It’s hard not to feel like a prisoner when you’re waiting for your phone to charge but you still need to use it. You are bound to the wall by a short length, unable to walk around freely. The worst is when the power outlet which you are using to charge your phone is in an inconvenient spot, such as behind the bed because you lose a lot of your productivity having to lie down and wait for it to charge. But what can a person do when they need to get things done using their phone?
Freedom will soon be yours, thanks to a company called Ossia. Its CEO is a physicist named Hatem Zeine. The company has hatched the plans for a revolutionary wireless charging system called Cota technology that can charge multiple devices within 30 feet. Continue reading
Back in the day, we associated science with those glasses-wearing mastermind geeks that spent their free time in the chemistry lab. Being a science and technology lover was social suicide. However, the future has arrived and science and technology is cool now. So don’t be afraid to embrace your scientific side or bat your eyelashes at a so-called in physics class.
We’re not saying that the makers behind Mipwr Dynamo are nerds, but they’ve definitely come up with something that attests to the fact that science is indeed cool. The Mipwr Dynamo looks like an iPhone case but is actually a hand-pump charger which uses electromagnetic induction to charge your iPhone 4 or 4S (a prototype is being made for the iPhone 5 and 5S). No external power supply is needed, which is great for anyone on-the-go when their battery is starting to run low.
If you got a handful of gadget, it’s more than just wise to get at least as many chargers as you have as many gadgets. Unfortunately, many of us still settle with just one charger for the sake of convenience (read: not having to carry all your chargers at the same time) This alarming situation is what probably motivated Griffin Technology, which, in collaboration with former Apple designer Thomas Meyerhoffer, has come up with its newly redesigned MultiDock Charger that allows people to charge, store, and sync several mobile devices at the same time.
Have you ever gone trekking for days? Have you ever camped in the mountains for a week? Have you ever traveled to a remote place where no electricity is available? If you answered yes to any of these, then you may have experienced the frustration of finding your smartphone dead while in the middle of nowhere. Don’t worry, MYFC has found a way to solve this one common issue faced by trekkers, campers and other adventure-seekers. It’s called Powertrekk, the first ever mobile charger that uses water.
With all the mobile chargers available today, I cannot fathom how hard it is for mobile charger companies to think of a gimmick that will make them stand out. Two common trends are obvious – there are those that go after the environmental friendly, then there are those that go after the more functional. BlueLounge chose the latter and came up with something practical and functional at the same time. Perfect. They called it the Kii USB mobile charger connector. Continue reading