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Anker’s new battery can charge your phone, Tesla Model S, or phased plasma rifle in the 40-watt range

Anker’s new battery can charge your phone, Tesla Model S, or phased plasma rifle in the 40-watt range If you own a modern smartphone, chances are you’ve run short of battery power at least occasionally and had to scrabble for an outlet at an inconvenient time.The practical use cases for the Anker, zombie apocalypse jokes notwithstanding, are situations where you need significant portable power for limited periods of time.

Save on the 10' Model of Anker's Super Durable PowerLine+ Lightning Cable

Save on the 10' Model of Anker's Super Durable PowerLine+ Lightning Cable Anker’s kevlar-wrapped PowerLine Lightning cables are some of the most popular we’ve ever posted, and the 10' model of the even more durable PowerLine+ is marked down to $15 today on Amazon in red, a dollar away from the all-time low.Obviously, this isn’t a cable you’ll want to travel everywhere with, but if you want to be able to charge your phone or tablet while sitting on the couch, or if your nightstand is far away from the nearest outlet, an extra-long cable is exactly what you need.

Charge your phone faster with this Senro Fast Charging Stand, now 58 percent off

Charge your phone faster with this Senro Fast Charging Stand, now 58 percent off Never wait hours for a full charge again when you invest in a quick charging device.Instead, look for ones that have been thoroughly reviewed and tested to withstand excess power transfer and heat such as this Seneo Fast Charger 2 Coils QI Wireless Charging Stand, currently discounted 58 percent on Amazon.

Add an LED notification strip to your Moto Z with the Moto Mod on Indiegogo

Add an LED notification strip to your Moto Z with the Moto Mod on Indiegogo If you are a Moto Z owner, you may be in luck — the latest Moto Mod to hit Indiegogo adds a strip of LED lighting around the edge of the Moto Z that pulses to tell you exactly what kinds of notifications you’re getting.Using the Moto Mod, which is called Edge, you will be able to set the color you want for each notification type — so, for example, you can set Gmail to have red notifications, games to have green notifications, and so on.

Lenovo challenged developers to create new Moto Mods — here is what they built

Lenovo challenged developers to create new Moto Mods — here is what they built The Lenovo Moto Mod concept is perhaps the most popular modular smartphone concept to date and for good reason — Moto Mods are easy to use, powerful, and can add a whole lot more functionality to your device.We already reported on the Edge mod that added notification lights and an external battery to your device.

Apple’s latest partnership supports the iPhone 8 wireless charging rumor

Apple’s latest partnership supports the iPhone 8 wireless charging rumor A representative from the Cupertino, California, company told Business Insider it joined last week.A number of hardware providers have been linked to Apple’s implementation of the long-awaited feature in the iPhone 8, but in recent weeks the conversation has shifted from whether the company will introduce wireless charging to how.

Verizon rolls out unlimited data plan to keep up with competition

Verizon rolls out unlimited data plan to keep up with competition That’s right, the “unlimited” plan is back.The last time it let the data flow freely was seven years ago, but with competing carriers now offering unlimited data plans in some form or another, it looks like Verizon didn’t want to be left out in the cold.

A Columbia University startup wants to take wireless charging mainstream

A Columbia University startup wants to take wireless charging mainstream Given the acute lack of such chargers on the market, you would be forgiven for dismissing true wireless charging as a pipe dream.The MotherBox and smaller MotherBox, the MotherBox mini, have ranges of up to 20 feet and 10 feet.

9 tips and tricks to optimize your Airpod experience

9 tips and tricks to optimize your Airpod experience You’ve decided against bulkier on-ear and over-ear headphone options and opted to buy the company’s first-ever fully wireless earbuds.More: Simple and reliable, Apple’s Airpods are the best fully-wireless earbuds That’s where we come in.

This Disney-designed room will start charging your phone as soon as you enter

This Disney-designed room will start charging your phone as soon as you enter The main hitch, however, is that the actual room in which the technology is housed is currently an integral part of the design.The setup also uses a signal generator, a power amplifier, and a drive coil that couples power to the room.

Disney's new research could make wireless charging as easy as downloading your email

Disney's new research could make wireless charging as easy as downloading your email What we want is to walk into a room and have our iPhone 8 start charging automatically.In a very dense paper published last week in the journal PLOS One, Disney researchers Matthew Chabalko, Mohsen Shahmohammadi and Alanson Sample describe the development of “Volumetric wireless power for livable spaces.

Apple reportedly has five groups working on wireless charging technology

Apple reportedly has five groups working on wireless charging technology If you purchased an Android smartphone in the past two years, chances are it supports wireless charging.According to Reuters, the iPhone maker has as many as five different groups within the company working on wireless charging technologies.

Wireless charging will replace your fridge with self-cooling Tupperware

Wireless charging will replace your fridge with self-cooling Tupperware Ikea introduced wireless charging furniture a few years ago — a lamp and pad that could charge your phone without wires, though in some cases you needed a special case to make the Qi technology work.For several years now, there’s been buzz about wireless charging that doesn’t require you leaving devices on a special mat or nightstand, however.

Zero to 100 in 20 minutes: Meizu’s new tech supercharges your smartphone battery

Zero to 100 in 20 minutes: Meizu’s new tech supercharges your smartphone battery Chinese smartphone maker Meizu made a lot of people stand around in a busy hall at Mobile World Congress and watch a battery charge from zero to 100 percent.Except this was Meizu’s new Super mCharge technology, and the cell went from zero to 100 in just 20 minutes.

17 great wireless chargers to free yourself from cables

17 great wireless chargers to free yourself from cables Yes AC Adapter included?No Satechi Wireless Charging Pad ($25) If you’re looking for an alternative to Samsung’s official wireless charging pad that supports faster charging for the newer members of the Galaxy family, including the S7 and S7 Edge, then this could be it.

Sony patent could let you wirelessly charge your phone from another device

Sony patent could let you wirelessly charge your phone from another device If Sony gets its way, however, keeping all charged up could be a little bit easier.The company has applied for a patent that will allow you to wirelessly charge your phone straight from someone else’s phone.

Charge all your devices without all those wires with the Magfast Family

Charge all your devices without all those wires with the Magfast Family The Magfast Family comes with six chargers, covering every charging situation, and promises easy and quick charging for all your mobile devices.All of Magfast’s power banks come with a self-storing and replaceable built-in cable, traditional USB-A and new USB-C outlets, as well as wireless charging.