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Review: Mio Lifesaver II emergency battery pack

- March 21st, 2014


At the risk of sounding repetitive, there’s no shortage of battery packs out there on the market. They come in all different shapes, sizes and capacities. However, one neat little package is the Lifesaver II emergency battery pack by Mio, which stands out amongst others with its minimalist design and fast charging capability.

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Voltmaker charges with the flick of your wrist

- June 26th, 2013


Let’s face it; we never seem to have enough juice left in our batteries when we really need it. And this becomes even more critical in emergency situations when you consider last year’s Hurricane Sandy, the tornados in Oklahoma and the recent flooding in Calgary and Southern Alberta, where one never knows if or when electricity would be available to recharge our batteries.

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Review: Third Rail System for iPhone 4 and 4S

- May 28th, 2012


It seems that no matter how much planning we do to keep our gadgets charged we could always use a little extra juice, especially our iPhones, where apps are plentiful. Of course, the challenge is always the bulk of carrying around extra batteries, chargers adapters etc., so Third Rail Mobility, has come up with a 3-in-1 solution to help keep your iPhone 4 or 4s and all your other gadgets charged without adding too much overhead to your pocket or purse.

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Apple iOS 5.0.1 update gets mixed welcome

- November 14th, 2011


Apple has recently unveiled its first update to Apple iOS 5 since it rolled out the game changing new iOS a little over a month ago. The software update, version 5.0.1, contains a series of improvements and other bug fixes including:

-  Bugs affecting battery life,

-  Bugs affecting Documents in the Cloud,

-  Improved voice recognition for users using dictation (Australia only),

-  Adding multitasking gestures for iPad (original model).

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