Batteries and Chargers

myCharge UNPLUGGED 10K Fast Wireless Powerbank review

REVIEW – Powerbanks, external batteries, portable chargers, no matter what you call them, they are useful accessories to have in your gear bag for those times when you have no access to a wall outlet and your smartphone or other gadget has run out of juice. Powerbanks aren’t the most glamorous gadget and pretty much only …

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Charge your iPhone and Apple Watch in half the space with Twelve South

NEWS – Nightstands are usually small, so you need to maximize the usefulness of anything you keep on them.  The Twelve South HiRise Duet packs a lot of utility in a small footprint to earn its place there.  It charges your iPhone, charges your Apple Watch, and puts the Watch in Nightstand mode to serve …

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BESTEK 8 Outlets Surge Protector Power Strip review

REVIEW – Most people would look at the numerous surge protectors and USB wall warts that I have plugged in at home, and readily suggest that I may have created a fire hazard. Since they would likely be correct, I eagerly accepted the opportunity to test this surge protector with multiple USB charging ports built in. What is it? …

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AIKO 10W Fast Wireless Charger Stand review

REVIEW – Since Apple (finally) threw its hat into the wireless charging ring with its latest iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X models, wireless charging products have been multiplying in the market like rabbits.  One of the latest that we’ve had the opportunity to evaluate here at The Gadgeteer is the AIKO 10W Fast Wireless …

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The Aeiusny Portable Power Station might be your best companion during a storm

NEWS – I have spent quite a lot of time searching the internet for such devices that would possibly meet my needs for a portable power solution. My main uses for such a device would be to power photography/videography related equipment and accessories while at locations where power is unavailable, and also for use at …

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The Goal Zero Sherpa 100AC Power Pack is another compact solution for all of your on-the-go charging and power needs

NEWS – I am hoping that by now, that those of you that have been following my quest for the most compact and convenient, feature-packed portable power stations, are as curious as I am about what is available on the market to fit my needs or the needs of anyone looking for such a solution. …

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Zanflare LCD Display Speedy Universal Battery Charger with Car Adapter review

REVIEW – Whenever I am out of my home studio and shooting on location, I usually have at least a dozen or more batteries for my flashes, recorders, etc. Having a charger that is adaptable for the studio and for the car while on the road, is very convenient. The Zanflare C4 Battery Charger promises to …

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The Allsees Portable Power Station provide portable and convenient power on the go

NEWS – Those of you that have been following my news stories know that I have been looking for a portable power/charging solution that will work for me during power outages or otherwise for my charging/power needs. This is especially necessary during the hurricane season and/or for my photography and videography gigs when I am …

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RAVPower 10,000mAh 5W Wireless Portable Charger review

REVIEW – All these personal devices make our lives easier, but they demand the juice, don’t they? Enter the portable charger, the market for which has exploded (thankfully figuratively, not literally).  I own and/or have reviewed a handful of portable chargers and I’ve been fairly happy with most of them, but the RAVPower 10,000mAh 5W Wireless …

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The Ecoflow RIVER Bank provides power off the grid and right in the palm of your hand

NEWS – As photographers and filmmakers, we always want and need to “push the envelope” to get the next photo or footage that is better than anything we previously shot. In many cases, we seek locations that are “off the grid” and away from any power source. These locations usually offer scenery and beauty that …

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The Beyond Ink Pen merges cutting-edge technology with a luxury ballpoint pen

NEWS – When you think of technology, you probably don’t think ballpoint pens. That is up until now. The Beyond Ink Pen will make you rethink the way you look at ballpoint pens. As you may have guessed the Beyond Ink Pen isn’t your run of the mill ballpoint pen. Yes, it’s a luxurious pen …

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The GeekAire rechargeable portable fan will keep you cool and charge your phone

NEWS – Now that we’re smack dab in the middle of summer keeping cool seems harder to do. Especially if you’re out and about at a ball game, concert or favorite summer festival. GeekAire has come up with something that might help you out, a mini handheld portable fan. The GeekAire GF2 series is a …

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iFrogz Cocoon earbud charging case review

REVIEW – With the move from wired earbuds to wireless, there is one issue that we have to all deal with: How do you transport and charge these tiny wireless gadgets? Well, iFrogz is glad you asked. They have developed a rigid container that will hold most wireless earbuds on the market, as well as …

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