The JunoJumpr is deemed the most portable jump starter around. While not bigger than a regular smartphone, the Jumpr employs a lithium polymerbattery pack (rather than lithium ion, as most extended battery charges do) which holds 6,000mAh of power and delivers a peak output of 12V at 300 amps, just enough to boost most car batteries around! Of course, while not jump starting cars, you can always use the Jumpr to charge your iPhone, tablet or any other power-hungry gadget. Cool, isn’t it?
Remember how Luke used to have R2-D2 on board of his X-Wing and followed his trusted guidance to destroy the Death Star? Now it’s time you get your own R2-D2 on board of your car and let him … charge your gadgets!
The R2-D2 Car Charger is officially-licensed Star Wars merchandise, sports 2 USB ports which output 2.1 Amps each (that’s enough power to charge 2 smartphones, GPS units or tablets simultaneously) and, above all, it features a rotating dome that lights up, whistles and beeps in pure R2-D2 style!
In the past weeks we spoke a lot about extended battery packs like the PowerFlask and the Trent NT120T. But, if you do not want to carry the extra weight of a battery extension and you spend a lot of time in your car, there are other solutions that can help you power your gadgets while on the go.
The PowerCup is one of them. Basically, you place the PowerCup in your vehicle’s cup holder, you hook it up to your car’s power outlet (cigarette lighter plug) and you you start charging your gadgets. The PowerCup will charge laptops, tablets, smartphones, DVD players, portable game system, MP3 players and just about anything that requires electrical power to run. The PowerCup provides 200-Watt continuous and 400-Watt peak power via its two 120-Volt AC outlets and 500mA of power to it’s USB charging port.
Taking in account the practical cup shape of this car charger and the low price of $39.99, the PowerCup is a reasonable power source to keep handy in your car for impromptu gadget power failures.
The 4-in-1 Power Charger is a little smartphone charger that comes in handy in almost any situation.
It’s biggest advantage is that in incorporates 4 charging sources for your preferred gadget: wall plug, car 12V socket, a USB port and, if you’re really desperate, a 9V battery.
The power charger features retractable cables (so no worry about carrying long tangled cables in your bag) and it comes with a set of plug adapters which make it compatible with iPhone, iPad, Blackberry,Android powered devices and almost any other gadget that uses Mini/Micro USB plugs.
This 4-in-1 charger seems the perfect choice for someone that needs multiple power sources into one very portable unit.
Smartphones and tablets burn a lot of battery power due to their big screens and their constant connectivity to the network. Most of us have chargers and USB cables all over the place – at home, at the office, in the car … etc.
Car chargers haven’t evolved a lot since we started using them 10 years ago. Apart of increasing the charging power, the auto charger manufacturers kept them the same. If you use a dedicated car charger the old pig-tail cable looks nasty and it never stays where you wanted it to stay. On the contrary, if you use a USB plug (the ones that hooks up into the lighter source and it only outputs power to USBs – you must have noticed that most USB cord are stiff – so placing the cord in the position you want it’s a big hassle.
The guys over at Tylt came to a proposition to solve the above issues – The USB Band Car Charger. As the name suggests the cable has the shape of a band which is fully non-tangle and easy to manage.
Some of the Band Charger‘s features:
Has an iPhone 30 pin plug on one end – so it’s compatible with any iPhone model until the iPhone 5; and any iPad (less iPad 4)
Also features a plain USB plug for a second device
Output Voltage: 5V
Output Current: 2.1 Amp
Cable Length: 2 feet (that’s about 60 cm)
Cable Thickness: 1/10 of an inch (that’s about 3mm)
How do you manage your car charger cords? What advantages you see with this new type of cord? Let me know in the comments.