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BikeCHARGE Power Pack main
BikeCHARGE Power Pack main

Bike2Power BikeCHARGE Rechargeable Power Pack Review

C
ell phones and bicycles started out as enemies -- what old-school cyclist doesn't remember the first time their phone rang in a pocket and they had to stop to answer it? So okay, a pair of w...
 
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Tethercell beside Phone with app
Tethercell beside Phone with app
Tethercell beside Phone with app

Tethercell Makes Any Battery-Operated Device Smartphone Controllable

There are a lot of battery operated devices in our lives, and most of them die at the worst possible moment. But now, if there's something you own powered by AA batteries, you've got an option that gives you more control. Meet ...

 
 
Smartphones
 
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Ventev Powercase-9939
Ventev Powercase-9939

Ventev Powercase 2000 Review

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ntil a few months ago battery cases for the iPhone 5 were a hard thing to find. The upgraded Lightning connector the soon-to-be old Apple smartphone threw manufacturers off and after many mo...
 
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battery cases
battery cases

7 Battery Cases That Will Keep Your Samsung Galaxy S4 or HTC One Juiced Up For Extended Use (list)

Let's face it, the way we use our phones, getting extra juice is needed to extend the life of your smartphone. For those who have the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4, here is a list of battery cases that will not only protect it ...

 
Cars
 
Tesla Battery Swapping
Tesla Battery Swapping
Tesla Battery Swapping

Tesla Battery Swapping Tech to be Shown Off Tonight, Musk Tweets a Pic that Indicates Faster Than a Pump

Tonight, Tesla is set to show off their battery swapping tech that will hopefully become available to Tesla S owners sometime this year. The details are still pretty scant at this point, but Elon Musk, Tesla's founder, has post...
 
 
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Powerskin iPhone 5

Powerskin Battery Case for iPhone 5 Review

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ases for the Phone 5 abound, but when a battery recharging system is built in, the field narrows considerably. There’s often a trade-off between protection and convenience, feature accessibi...
 
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illinois-microstructure-batteries
illinois-microstructure-batteries

University of Illinois Develops a Battery That Holds 2,000 Times More Power & Charges 1,000 Times Faster

While processing power has jumped leap and bounds on the proverbial evolutionary scale, battery tech to a large degree has remained stagnant.  Hence why the smartphones of today need a daily charge, where as the phones of 5+ ye...
 
Outdoor Product Reviews
 
POWER UP Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit main
POWER UP Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit main
POWER UP Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit main

Taylor Toys POWER UP Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit Review

There are things you do because you must -- like pay the electric bill and buy car insurance. But the things you do because you can are much cooler -- like adding an electric motor to a paper airplane. Hence the reason for Tayl...

 
Battery
 
Lithium Ion
Lithium Ion
Lithium Ion

New Innovation in Lithium Ion Battery Could Triple Capacity

Movies and books often paint a very grim outlook of the future where everything of necessity is in perilously short supply. The TV show Revolution by JJ Abrams asks the questions what would we do if someone just spontaneously c...
 
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iPhone 5
iPhone 5
iPhone 5

10 of the Best iPhone 5 Battery Cases (list)

A common complaint among iPhone users is the rate at which the battery drains. Regardless of whether it's poor design by Apple to not include a larger, more powerful battery, or simply a result of increased usage of an amazing ...

 
Cases
 
Timbuk2 Power Messenger
Timbuk2 Power Messenger
Timbuk2 Power Messenger

Timbuk2 Commute Messenger and Power Q Bags Provide Juice on the Go, On Sale Now for $199

Most phones, hard at work, would be hard pressed to go a full day on a single charge.  The resolve?  Carry an external battery pack on your person at all times.  And that pretty much explains Timbuk2's newest bags, the Power Co...
 
Accessory Reviews
 
ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL battery button side
ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL battery button side
ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL battery button side

Accessory Power ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL Review

I’m a big fan of hiking and once I moved to California from the East Coast, I ramped up the amount of time my feet and the ground visited each other. My basic accoutrements through the years haven’t changed, but as camping out ...