How Much Does it Cost to Charge the iPhone 6?

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With the iPhone 6 now out in full force, many users are curious what kind of battery life they’ll get with the new device. However, users seem to ignore the most important factor when it comes to charging their iPhone 6′s battery: Cost. As you may know, electricity isn’t free, and it’s costing you every […]

How to Charge the iPhone 6 Faster

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All iPhone 6 models come with the normal 5W 1A wall charger, but it turns out you can charge your iPhone 6 faster than the 5W charger could, and it’s thanks to support for Apple’s 10W 2.1A iPad chargers. In the past, you could technically charge your iPhone 5s or iPhone 5 using the larger […]

Your iPhone Won’t Run out of Power with These 12 Awesome Gadgets

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While on the go, one thing can take down even the most experienced iPhone 5 or iPhone 5s users, a drained battery. We looked around for some great tools to charge your iPhone. We’ve got devices that will keep users going with some extra juice or an easy method of recharging even when it’s not […]

Universal Charger for Laptops Could Do for PCs What Micro USB Did for Phones

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The International Electrotechnical Commission, or IEC, has published specs for what could become a universal standard for a laptop charger if the PC industry adopts it. The outlined charging standard would work for a variety of different notebooks and could be interoperable between different makes or models of laptops, Ultrabooks, convertible PCs, and various form […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Seidio Accessories to Protect and Charge

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Seidio made one of our favorite Samsung Galaxy S3 cases. Now they’ve announced cases and charging tools for the Samsung Galaxy S4. These Samsung Galaxy S4 Seidio Accessories are already on sale, and users can pick them up online. In addition to the accessories, keeping the screen of a smartphone free of scratches gets easier […]

Future iPhone Could Charge in Seconds

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A technological breakthrough could charge a future iPhone in seconds, yes seconds. The new technology uses graphene, which is made from the same graphite found in a pencil, to deliver supercapacitors that can enable super fast charging. According to researchers, the new technology could replace batteries with super capacitors. These super capacitors could charge an […]

Essential iPhone Apps and Accessories for Power Outages and Storms

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Summertime is storm time here in the midwest and along the east coast. This past weekend storms knocked out the power for several of our writers and editors. Like nearly half a million other Ohio residents Troy Frommer and myself are without power. Unlike many power outages that last hours, it’s possible that we are […]

Kanex Syndee iOS Recharge Station Charges up to 4 iPads at Once

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The Kanex Syndee iOS Recharge Station may be the device for you if your family fights over a single iPhone/iPad charging cable. The Kanex Syndee is designed to charge up to four iPads, iPods or iPhones simultaneously. Needing to charge so many iOS devices might sound like the ultimate first world problem, but many households […]

PowerBag Puts a Battery in Your Backpack

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Running out of power is a real problem for 4G LTE smartphone users and tablet owners, which is why I was excited to take a closer look at some of these powerful bags during CES 2012. Instead of relying on battery packs that are too often left at home, the PowerBag approach puts the battery […]

Motorola Teases Wireless Power Charging Pre-CES

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We’re not quite sure what Motorola has going on for CES just yet, but the company has just released a charger that sheds a single tear. Hopefully that means that Moto’s phones can be powered longer while away from your nearest wall outlet. You can check out the teaser video below: Previous speculations have it […]

PowerBag Charges Your Phones and Tablets on the Go

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Are you constantly running out of power on your smartphones, tablets and eReaders? If you have a 4G LTE smartphone you definitely answered yes. Even if you have an older device, if you are a heavy user, you probably run out of power more often than you’d like. While you could get a special case […]

New Yorkers Now Have 50 New Places To Charge Phones

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Ever been out after work and discovered that your mobile phone battery is about to die? Usually right when you’re trying to save some cute guy’s number or call your girls to tell them you’ve made a Justin Bieber sighting. Well now New Yorkers won’t have to worry about low battery life while they’re enjoying […]

Apple Replaced My Broken iPad Out of the Kindness of Their Heart

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While on a trip this weekend my iPad 2 Dock Connector stopped functioning. iTunes showed nothing when I connected it to my Mac and it would not charge, either. So I went to my closest Apple store in Greensboro, NC assuming I would get taken advantage of by the Geniuses, as my only other trip […]

HTC Thunderbolt Charging Port in Wrong Place for Video Use

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My family and I are on our summer road trip across the Southeastern US and my HTC Thunderbolt has been a wonderful companion but has one major problem – charging it while watching video in portrait mode with the phone propped up by the built-in kickstand is awkward due to poor placement of the charging […]

LG Revolution Gets Fulton Qi Inductive Wireless Charging Back Cover

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At Mobile World Congress, Fulton was showing off its inductive wireless charging solution, which will be inter-operable with other devices thanks to its reliance on the Qi wireless charging standard introduced by the Wireless Power Consortium. Handset makers such as Motorola, LG, and HTC have all signed on, so if you have a Motorola phone […]

Why Universal is the Best Thing to Hit Mobile, and Where It Needs To Go

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Friday, in a small hospital in Northwest Ohio something amazing happened. It’s not a new treatment for some illness, but it is something that just 2 years ago would have been impossible — I grabbed the charger for my Motorola Droid to charge up my mom’s LG feature phone. Rather than use the proprietary connectors […]