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  • What are portable power sources?
    What are portable power sources?
    Portable power sources can help preppers to jump start their car batteries when there are no other cars around to help with a jump start. Such a portable power source also is useful in powering 12 Volt DC and 110 volt AC appliances. This article...
  • Lepow PIE 3000mAh MFI Apple Certified Detachable External Battery
    Lepow PIE 3000mAh MFI Apple Certified Detachable External Battery
    The Lepow PIE 3000mAh external battery is a sturdy, two-piece outfit. Its design is state of the art. Is is well and even attractively-packaged and comes with a micro USB cable, a manual and a simple, yet elegant carrying case. The case is...
  • SunJack 14/20 Watt USB Solar Panels
    Gear Review: SunJack 14/20 Watt USB Solar Panels
    If you have ever gone on an extended adventure away from your USB wall and car chargers, then you know that your gadgets can quickly become useless dead weights once their batteries run out of juice. Sunjacks solar panel products seek to remedy...
  • Battery Saver for Android
    Improve Battery Life on Your Android Phone: Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 3, LG G3
    Smartphone makers are producing devices with faster processor and vibrant displays. While these features make our devices more efficient than previous models, they can take a toll on battery life.Mobile phone makers like Samsung have entered new...
  • Unu Ultrapak Go & Tour Portable Battery Packs
    Unu's Ultrapak Go & Tour Portable Battery Packs
    Smartphones have made huge improvements in people’s lives — but there is the darker side to contemplate. With so many depending on the use and information stored inside their phone, what can be done when the power runs down and this...
  • What supplies do all preppers need for disaster preparation?
    What supplies do all preppers need for disaster preparation?
    Although there is no limit to what supplies would be helpful to preppers and their family members during a disaster, there is an absolute minimum of supplies needed. This is true whether the prepper and his family members live in a city apartment,...
  • Smartphone don't make good sleeping partners
    Smartphone don't make good sleeping partners
    In today's mobile society you cellular phones have become a necessity. We carry them everywhere we go all day so that we don't miss calls, can tweet our friends and take pictures. When we get home our obsession with our cellular phones...
  • Unu's Unity Protective Battery Case for Samsung Galaxy S5
    Unu Unity Protective Battery Case for Samsung Galaxy S5
    There’s only one reason to get a battery case for a smartphone: to provide charging power when the phone’s battery goes belly up. But just as the Samsung Galaxy S5 breaks many of the expected attitudes for what makes a phone &ldquo...
  • Empty battery
    How to make your smartphone battery last all day
    Having a the latest and greatest smartphone is wonderful thing, simply because they can do so many things, but they also have a major downside, and that is poor battery life. While phones have become more powerful over the last few years, battery...
  • Woman sprays weed killer in girl's face: 7-year-old gets a face full of toxins
    Woman sprays weed killer in girl's face: 7-year-old gets a face full of toxins
    A California woman was arrested this week for spraying weed killer into the face of a seven year-old girl. Sixty-year-old Julie Rodenhuis, from Grover Beach, was arrested after she allegedly went on a weed-killing rampage with her noxious spray...
  • Nexus 5, Nexus 7 running Android L update
    Nexus 5, Nexus 7 Android L beta release demos battery monitor feature
    Google I/O 2014 offered a preview of the upcoming Android L series mobile operating system, slated for a fall release date. For the Google Nexus 5 phone and Nexus 7 (2013) tablet, an official Android L developer preview, beta release version SDK...
  • Intercontinental
    Energy storage research & development in Silicon Valley
    Investments in advanced energy storage initiatives worldwide have recently reached billions of dollars. Funding has been in furthering Research & Development (R&D) initiatives in this critical emerging market, which produced advancements...
  • 30 second smartphone charger on the horizon
    30 second smartphone charger on the horizon
    Sick of your smartphone dying in the middle of the day? Even sicker of waiting an hour or longer for it to charge? Israeli startup StoreDot is banking on it, and its reveal of its groundbreaking smartphone battery charger at the Think Next...
  • ArkPak Portable Power Pack
    Portable Power When You Need It: ArkPak Product Review
    Like many in the area, I’m an outdoors enthusiast who is always looking for new products for my adventures. One item I keep looking in to is portable power, but it’s a pain to decipher which type would work best for me. Should I mess...
  • Powerbag Backpack
    Tech Review: Powerbag Backpack
    Everyone needs a backpack at some point whether it’s simply to carry your things to work, storing your gear on short weekend getaways, or for other adventures. A constant problem on such trips is maintaining the battery of your smartphone,...