Tag Archives: Charging Device

JuiceBuddy 2.0 Android Charger

when you are traveling or at work, pulling out a cable and adapter to charge your Android smartphone can be quite a hassle and that’s not to mention the act of charging often means you will have leave your phone on the floor and opens the smartphone to the risk of being stepped on. doesn’t seem like the ideal scenario, does it? this is where the JuiceBuddy 2.0 Android Charger by Arriba Design aims to help. billed as the world’s smallest Android charger, it measures just 2.5 x 1 x 0.9 inches (63.5 x 25.4 x 22.9mm) and features a micro USB connector, concealed by a flip-top cover, to dock your Android smartphone for charging. the connector is design to be angled so that it can fully support your device when dock. Continue reading JuiceBuddy 2.0 Android Charger

Brunton Hydrogen Reactor Portable Power Pack

and we thought hydrogen-based portable charging device has dropped off the chart. well, apparently it hasn’t. the Brunton Hydrogen Reactor Portable Power Pack is just one of them and it is one handy off-the-grid power supply for those who prefer not to put their mobile devices to the risk of fire, or extreme heat. power is generated by the way of mixing hydrogen from the rechargeable cells with oxygen from the atmosphere, without producing harmful emissions or byproducts like a gas-powered generator does and you don’t need to be at the mercy of the sun, like solar chargers do. you won’t even have hazardous batteries to dispose and also, you won’t be sucking on earth’s natural resources like fossil fuel. the juice generated can be used to charge an iPhone via USB port up to six times per hydrogen cell. Continue reading Brunton Hydrogen Reactor Portable Power Pack

Griffin MultiDock USB Charging Station

if not for the presence of orange hue on this MultiDock USB charging station, you might think it is an Apple product. leveraging on former Apple designer, Thomas Meyerhoffer’s expertise, Griffin sets out to completely rethink the MultiDock that was first introduced in 2011 and the result is this eye-pleasing, Apple-ish device that we could only described as a huge leap in industrial design standpoint. designed to charge up to 10 iOS or Android devices, the new MultiDock boasts Griffin’s exclusive ChargeSensor technology which automatically adapts on the fly to the charging characteristics of each connected device and supplies the charging rate each device needs for fastest, most complete charging. there’s also a Quick Charge Mode, automatically activated upon connection to Apple small devices equipped with Lightning connector, to charge the newer Apple devices at the fastest possible rate, even while syncing. Continue reading Griffin MultiDock USB Charging Station

Goal Zero Lighthouse 250 Lantern & USB Power Hub

planning to stay off the grid for a while? then we suggest you check out this handsome little outdoor gadget called the Lighthouse 250 Lantern and USB Power Hub by Goal Zero. yes. it is a lantern and yes, it is a pretty good looking one. apart from the obvious like providing up to 48 hours of 250 lumen of lighting when fully charged, this nifty outdoor gadget also doubles as a portable charger for your mobile devices such as media players, smartphones, GPS gear, e-readers and tablets, which makes it an indispensable gear when you are heading out into the wild for a period of time. and when the juice ran out, an integrated hand crank allows you to recharge it while out in the field, or if you happen to have the Goal Zero’s solar panels in tow, you could use those to charge it up too. Continue reading Goal Zero Lighthouse 250 Lantern & USB Power Hub

CherryCharger Wireless Induction Charger

no. that’s not a modified Mac mini, though it does have an uncanny resemblance to the Apple’s mini desktop computer. it is the CherryCharger wireless induction charger from the same dude who brought to you the weighty ConcreteCharger and this one is for the wood lovers. crafted out of old reclaimed black cherry planks sourced just outside of Scranton, Pennsylvania, the CherryCharger features the same technology like its concrete counterpart, but now with a soft top made out of wool felt instead of the cork top. sandwiched between the beautiful black cherry base and the wool felt top is a cool polycarbonate “light blade” that’s design to emit light indicating the charging status. the example you see here is a single device charger and it also uses the widely adopted Qi wireless standard, which means any devices equipped with the same wireless charging standard such as the Nexus 4 and the Nokia Lumia 920, or devices fitted with Qi wireless standard cases and dongles, will work with the CherryCharger. Continue reading CherryCharger Wireless Induction Charger

Concrete Wireless Induction Charger

there is wireless induction charger and then there is the Concrete Wireless Induction Charger (officially, Concrete Charger). it may sounds pretty out-of-this-world, but we have already seen concrete-cast speaker and concrete USB flash drive, why not a concrete charging device? as the name implies, this particularly alluring wireless charging contraption is casted from concrete, forming a rounded triangular contemporary art piece that doubles as a wireless induction charger using the Qi wireless standard. though concrete, it is given a soft cork top so that it will be a scratch-free experience for your tech devices and an uber cool acrylic “light blade”, sandwiched between that cork top and the concrete base, keeps you in the know of the charging status. Continue reading Concrete Wireless Induction Charger

Samsung GALAXY S4 Wireless Charging Kit

if you are looking for convenience in charging your S4 without having to deal with cables, Sammy’s GALAXY S4 Wireless Charging Kit might be an accessory of choice (for original accessories obsessed folks). out-of-the-box, the S4 is not wireless charging-ready, so in order to go the wireless charging route, you will need a wireless charging cover and a wireless charging pad. the charging kit uses Qi wireless charging standard as certified by WPC (Wireless Power Consortium), so if you already have a Qi-certified charger, you can just get the back cover for $39.99. if not, you will have grab the charging pad for $49.99 as well. charging time for the kit takes between 3-4 hours and the back cover will inevitably add a slight bulk to your slim S4, thus limiting the possibility of using it with protective cases. Continue reading Samsung GALAXY S4 Wireless Charging Kit

Satechi Smart LED Desk Lamp

looking to spare your desk from the agony of cable clutter? well, you can start by getting a desk lamp that charges your power-hungry gadgets as well. speaking of which, the Satechi Smart LED Desk Lamp just happens to be one of such awesome double-duty desk lamp. apart from being a regular LED-based desk lamp, the Satechi Smart LED Desk Lamp features a USB port where you can use it to juice up virtually any USB-powered gadgets. other features include an articulate design, sleek soft-touch controls, multiple light intensity modes and brightness levels to suit different tasks and a built-in timer function to turn the lamp off after a period of inactivity. Continue reading Satechi Smart LED Desk Lamp

Twelve South PlugBug World

if one, you are awfully stressed out by having to tote an extra charger and two, often find yourself stranded with just one wall outlet when traveling, then the Twelve South PlugBug World is one nifty accessory that will kill those two woes of yours with one plug, literally. the Twelve South PlugBug World is an extension to the much-lauded Twelve South PlugBug but now, it is totally globetrotter-friendly. the working principle is still the same: it is a 2.1 amp USB wall charger that plugs directly to your MacBook power adapter, turning it into a dual charging device that charges your MacBook Pro and iPhone or iPad simultaneously Continue reading Twelve South PlugBug World

Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Solar Recharging Kit

portable batteries aka portable chargers for small gadgets are a dime a dozen but one that has enough oomph for your laptop is far and few between, let alone one that you can juiced up (and re-juiced) without having you spending a single cent. the Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Solar Recharging Kit happens to be one that belongs to the latter. the idea of using solar panels to recharge a portable power supply may seem absurd to urban dwellers but if you are one who requires to work in the field without proper electric outlets, the sun is probably your best friend and so are the solar panels. Continue reading Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Solar Recharging Kit