Elgato Makes Smart Charger for Your SmartPhone

Posted in Chargers by Darrin Olson on September 2nd, 2014

Elgato Smart Power ChargerElgato has released a smart charger to go along with your smart phone with the Smart Power portable charger. This portable charger will connect to your iPhone via Bluetooth and an iOS app and provide information on the portable charger’s status whereabouts.

The actually charging still happens through a USB cord and the Smart Power holds enough juice to charge or iPhone 3 times. It can also charge other mobile devices with a USB connection. What sets this product apart is that it lets you know how much battery is left in it through the iOS app interface and will give you a reminder to plug it in and charge it up before you go places. Given access, the app can also be integrated with your calendar to identify busy days that you would be reminded to bring the portable charger along.

Jackery Mini Portable Charger for $20 Today

Posted in Portable Chargers by Darrin Olson on July 7th, 2014

Jackery Mini Portable ChargerJackery, maker of portable chargers, has their Jackery Mini on sale on Amazon priced well under the norm and less than competitors for the same type of device.

The Mini is a small device at just a few ounces and just under 4 inches long and an inch thick. It contains a 3200mAh rechargeable batter with a 1A output that will hold it’s charge for when you need it up to 6 months. It works with just about any device that will connect via USB and will give 10 hours of talk or an equivalent of one full charge to your iPhone. It also has a nice LED light indicator to show the level available.