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Drivers commuting into Manhattan will soon have more options for charging up their Model S. Tesla plans to put charging units in two dozen garages around the borough through an upcoming partnership. The units will offer quicker 240-volt charging, besting the speeds of regular ol' household outlet....

August 13th 2015 at 8:28pm 0 Comments
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If you have an electric car, you're probably familiar with ChargePoint: it's the largest electric vehicle charging network out there. It has chargers all over the world, and a lot of them are free to use. Later this summer, you'll be able to install one of the chargers in your own garage -- but tha...

July 7th 2015 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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Mobile operators aren't often recognised for their benevolence, but EE caught everyone's attention when it started handing out free portable mobile chargers to customers. In fact, it received over a million requests in just four days, forcing it to "power pause" signups and tell people to try agai...

June 24th 2015 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Eventually, you might not have to find a charging station when you park your electric car downtown -- pedestrians could do the work instead. Pavegen has teamed up with Tesla to show off an experimental charger that tops up your EV through kinetic energy from footsteps. You'd need "several hundre...

June 23rd 2015 at 4:52pm 0 Comments
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​This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article below at TheWirecutter.com. After surveying more than 1,100 Wirecutter readers and using six iPads to test 18 top models, we can safely say that Anker's 36W 4-Port USB Wall Charger...

June 19th 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Isn't it annoying when some smartphones boast Quick Charge 2.0 but only come with a regular USB charger? Given the option, we'd rather spend the money on something more practical, like a multi-port USB charging station that supports Quick Charge. And yes, we managed to stumble upon one at Computex...

June 4th 2015 at 4:42am 0 Comments
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Mobile operators very rarely offer something for free, so when they do, you can expect that people will be quick to take advantage. That's exactly what's happened in the case of EE, which has seen over a million of its subscribers sign up for one of its free branded "Power Bars" in just four days....

April 20th 2015 at 10:17am 0 Comments
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Wish you could carry a power outlet with you to charge your electronic devices? Joystiq Deals has you covered with the ChargeAll Portable Power Outlet, a portable battery pack featuring USB and AC outlets. The ChargeAll Portable Power Outlet will supply power to your phone, laptop, or any other el...

January 23rd 2015 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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We lamented the iPhone 6's battery in our review, but the folks at ibattz have a solution for when Apple's handset loses juice when you need it most. The company says its ASAP Charger's 20-volt, two-amp power pack can fully charge an iPhone 6 within 15 minutes. Think about it this way: That's less...

January 5th 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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After surfacing on April Fools' Day, ThinkGeek made its gadget-charging Flux Capacitor into an actual product. Sporting all of the details of the full-sized power plant, this diminutive option leverages your car's cigarette lighter to juice up a pair of devices via two USB ports. Of course, those...

September 23rd 2014 at 12:49pm 0 Comments