In the past, portable charging devices running off a couple of AA batteries have been, for the most part, dodgy. You could pick them up in supermarkets for $10 and they wouldn’t have given you anywhere near enough power to switch your dead phone back on. Sanyo has brought the battery-powered charger into 2010 by… Continue reading Eneloop Adds Sophistication to Portable Chargers
No longer do you have to forget that confounded charging cable for your phone or MP3 player. flipSYNC goes where you go, well as long as you take your keys, because it folds up nicely to fit on your keychain. There are 2 flipSYNC models: a 3 connector model (model# USBMM) with 1 micro USB, 1… Continue reading Scosche’s flipSYNC is a charger/connector cable that fits on your keychain
We recently reviewed the iTech SolarCharger 906, and here’s another similar portable solar charger, the FreeLoader. Like the iTech, the FreeLoader can either be charged up via the Sun’s rays or from a more conventional power source. It has a 1000mAh Li-ion battery to hold its charger and comes with 11 adapater tips to supply… Continue reading FreeLoader Portable Solar Charger – Power Your Electronic Gadgets via the Sun
MSI continues to be a leader in the Netbook market, now with their MSI Wind U110 ECO. The #1 selling point is has to be its extensive battery life – this one claims over 14 hours! And all this is from a regular six cell battery. The Wind U110 runs on a 1.6GHz Intel Atom… Continue reading MSI Wind U110 Netbook has a 14-hour Battery Life
There are numerous portable battery backup solutions out there that come in various sizes, shapes and function. iTech makes one that falls into the ‘green’ category. How? By being rechargeable via solar energy. The SolarCharger 906 is a compact iPhone-sized (approx 4″ x 2.5″ x 0.6″) solar panel that holds 1,260mAh of power. You can… Continue reading Review: iTech SolarCharger 906 – portable solar charger
Do you have a portable video player? Do you find it a pain to hold it or to try to find something that’s just right to lean it against to watch a movie? Well, look no more. The MovieWedge is a triangular beanbag that can be used with practically any portable video/mp3 player and on… Continue reading MovieWedge – props up your portable video player
Want a GPS but want something even smaller? Then take a look at Ecco’s portable GPS fob that fits on your keychain. The Ecco can store 3 locations and find locations in seconds by pulling in info from 32 satellites within 60 secs. It uses rechargeable batteries and shows direction arrows and distance. Never get… Continue reading IDC Ecco Intelligent Digital Compass Personal Pocket GPS Locator
Microsoft have announced their latest addition to the portable mouse market – the Arc™ Mouse; a mouse which can fold away to 60% of its size to be carried and can be unfolded to make a comfortable pointing device for your laptop. The mouse utilizes laser technology for extra precision over optical, broadcasts over 2.4Ghz,… Continue reading Microsoft ‘Arc’ Mouse – Folding Portable Mouse
Rumours from Apple are common, but a few of them do seem to come true – perhaps this is one of them! I am a bit skeptical about Apple releasing the ‘iCar’ that I heard about last year though! However, the latest offering in the rumor scene is some sort of Apple Tablet (could it… Continue reading Latest Apple Rumour – iTablet?
A few months ago, we told you that Microsoft was shipping a new Zune, the HD, in Fall. Well that time is on us and it will be available Sep 15, but you can pre-order it now! There are 2 models: a 16GB for $219.99 and a 32GB for $289.99.