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Satechi’s USB-C Power Meter measures power inputs and outputs from USB-C devices

Satechi’s new USB-C Power Meter is a USB thumb drive sized device with a built-in LCD display that shows voltage, amps, and mAh output from accessories plugged into the USB-C port on their laptops, tablets, or smartphones. The Power Meter has a pass through design that allows you to charge your Type-C device while monitoring …

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Now you can charge your devices in 150 countries with the TWIST World Adapter DUO

The TWIST World Adapter DUO from OneAdaptr is the only power adapter that you will need to take with you when you travel internationally (okay, so maybe it doesn’t work everywhere, but it works in 150 countries!); it has all that you need in one piece. This unique adapter allows you to twist the base …

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Zuli Smartplug review

The Zuli Smartplug Presence 3 Pack brings a new feature to the smart plug genre; they call it “Presence”. Simply put, after configuring the Zuli Smartplug, all it needs is your presence, or more accurately, your iPhone’s or iPad’s presence, to activate a light or appliance.  When you leave the room the Zuli Smartplug will …

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Blockhead lets your MacBook or iPad power adapter hug the wall

Ten One Design, who are known for iPad accessories like their active styluses, have just announced an adapter for Apple MacBook and iPad chargers that allow the charger to lay flat against the wall. If you have ever used one of Apple’s wall chargers, you know that the power adapter sticks out from the outlet …

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Control and monitor any device plugged into the Eve Energy using Siri

The Eve Energy is a module that plugs into a standard 3-prong wall socket and has an outlet in the module where you plug an electronic device or appliance. Lamps, TVs, computers, and other electric devices can be monitored and controlled using a small adapter and your iPhone.  A free iOS app installed on your iPhone or …

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Allocacoc PowerCube review

As a power electronics user, I have lots of gadgets, but never enough power plugs for them. At home I usually have cables that run from my power strip to my desk. But when I’m traveling, I’m always scurrying around to find a spare plug and find that I never have enough outlets.  I recently had the chance to …

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Kensington AbsolutePower 2.1 Fast Charge for Tablets with PowerWhiz review

Personal mobile devices need power.  They crave it, like a politician craves…well, power.  Alright, maybe not quite like that, but it’s an inescapable fact.  And because of this, we have chargers tucked all over our homes, offices and vehicles to power up or top off when needed, which for many of us is quite often. …

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Flight 001 4-in-1 Adapter is simple, compact, colorful

I do a fair amount of business travel, which typically includes a few overseas trips every year. I’m constantly on the lookout for items that will help me reduce the size and weight of what I drag through airports, on and off planes and into and out of hotels. One of the items I have …

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Kensington AbsolutePower Laptop, Phone, Tablet Charger Review

Kensington Computer Products Group is one of the old-timers in the computerperipheral business having launched their first product (Apple II System Saver) back in 1981. Kensington’s most ubiquitous product is the K-Lock security slot that is found on many laptops. As Kensington is an established company with a history of quality products I felt relatively …

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Be a conformist with Pivot Power from Quirky

The clever folks at Quirky have just released Pivot Power: A Creative Outlet (which just might be the best product tagline ever), an adjustable electrical power/surge protector strip that flexes around furniture and corners to conserve space.  Bending into circular, semi-circular, zig-zag and of course old-school straight shapes, it features six outlet ‘pods’, which can …

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reVIVE II Dual USB Car Charger for iPad from Scosche

The reVIVE II Dual USB Car Charger from Scosche allows you to charge your iPad and another device while travelling by car.  The reVIVE II has a 2.1A USB port for charging your iPad.  There’s also a second 1A USB port to charge another device simulataneously.  The reVIVE II Dual USB Car Charger is $24.99 …

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