Tag Archives: Charging Device

FINsix 65W Laptop Adapter

power brick haters rejoice. the future of laptop power adapter has gone down in size (finally!), thanks to the innovative FINsix 65W Laptop Adapter. about four times smaller and six times lighter than today’s adapters, the FINsix 65W Laptop Adapter comes in a wall plug form factor, thus negating the need for the cumbersome inline power brick, as well as the thick and inflexible AC cable. adding to the convenience factor, it also features a built-in powered USB port with 2.1A on the tap, ready for you power-hungry USB-powered devices such as smartphones and tablets. as such, the adapter is capable of providing power to your laptop and charges 10W devices simultaneously. Continue reading FINsix 65W Laptop Adapter

PowerPot X 10-Watt Portable Generator

the worst fear of any outdoor-loving geeks is running of power while out in the great outdoors, well, but that fear is non-existence if you have a PowerPot X 10-Watt Portable Generator with you. from its name, you already know it is a pot, but you probably don’t know that it is a pot which you can use to whip up a meal for two person and more, while generating up to 10 watts of power to feed your power-hungry gadgets. the PowerPot X is the new, big brother of the original PowerPot introduced last year (and one awesome product that we have listed in our Christmas Gift Ideas 2013) and with the new model, comes a new power promise. not only does the PowerPot X has more power to go around, it is now available in two pot sizes: a couple pot with 2.3-liter capacity for two, and a 3.8-liter group pot perfect for larger groups. Continue reading PowerPot X 10-Watt Portable Generator

Mophie Powerstation XL

get rid of all those puny portable batteries and score yourself one of this big bad ass Mophie Powerstation XL that packs an insane 12,000 mAh under the hood and capable of pumping up two tablets with electrons to the brim, simultaneously and yes, it has two USB to do the job. of course, it can also be used to charge up virtually any USB-powered devices including your digital camera, eReader, smartphone and even USB-powered toothbrush. with 12,000 mAh on the tap, it really addresses power smartphone users concern about battery life while on the go, cos’ this grand daddy of juice packs can fully recharge your smartphone up to 8 times which should be enough to see through your usage for a couple of days, or even a week or so if you are not using your device much. that, my friend, sure sounds like the portable battery to bring for our next camp out in the wilderness. Continue reading Mophie Powerstation XL

R2-D2 USB Car Charger

add a little Star Wars spice to your car, or if you prefer, fantasize that your Prius is the X-Wing fighter with your trusty R2-D2 in tow with this cute R2-D2 USB Car Charger from ThinkGeek. either way, this R2-D2 won’t be beeping and blooping dangers to you or help in repairing your ride, but instead, plug it into the 12V cigarette lighter socket and it instantly becomes a useful charging station for up to tablets or smartphones or basically anything that charges via USB. well, that’s about what it does – letting 2.1A of power flows through its two USB ports. actually it does have other tricks up its dome; the dome rotates and lights up, and he (R2-D2 is a he, right?) whistles and beeps when your device starts to charge. however, you can also ‘force’ him to do that routine by activating the center button which switches on the power to the USB ports. Continue reading R2-D2 USB Car Charger

Hydrobee Water-powered USB Charger

we have seen a few interesting concepts of how to ride on what the nature has to offer, namely fire and heat, to charge your portable gadgets, such as the CampStove, the FlameStower, and of course, the usual solar chargers, and now Hydrobee joins the rank with an interesting proposal: using the power of running water to charge up a portable battery that could be used to charge virtually any USB-powered devices. this one is made for water adventurers, be it sailors, fishermen, or whoever who is expecting to be near the running water source out in the wilderness. this water-powered USB charger comprises of two parts: a generator-equipped turbine battery and a Hydrobee body with propeller to drive the former. Continue reading Hydrobee Water-powered USB Charger

UPP Portable Fuel Cell Power Pack

need to stay off-the-grid for an extended period of time, like say, for about a week? in this case you can either lug along dozens of portable battery chargers to keep your portable devices juiced, or you could go with the UPP Portable Fuel Cell Power Pack which promised to deliver at least one week of charge even to the most power-hungry smartphones. the device consists of two parts: the fuel cell and a replaceable fuel cartridge, combined into a sleek, stick-like portable package that will keep your USB-powered devices such as eReaders, tablets, smartphones, and digital cameras, topped up without the need for power outlets. the selling point here really is the promised of extended period of time, which is needless to say a dream come true for serious gadget users and the best part is, of course the non-reliance of wall outlet; keeping this portable power pack top up will be as easy as replacing its fuel cartridge. Continue reading UPP Portable Fuel Cell Power Pack

MOGA Power Smartphone Game Controllers

mobile gaming using touchscreen is not exactly the most ideal mode of control and that’s not mention how gaming tends to drain precious juice from your communication device. the solution? the MOGA Power Smartphone Game Controllers which comprises of two models: the MOGA Hero Power and the MOGA Pro Power. these new iterations of the game controller now comes with MOGA Boost Technology that charges your smartphone while you are gaming away, thereby enabling longer sessions of gaming, or at least, leaving you some juice for doing something else like making calls, texting and such. generally, the two models, MOGA Hero Power and MOGA Pro Power are pretty much the same except for the inbuilt rechargeable battery capacity difference and the physical size of the controller. Continue reading MOGA Power Smartphone Game Controllers

iQi Mobile Wireless Charging for iPhone

we were surprised that Apple has gone to length to introduce fingerprint security feature and not the current hyped wireless charging. if we were to choose between those two features, we’d go for wireless charging as a more ‘practical approach’. i mean, i have never, in my smartphone using career thus far, thought keying a few numbers is a hassle at all. fortunately, you can now equip your latest iPhone 5s, or any iOS device with Lightning connector, with wireless charging capability without bulking up the device and the accessory to do just that would be the iQi Mobile Wireless Charging for iPhone. i am sure most of you have read about third-party wireless charging accessories for iPhone, but the iQi Mobile stands out as one that is ridiculously thin, at 0.5mm to be specific, and plugs directly to your device’s Lightning port. Continue reading iQi Mobile Wireless Charging for iPhone

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