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Jun 18, 2013 11:25 AM ET // Nic Halverson
Inspired by mass power outages in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Street Charge stations will keep Big Apple batteries charged up. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2012 12:31 AM ET // Alice Truong
Everybody looks like a giant dork at a convention. They're carrying far too much gear -- laptops, smartphones, SLR cameras -- while chatting up vendors, exchanging business cards and scrambling to take notes. Inevitably, at a certain point of the day, you'll see these folks hovered around any free ...
Aug 18, 2011 11:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
Combine the old-fashioned gramophone with today's iPhone, and you have Ozaki iSuppli Gramo. The dock both charges your iPhone and amplifies sound with its analog gramophone-style speaker. Available in black, white and red for $69.99.
Aug 18, 2011 10:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
Next time you're at the airport and your phone is running low on battery, reconsider powering up at the charging station. Krebs on Security, a security blog, looked into a charging kiosk at DefCon, an annual hacker conference held in Las Vegas. The kiosk was built specifically to educate attendees ...
Jun 29, 2012 06:20 PM ET // Derek Markham
You're a junkie, admit it. A power junkie, that is. Most of us are these days, with all of the handy gadgets we've got. But the monkey on our back could be the thing that helps us keep it all together. When you're going off-grid on your adventures, and want to still be able to [...]
Aug 10, 2011 12:09 AM ET // Alice Truong
Battling iPhone cords are such a hassle sometimes. Not really. They're actually pretty short. But Bluelounge has come out with a sleek new way to charge your iPhone, sans cords. Enter the MiniDock, which, as it sounds, is a small dock capable of charging, plugging into the iPhone/iPod wall-socket c...
Sep 19, 2011 10:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
There's something about airports that make people cranky: getting frisked by TSA, overpriced food options, faraway terminals, delays and the dreaded layover. SLEEPBOX provides an oasis for weary travelers with its 3.75-square-meter booth, complete with bed and outlets. The design, originated in 200...
Oct 17, 2011 11:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
In a move that combines classic literature and iPhone dock, etsy member inbook created the Jane Eyre Book Charging Dock. Using a cloth-bound copy of Charlotte Bronte's book, this charger dock looks more like a staple of coffee tables than work desks. Whatever gets the job done without introducing m...
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