Batteries and Chargers

macally PowerTune iPod Battery Pack Speaker Case Stand Review

Are you the type of person that sacrifices perfection to buy one gadget that can do multiple things, but is the master of none of them. Or do you prefer to buy the best gadget for each task? I fall somewhere in the middle of those two scenarios, but want a multi-tasking device to be a master of all ;o) The PowerTune All-in-One iPod Battery Pack / Speaker / Case / Stand from macally is a four function device. But is it the master of all them? Let’s find out…

Richard Solo Backup Battery for iPhone / iPod Review

The Smart Backup Battery for iPhone / iPod by Richard | Solo is a great accessory for those who travel or need additional power for their iPod or iPhone during the day. It is definitely small and light enough to have in your laptop bag whenever you leave the house… just in case you need a little extra juice on the fly.

ReSource Power Station Organizer

My guess is your list of personal gadgets rival Julie’s. With your coveted collection, you probably have a charger for each item and an issue with storing the chargers. If you’re like me, you have a countertop full of phones and charges taking up much-needed counter space. Or, you have trouble remembering to charge your phone. Here to streamline the charging of your devices is the Power Station Organizer by ReSource. The nice folks at X-Treme Geek sent one to me to review.

Soldius 1 Universal Solar Charger With iPod Kit

There is one power source that is available to everyone, almost regardless to their global location. This power source that doesn’t require sending humans into the bowels of the earth, the use of fossil fuels, nuclear reactors or the creation of pollution as a by-product. Of course I am referring to solar energy, and today …

Soldius 1 Universal Solar Charger With iPod Kit Read More

Tekkeon myPowerALL Universal Battery Recharger

Last week we had to take an impromptu overnight trip to Austin. Because Steve had things that he needed to keep up with email-wise, he brought along mini-me, my aging Fujitsu P2110. The battery on that laptop is not holding much of a charge anymore, but he figured it would last for at least an …

Tekkeon myPowerALL Universal Battery Recharger Read More

SideWinder Emergency Cell Phone Charger Review

Product Requirements: Device: Various mobile phones (see site for list) Here at the Gadgeteer, we’re always on the lookout for something ‘different’ to review. So, when the folks at SideWinder contacted me to ask if I was interested in reviewing a manual powered cell phone charger, I said sure! Just the idea of cranking for …

SideWinder Emergency Cell Phone Charger Review Read More

NEXcell Optima Smart Rapid Charger/Conditioner Review

One of the features that I like best about my Olympus digital camera, beside the fact that it takes such great photos, is that it can use regular AA batteries instead of relying solely on a rechargeable battery pack. Of course, this mainly comes in handy when I am on vacation and can’t charge the …

NEXcell Optima Smart Rapid Charger/Conditioner Review Read More

Kirrio 5-in-1 Charger for Palm PDAs Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm m125, m130, m500, m505, m515, i705 When you first buy your PDA, you basically have one option for charging the internal batteries… thru the cradle or cable that was supplied with it. This is perfectly fine for those of you that don’t travel often, or don’t care about alternative ways to …

Kirrio 5-in-1 Charger for Palm PDAs Review Read More

Seido Emergency Chargers Review

Product Requirements: Device: Various PDAs and mobile phones I really appreciate products that have been designed to be functional as well as innovative. The power charging products that I’m about to review from Seidio show true ingenuity. As a Gadgeteer, I have quite a few Palm and Pocket PC PDAs. When I travel, I always …

Seido Emergency Chargers Review Read More

Instant Power 3-in-1 Sony CLIE Charging Kit Review

Product Requirements: Device: Sony CLIÉ T, NR series devices Having the ability to charge your PDA when you are no where near an AC outlet, can be a very important thing when your PDA is either dead or on its last few gulps of juice. The Instant Power 3-in-1 Charger Kit from Electric Fuel gives …

Instant Power 3-in-1 Sony CLIE Charging Kit Review Read More

iPAQ ePack External Battery Pack Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq Aero, iPAQ 3100, and 3600 series Picture this scenario: You’re sitting in an airplane happily listening to Cake sing Short Skirt/Long Jacket on your iPAQ when your PDA starts complaining about fatally low battery levels and shuts off. ACK! What do you do now, your flight still has several hours left. …

iPAQ ePack External Battery Pack Review Read More

iPowerPak Battery Charger / Extender Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ, Casio E-100, E-105, E-115 and E-125 The iPowerPak from DataNation is a portable battery extender / charger that is compatible with the Compaq iPAQ, and Casio E series (E-100, 105, 115, 125) Pocket PCs. This small 2.75 x 2.50 x .75in (70 x 63.5 x 19mm) L x W x …

iPowerPak Battery Charger / Extender Review Read More

InnoPocket Palm V Emergency Charger Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm V/Vx or IBM WorkPad c3 Picture this, you are on your way to a business trip or vacation spot when you realize that you forgot to pack your Palm V Cradle and AC adapter. Now what are you going to do if the Palm V runs out of juice? Although I’ve …

InnoPocket Palm V Emergency Charger Review Read More

FullCharge NiMH Battery Pack Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm III, IIIe, IIIx, IIIxe, VII, VIIx, TRG Pro, IBM WorkPad c5 Do you tire of changing the AAA batteries in your alkaline powered Palm device every couple of weeks and feel guilty when you have to throw them away? If so, you will be interested in checking out FullCharge from eXtend …

FullCharge NiMH Battery Pack Review Read More