Waited too long to do your holiday shopping? Rest easy, as we have the perfect last minute gift for the guy or gal with all the gadgets. BentoStack Charge is a wireless charging station that eliminates the need for messy tangles of wires.
Ya know, I like BB-8, but nobody will ever replace R2-D2 as the coolest droid in the Star Wars universe. You can never have enough R2. Just like you can never have enough power. This device gives you both in one handy home gadget.
Check out Tesla’s prototype for an articulating metal snake that can charge a car. Basically it slowly bends down, finds the port and stabs into it as it injecting the car with alien parasites and venom, like an alien snake bite.
So you’re doing your groceries or are out for a run, when you suddenly get a call – and then your phone dies because it’s out of power. What’s a desperate person supposed to do at that point, especially when the call is an important one?
The biggest irritation for many people who moved from an older version of the iPhone to the new iPhone 5 was the smaller Lightning port. This meant that without an expensive and wonky adapter, your existing alarm clock dock and other plug-in accessories wouldn’t work with it.
It’s all about power when you’re on the go. Depending on your usage, it doesn’t take long for the battery of your tablet or smartphone to run out. It’s happened to everyone, stranded with no way to juice up your gear.
Even though I’m not a fan of current wireless charging technology, I’m still impressed by YouTuber tanv28, who modified his iPhone 4S to support wireless charging. Pair this with the wireless syncing feature in iOS 5 and you can ditch your charge and sync cables.
With all of the gadgets people are carrying around these days, it makes sense to keep some cables with you, just in case you need to connect some of them together. This new kit from Incase looks pretty sweet, and the fact that the cables come color-coded makes them even easier to find in the provided handy case.
Finally, a charging cable for the obsessive compulsive people who keep on checking to see if their gadget’s charging or fully charged. Dexim’s Visible USB cables are embedded with electroluminescent material, so the whole thing lights up Tron-style while your device juices up.
This new charging station from Mophie for your iPad is pretty slick since it allows you to rotate your iPad up to 180 degrees. It’s called the Powerstand for iPad and it looks like a pretty cool stand.
Nao, that lovable robot that has entertained us by dancing and doing all kinds of other awesome tricks, now has another capability. Aldebaran Robotics has created, the makers of Nao, have created a sort of home base for the robot, where it can chill, charge up or just relax after a long day of entertaining humans.
Eton has plenty of solar-powered devices and green solutions in their product lineup, but the Mobius case for the iPhone 4 allows you charge up your phone by using the sun, without having to carry around an external charger.