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Mobile

These are the best portable chargers for quickly juicing your device

Battery life still tops the polls when it comes to smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Here are our picks of the best portable chargers.
Mobile

The 18 most stylish iPhone docks and charging stands for your device

The right iPhone dock does more than just hold your phone. If you’re looking for the perfect dock for your bedroom, or one to sit discretely on your office desk, there’s a good chance you’ll find it here.
Emerging Tech

Bright idea: Keep your gadgets juiced up with these stellar solar chargers

Looking for a gizmo that can help you charge your phone while on the go? Here, we've outlined the best solar chargers on the market, whether you're looking to charge your phone once, twice, or three times over.
Cars

Want the best car charger? Hit the road, Jack, with one of our favorites

Everyone knows the market is flooded with chargers, but few of them are great. Here's the best car charger, and some of our other favorites, whether you use an Apple or Android device.
Mobile

Single-use Powrtabs phone chargers are recyclable and fit in your pocket

Powrtabs provide a small boost to your smartphone battery, and we tried them out.These single-use smartphone chargers could be just the backup you need to avoid running out of power when you’re out and about.
Mobile

Buy your iPhone charger straight from Apple, warns a new safety study

Tests carried out on 400 fake Apple chargers have shown nearly all of them to be unsafe. The safety body that carried out the tests said 99 percent of the devices lacked sufficient insulating material to protect against electric shocks.
Mobile

Fight the power! We find out which smartphone charges the fastest

We all have to charge the battery in our smartphones, but we don't want to wait forever while it's happening. That's where fast-charging technology comes in, but the question is, which phone charges the fastest? We find out.
Mobile

Should you leave your smartphone plugged into the charger overnight? We asked an expert

Are you damaging your phone's battery by leaving it plugged into the charger all night? Are you wasting power? Is it safe, or advisable, to charge your smartphone this way? The answers you seek are here.
Emerging Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of January 25, 2015

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Smart Home

New Timbuk2 bags integrate internal chargers

Ensure your gadgets are always charged with the new Timbuk2 bags which feature built-in internal chargers.
Apple

The portable iPhone MetalDock hits all the right angles — literally

Make anywhere you go feel a little more like home with this portable Bracketron MetalDock iPhone station that charges your phone while it doubles as a tabletop clock.
Computing

Ask DT: Our answers to this week’s reader questions

This week, we're answering reader questions about how to manage the new Facebook, what mobile OS is a developer's best bet, and how not to get tricked by technology overseas.
Mobile

EU adopts microUSB cell phone charger standard

The European Union has put the finishing touches on an agreement between major phone makers to use microUSB as a universal charging system.
Emerging Tech

Scosche solBat II Offers Solar Charging via USB

Scosche's solBat II charger combines a lithium ion battery with a solar panel so it can charge devices as fast as a wall wart...and then replenish itself in the sun.
Apple

XtremeMac Powers Up CES with New Charger Collection for iPhone and iPod

XtremeMac announced its new line of at-home or on-the-go chargers for the iPhone and iPod.
Computing

QuickerTek Apple Juicz Charges MacBooks Using Solar Power

QuickerTek's new 27 and 55-watt Apple Juicz solar chargers will fill up the batteries in Apple MacBooks while away from wall power...as long as you have sun and time.
Mobile

ITU Approves Universal Phone Charger

The International Telecommunications Union has approved a one-size-fits-all design for phone charge, which ought to make charging phones simpler...and cut back on waste.