Portable power supply

I’ve been seeing more of these supersized USB portable batteries that include AC outlets.  I was recently given the chance to test the Suaoki Powerhouse portable “generator”.  I had never heard of Suaoki, so I was naturally curious.  What was this thing that looked like a silver and black lunchbox? Battery: Lithium-Ion, 20,000 mAh, 11.1V… Read More

Most of us carry around a bunch of tech devices throughout the day, and pretty much all of them require batteries. And we all know that batteries usually don’t last all day long, especially those in power-hungry cell phones.  That’s where A-solar’s Xtorm Portable Power Bank 7300 comes in.  Can it keep us powered all day… Read More

TekCharge's retractable cable comes with two interchangeable tips - one of which I lost within days of getting the unit.

The TekCharge Pocket Power Pack is a small battery that can be used to power USB-chargable devices for quite a while. Not too expensive, versatile, and easy to take along – what’s not to like? Let’s take a closer look and see.

We live a much more sedentary life these day with hours spent in front of the television or your PC.  Get some exercise while charging your favourite smartphone, tablet or handheld games console with K-Tor’s pedal powered Power Box. Measuring 4.5×4.5×8.75 in. and weighing less than two pounds (28 oz), the Power Box can be used to generate power for devices… Read More

Newegg has a small rechargeable power supply that works with all versions of iPhone and all iPods with the 30-pin dock connectors.  The Miccus ChargeBlock CBFI-01 has an 800 mAh rechargeable lithium ion battery that lasts 500+ charges.  It charges with the included mini-USB cord, and outputs 5V/+/-0.25V.   It has automatic on/off charging that prevents overcharging your device battery.  The Miccus ChargeBlock has… Read More