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Bracketron robust SmartLantern charges and lights

- May 21st, 2014

There are a number of high capacity external battery charging packs on the market that are ideal for a camping trip or emergency preparedness kit.  If you’re looking for a robust solution that also helps you light the way, then it might be worth giving the SmartLantern by Bracketron a look.

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Bluetooth Smart Bulb shines the light you want

- January 4th, 2014

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Just as we try to rid the world of inefficient incandescent light bulbs in favour of the newer compact fluorescent type, a new kid emerges on the block, the smart bulb, or more accurately an app-enabled Bluetooth Smart bulb. It’s designed to use five times less power and last 30 times longer than your traditional incandescent bulb. In addition to being controlled by a switch, for an incredible light show experience, there’s an app for that.

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Win a Powerocks Super Magicstick portable power bank

- October 21st, 2013

 Super Magicstick

It’s nice to have a little extra juice for your phone without having to carry around an extra battery or a bulky charger specifically for one model. Enter Powerocks Super Magicstick. It’s a cylindrical shaped power bank that resembles either a lipstick case or maybe a small cigar, depending on the way you look at it, which can charge most smartphones at least once and maybe even twice.

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PowerDock 5 charges five devices in one fell swoop

- July 17th, 2013

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Having a dedicated charger for your devices might be a good thing, but when you have five of them, like iPads, iPods and iPhones, it might be a challenge to have them all plugged nice and neat in a compact space. So Griffin has come up with a new charger that will charge up to five power hungry devices that fit in a compact space.

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Twist & Charge adds USB charging to any AC outlet

- July 3rd, 2013

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When I first heard the name, the first thing that came to mind, was the chilling voice of the late John Lennon cranking out the words to Twist and Shout, The Beatles cover version, recorded over half a century ago in 1963.  As clever as the name Twist & Charge USB Charger is, equally as clever is what this gadget actually does.

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