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SilverStone EP03 USB 3.0 Charging Hub with Display Review

Introduction USB hubs are nothing new and an essential tool for port multiplying which allows you to connect more devices to your system than you have ports available. This is particularly useful for mobile systems that…

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EV Wireless Charging Almost as Good as Plugging In

Wireless charging for electric vehicles has been an option to their owners for some time now, but the existing solutions are hardly efficient, with charging times far longer than the typical wired charger and there was…

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Preview Build Stops Windows 10 Mobile Charging

There are always risk with upgrading your software, even more so with software that is still in a testing phase. We’ve all been through the pain of updating your computer and having it stop working, now…

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Meem – The Charging Cable That Will Backup Your Phone for You

So honest answers only, when was the last time you backed up your computer? We are recommended to do this every week but so many of us leave it until we’ve already lost our computer to…

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Lexar Releases A Bunch of New Flash Products

Lexar released a bunch of new flash-based products and we naturally also want to update you on these. While HDDs are the go-to medium for NAS and SSDs for the PC systems, we shouldn’t forget about…

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Lithium-Ion Battery With Heat Control Created

Lithium-ion batteries are used in everything, from your phone to handheld gaming devices. They are the basis for most portable powered devices but by design, they are typically quite old. While they’ve received their upgrades over…

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Dell Demos Wireless Monitor With Phone Charging @ CES 2016

CES 2016: Monitor technology has progressed at an exponential rate and the future looks very promising with OLED, and Quantum Dot displays around the corner. However, one of the more unusual developments is a 23-inch 1920×1080 wireless…

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More iPhone 7 Details

Every year we see another selection of technology released, sometimes contain new technologies and sometimes old technologies are continued into the next selection of hardware released. One market that keeps moving forward is the mobile market…

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Tesla Supercharger Catches Fire

Tesla cars are well-known sites all around the world now with the Model S being known as a rather amazing piece of technology. The electric sports car contains a ludicrous mode which can accelerate 0-60 in…

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SilverStone Releases EP03 Hub with Fast Charging and Power Meter

USB hubs are by definition quite generic, but once in a while a hub comes along that is a little different from the last. We’ve seen USB hubs with LAN combined as well as those with…

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Razer Mamba 16,000 DPI Gaming Mouse Review

Introduction Razer, one of the biggest and most recognisable gaming brands on the market, are back once again with their latest version of the popular Mamba mouse. The Mamba comes equipped with a range of extreme…

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Solid State Batteries “Could” last a Lifetime

Among the many annoyances of a tech lovers life which includes, overheating, constant patching, hacking and dropped connections, there is the term battery or lack of considering your average smartphone is dead by the end of…

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New UK Road Charges Your Electric Car as it Drives

With the electric car market set to explode, the biggest worry for petrol engine drivers thinking of transitioning is ‘range anxiety’ – or, ‘how far can I get on a single battery charge?’ – since charging…

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Surface Charging Move Over – Wireless Charging Now Possible!

Wireless charging is a big selling point for a lot of devices. The ability to just place your phone or laptop down on a pad and charge without having to plug in your cable is an appealing…

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Patriot, Luxa2 and Antec USB Battery Head-to-Head Review

Introduction Smartphones, eBook readers, tablets, portable gaming devices and so much are vital to our daily lives. Ok perhaps not all the devices we use each day are vital, but they’re important to each user in…

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Google Wants to Turn Old Payphones Into Smart Pylons

Google has big plans, we all know that and maybe one day they’ll take over the world as some fear, but up until then they are doing a lot of cool things for all of us.…

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Emergency Smartphone Charging with USB Type-C

With the recent announcement of Android M at the Google I/O developers conference, it has been stated that smartphones running this operating system and that are equipped with USB Type-C (or USB-C that Apple has fondly…

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Harvest WiFi Signals to Charge Your Smartphone

The folks at Nikola Labs have been busy creating an amazing piece of kit. On the surface looks like any ordinary protective case, though it packs a punch, wirelessly charging your smartphone through the conversion of…

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uBeam Wireless Charging with a Difference

We all know wireless charging is a new fad, put your phone down on a specific mat, tea coaster or part of a lamp and you get your phone charged without having the hassle of plugging…

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Off Grid Solar Charging Implemented in San Francisco

With electric vehicles (EVs) starting to gain traction in the automotive world, ways of charging them when ‘out and about’ has been a small concern for some motorists. This has now been tackled head on by…

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The IKEA Wireless Charging Collection Hits Stores This Spring

IKEA is introducing a lineup of wireless charging furniture and accessories that are hitting stores in late spring. The collection includes lamps, end tables, single and triple charging pads, and an installable wireless charging pad. The…

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Tesla Model S Update Makes it ‘Basically Impossible’ to Run out of Charge

No this doesn’t mean a conventional fuel burning engine, solar panels, or even a support car with additional batteries. This is basically a hardware monitor and GPS update. The new update will more accurately monitor how much…

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Always Short an USB Port? Try Brando’s New 49-Port USB Charging Hub

Have you ever found yourself short of just one USB port to connect whatever device you’re just holding in your hand? Of course you have, and it makes no difference how many ports you have. This…

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Ikea Planning to Sell Wireless Charging Lamps and Tables

We live in an era where our smartphone and/or tablet battery is one of our top priority for the day. Often we forget to plug them into a charger while at home or at the office,…

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Waterproof Rubix Cube-Like System Runs Linux, Heads to Kickstarter

Is it a new shiny rubix cube? It could look like one, but in fact Cuberox is a Kickstarter project that includes 16×16 screens on a waterproof casing, having it powered by Linux and wireless charging.…

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Portable USB Wall Charger Roundup

Introduction Quite often you’ll find yourself traveling to another city, state or country and be met with the all-too-common sinking feeling when presented with your hotel room power point options – only one or two annoyingly…

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Charge Your Phone in 30 Seconds

Reuters reports about an Israeli company that claims to have developed a prototype that could charge a mobile phone in 30 seconds. “Using nano-technology to synthesize artificial molecules, Tel Aviv-based StoreDot says it has developed a…