.  At that moment I decided that …

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The BLUETTI EP500 power stations will power almost anything you throw at it

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – It’s been a little over a month since we first told you about the BLUETTI EP500 series crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter that launched on March 15, 2021. Their campaign has already raced past their initial funding goal of $10,000 by almost 3 million dollars! Wow! Their performance so far on this campaign …

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TrekPow portable 80000mAh AC/DC power station review

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REVIEW – It is difficult to go through a day without needing some electrically powered or rechargeable device. When off the grid, be it intentionally while camping or involuntarily during a power outage, the TrekPow portable power station can keep these devices going. I have one to review. Read on to see what I think! …

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INTELLI ScoutPro all-in-one powerbank review

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Wireless chargers, USB charging hubs, and powerbanks are everywhere these days, coming in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and capacities. But few combine all three into one. Well the engineers at INTELLI have done just that with their new ScoutPro series of all-in-one powerbanks. They are introducing their new power solution via …

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BLUETTI’s EP500 & EP500Pro Power Station campaign has made over 2 million in one day

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Yesterday BLUETTI launched their Kickstarter campaign for their new EP500 & EP500Pro Power Stations and they have already received over 2.2 million dollars. I guess this shouldn’t come as a surprise because their previous campaign from last summer for the BLUETTI AC200 power station (<- click that link to read our review) …

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Jackery jacks up the power with new solar generators

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NEWS – Over the years, Apple has made product presentations a “thing”. Now, it seems that when a tech company comes out with a new and improved product, they need to make a presentation to the world. Jackery—a power backup battery maker—has now jumped on the presentation train. On March 17, Jackery introduced two much …

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The BLUETTI EP500 power station will charge your gear and power your home appliances off the grid

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CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Last month I posted a news article about an upcoming crowdfunding campaign for the BLUETTI EP500 and EP500 Pro power stations. That post generated a lot of traffic most likely due to the fact that it was posted just a few days before the severe winter storm that caused a huge power …

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BioLite Charge 80 PD battery pack review

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REVIEW – Battery packs are everywhere these days.  With all the electronics that power our daily lives, portable battery packs help keep us up and running while we’re out and about.  BioLite, a maker of portable solutions for power, cooking, and lighting, has a new line of portable battery packs available in 6,000 mAh, 10,000 …

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Aracky’s SuperDanny Spin Tower review – The lazy Susan of power strips

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REVIEW – We all have them: those surge protectors that either have a mile of extra cord to manage, or that are just short of reaching the outlet you want to plug into. Aracky’s SuperDanny Spin Tower solves both of these problems worth a neat, elegant solution. Let’s dive in! What is it? Vertical power …

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Satechi’s dual sided USB-C charger juices up your Apple Watch and Airpods

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NEWS – Our friends over at Satechi are constantly turning out high-quality new gear like their latest USB-C Watch AirPods Charger. This small travel-sized charger features a dual-sided design for 2-in-1 charging awesomeness. The USB-C connector will let you flip it one way to charge your Apple AirPods or AirPod Pro earbuds (I am loving …

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Bluetti AC200P 2000Wh/2000W Portable Power Station review – all the power you need!

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REVIEW – It seems like every few months we’re reminded of the fragility of our modern infrastructure with events like earthquakes, winter storms in Texas, pandemics, and other disasters.  The Bluetti AC200P 2000Wh/2000W Portable Power Station is an option for emergency battery backup, and on paper it would also be great for RV/cabin use or …

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Rock Space GaN Super Fast Charge Set Review

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REVIEW – I have a lot of devices to charge. Between phones, iPads, laptops, several bluetooth headphones and earbuds, portable battery packs, flashlights, etc., I estimate that I have about 3,264 devices to charge. I may have missed a decimal place somewhere but suffice it to say that I have a lot of things to …

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Omnicharge Omni Ultimate 38,400mAh power supply review

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REVIEW–  I’m a bit intimidated by anything that can kill me.  The Omni Ultimate by Omnicharge is the highest capacity portable power supply I have used in my short yet productive life. But given the suggested retail price, the variety of ports, and especially its 120V grounded ‘wall plug’ style outlet, I anticipated this would …

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