Charging USB Devices With AA Batteries

Charging USB Devices With AA Batteries

In this article, we will share with you some devices that use AA batteries to charge USB-powered small electronics. These devices provide a convenient way to stretch the time between wall outlet recharges.

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Best Prepaid Cell Phones

Best Prepaid Cell Phones

Prepaid cell phones have recently seen a surge in consumer interest as a recession-friendly option for mobile communication. With no contract to sign, prepaid cell phones are an attractive option for those who don’t want a large monthly bill or to be tied down to one phone or carrier for a lengthy period of time. […]

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The Best Headsets Hands Free

Best Headsets Hands Free

In A Nutshell Update Nov 2013: The VXI BlueParrott Roadwarrior B250 is now our recommended hand-free headset. It’s a no-frills, but very reliable head-set. It’s available on Amazon for about $70. It has an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars, from 390 reviewers. Today, hand-free headsets have been created in response to the amount […]

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The Greenest Cell Phones of 2008

Sony Ericsson T650i Cell Phone

Most cell phones don’t even come close to being green — their chargers are energy inefficient, they contain hazardous chemicals, and they not are designed for upgrading or easy recycling. Recently though, some the big players in the field like Nokia and Sony Ericsson are making moves towards green design. As far as assessing which […]

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World’s First Solar-Powered Phone: Now Available

We’ve seen prototypes for solar-powered cell phones, but now a Chinese company claims to have developed the world’s first commercially available solar-powered cellphone. The company says a scale-like solar panel on the top side of the phone can also be recharged by light from artificial sources. It can provide 40 minutes of talk-time after sitting […]

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