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Which mobile battery charger is best for you?

Which mobile battery charger is best for you?

By 2 July 2014

As smartphone screens grow ever larger and higher in resolution battery suffers. 4G is also an enemy of battery life and that's only getting faster. So without any battery breakthroughs coming anytime soon you're going to need a mobile charger to help... >>

Finally a tiny laptop charger, the Dart will even juice-up your phone at the same time

Finally a tiny laptop charger, the Dart will even juice-up your phone at the same time

By 16 April 2014

Laptop chargers haven't changed in many years, remaining bulky and heavy. The Dart charger is here to change that thanks to a group of MIT graduates. Dart is a compact charger that will power a 65 watt laptop and even has a USB port to charge a mobile... >>

EE Festival Power Bar system lets Glastonbury goers swap out packs to keep mobiles charged up

EE Festival Power Bar system lets Glastonbury goers swap out packs to keep mobiles charged up

By 15 April 2014

Gone are the days of queuing for a charging station at the Glastonbury festival as EE introduces its Festival Power Bar system. The Festival Power Bar can be bought by festivalgoers as a mobile charger, then when it runs out a new fully charged one can... >>

Darth Vader Lightsaber USB charger makes the force strong with your phone

Darth Vader Lightsaber USB charger makes the force strong with your phone

By 16 January 2014

As the merchandise-powered money-making machine known as Disney gets fired up for another Star Wars movie we suspect this lightsaber charger is just the beginning for official products. But what a great way to start. If this were any more like Darth Vader's... >>

World’s first mobile hydrogen fuel cell charger, Upp, unveiled

World’s first mobile hydrogen fuel cell charger, Upp, unveiled

By 12 November 2013

Hydrogen fuel cells could be the future of power. They use hyrdogen mixed with oxygen to produce energy with a by-product of water. In the case of Intelligent Energy’s Upp it uses a replaceable hydrogen cell to charge mobiles, smartphones, tablets or... >>

The CrossLink is the last charge cable you'll ever need: Lightning, 30-Pin, Micro USB

The CrossLink is the last charge cable you'll ever need: Lightning, 30-Pin, Micro USB

By 16 September 2013

If you're like us, you'll often find yourself fumbling for different charging cords for all of your different handsets. It's a pain, and we wish every manufacturer would stick to the same standard (we're looking at you, Apple). Luckily, id America has... >>

Jackery launches 'world's thinnest' battery charger, can charge iPhone up to three times

Jackery launches 'world's thinnest' battery charger, can charge iPhone up to three times

By 13 August 2013

The slate of chargers and rechargeable battery products grows just as fast as the case industry itself, though the latest one has caught our eye. Rechargeable battery maker Jackery on Wednesday announced the release of the Jackery Air, which it claims... >>

Nexus 4 wireless charging orb now available on Google Play

Nexus 4 wireless charging orb now available on Google Play

By 11 February 2013

When the Nexus 4 was released last October, Google also announced the handset's rad wireless charger to accompany it. Three months later, the folks in Mountain View have finally pushed the charging orb to the market.  Available now on the US Google Play... >>

O2 and HTC sell four-in-every-five HTC One X+s charger free, in deliberate ploy to be more green

O2 and HTC sell four-in-every-five HTC One X+s charger free, in deliberate ploy to be more green

By 18 January 2013

With the launch of the One X+, O2 and HTC tried a new approach of taking the charger out of the box and including only a USB-cable to promote environmental savings. Now both companies are back with word that the pilot programme was a success and that... >>

O2 and HTC to sell phone without a charger, in deliberate ploy to be more green

O2 and HTC to sell phone without a charger, in deliberate ploy to be more green

By 26 September 2012

O2 and HTC will begin selling a new, as yet unannounced, phone before the end of the year without a charger in the box as part of a pilot scheme to reduce the number of “wasted” chargers in circulation. According to O2, 70 per cent of customers who... >>