Do you have an iPhone? You wanna know how you can get your friends to gift you an external battery pack? Support the ChargeBite’s fundraiser. The ChargeBite is a charger for 30-pin iOS devices, but it doesn’t have its own battery.
While most portable battery packs on the market are locked in a race for more and more capacity, Devotec Industries chose to design one that’s more portable than others. The company claims that its Fuel is the world’s smallest cellphone charger.
Aside from generating heat, most electronic devices also emit electromagnetic fields. A rapid prototyping enthusiast named Dennis Siegel though of a way to tap into those fields and store them as usable energy by way of AA batteries.
I think electric vehicles are interesting enough, but they have a lot of practical limitations that keep most drivers from considering them. Probably the biggest issues are driving range and the time it takes to charge the batteries.
Another week, another charger. But while most of the portable electron tanks we’ve featured are only for smartphones or tablets, the AbsolutePower from Kensington packs 100W, enough to charge a laptop.
If your phone dies in the woods, how do you charge it? Sure, you can bring a backup battery, but what if you’re out there for an extended period of time? You do have options of solar power, or maybe even wind power.