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Apple replacing third-party USB power adapters following safety concerns

Apple replacing third-party USB power adapters following safety concerns

By 6 August 2013

Apple has announced a new trade-in programme for counterfeit and third-party USB power adapters, following several reports of safety issues with knock-offs, including fires. Under the new programme beginning on 16 August, customers can take in their third-party... >>

Fuel Micro Charger is the world's smallest phone charger, fitting in your pocket

Fuel Micro Charger is the world's smallest phone charger, fitting in your pocket

By 28 March 2013

Devotec has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Fuel Micro Charger, an emergency phone charger that can power your phone for a brief-bit time until you get to a wall charger. We've all been in the situation where we need to complete one more phone... >>

AIRE Mask breathes new life into your iPhone

AIRE Mask breathes new life into your iPhone

By 7 March 2012

Apple fanboys are full of hot air aren't they? Well, that's lucky because they may soon be able to put it to good use - by charging their iPhones. That's the thinking of concept designer Joao Lammoglia who has come up with the Aire Mask. The idea is that... >>

DoCoMo Ultra-Rapid rechargeable battery powers up

DoCoMo Ultra-Rapid rechargeable battery powers up

By 5 October 2011

Japanese mobile giant DoCoMo is showing off its Ultra-Rapid battery solution over in Tokyo at the CEATEC expo, one that it states offers a charge time of just 10 minutes. The system works through a battery case, rather than directly to the phone's internal... >>

Orange Sound out eco Glastonbury phone charging

Orange Sound out eco Glastonbury phone charging

By 20 June 2011

If you see a chap walking around the fields of the Glastonbury festival this week with a weird looking pocket on the front of his t-shirt showing off his mobile phone, don't mock him for being a nerd - applaud him for his dedication to mother earth. For... >>

iDapt i4 brightens up your charging hassles

iDapt i4 brightens up your charging hassles

By 26 October 2010

The iDapt i4, the latest desktop charging station, in iDapt's armoury has been given a fresh range of new colour options, so you should have no problems matching it with your work station. In case you're unaware, the iDapt i4 is a multiple-charging station... >>

JCB batteries: The tough alternative to Duracell?

JCB batteries: The tough alternative to Duracell?

By 8 July 2010

A battery is a battery isn't it? Not according to JCB who is just about to launch a range of JCB batteries in September. The batteries, which Lee Crocker, PR man from the distributor Inspired Gifts and Toys, says is "on par with Duracell", will be available... >>

Powermat debuts new ways of charging

Powermat debuts new ways of charging

By 6 January 2010

Powermat has announced a range of new products at CES as it continues its march into offering consumers wireless power for their favourite gadgets. New to CES in Las Vegas is the promise of a battery technology that rather than offering you faster... >>

Exspect Drop 'N' Charge for Xbox 360
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Exspect Drop 'N' Charge for Xbox 360

By 29 September 2009

Wireless charging is one of the buzzwords around gadgets at the moment, promising to do away with the hassle of having to connect a wire to charge your device, or even worse, remove the battery and place it in a separate charger. With the Xbox 360 controllers... >>