X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Third Rail iPhone Battery Case Charges Other Gadgets at No Extra Charge

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

A company called Third Rail Mobility has created the most practical iPhone battery and case combo I’ve ever seen. The company found a way to make their battery charge all other USB-compatible devices as well, which is great because the iPhone isn’t the only mobile device that runs on electricity.

third rail iphone 4 battery case

Third Rail Mobility did cheat a bit though, because unlike other battery cases the company’s case is separate from the battery itself. The case has a slot in the back where you slide in its 1250 mAh Lithium-ion battery. As I mentioned above, the battery itself can be used to recharge other gadgets via USB, thanks to its integrated microUSB port.

third rail iphone 4 battery case 2

This two-piece system has other advantages as well, not least of which is giving the user the option to have a slim protective case when the extra power from the battery is not needed. On the other hand, it also makes it easy to swap and use multiple batteries for more power. Also, even though the current case will only fit on the iPhone 4 & 4S, future updates to the iPhone won’t render the battery obsolete because Third Rail will make future cases compatible with new iPhones.

You can order the Third Rail Mobility battery case from the company’s website for $90 (USD). You can also order additional batteries for $60(USD) each. Or you know, Apple could just make their gadgets have swappable batteries.

[via Best Stuff]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Gets Trailer

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Gets Trailer

Final Trailer for Luc Besson’s Valerian

Final Trailer for Luc Besson’s Valerian

Warhol Invisible Sculpture Diorama

Warhol Invisible Sculpture Diorama

Logan Lucky (Trailer)

Logan Lucky (Trailer)

2018 Dodge Demon Looks Phenomenal in B5 Blue

2018 Dodge Demon Looks Phenomenal in B5 Blue

Rolls-Royce Sweptail Custom is a Throwback to the ’20s

Rolls-Royce Sweptail Custom is a Throwback to the ’20s