Review: myCharge HUB3000 Portable Power Bank

Imagine yourself stuck somewhere in the cold and snow, without your charging cable or with no where to plug in your charging cable. We’ve all been there, right?  Some days you just need that extra juice for your smartphone or tablet. I have reviewed a couple of external battery cases for the iPhone, but those…

Review: Griffin PowerDock 5 Multi-Device Charger

My charging area is not a pretty sight. I have two phones, one tablet, two external battery sources and my Macbook all plugged into a power strip on my nightstand. All the devices are piled up in a not-so-eye-pleasing manner. Of course, being a guy, I have no issue with the “messy” look. But not…

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Acer C710 Chromebook Refurbished For $129.99

Now this is an awesome deal, even though it’s a refurbished unit. Groupon has the Acer C710 Chromebook going for $129.99. Not sure if this is a regional deal but the link is below for the Chicago area. Hit it up and let us know if it works for you. Product numbers: C710-2833 or C710-2856…

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Acer Introduces New C720 $199 Model

Acer has just announced a new price point to their C720 Chromebook lineup $199 for the C720-2848. It runs on a Haswell Intel Celeron processor and comes with 2GB of RAM along with 8.5 hours of battery life. “Since the Acer C720 debuted last month, it’s been acclaimed for delivering industry-leading performance and long battery life…

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Forget Qi Wireless Charging, How About Some Wi-Fi Charging?

Allen Hawkes and Alexander Katko from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering have developed a new device that captures energy from Wi-Fi signals and converts it into electrical current. Hawkes and Katko say it is more efficient than a USB charger and compares to a similar spec solar panel. The device can wirelessly convert Wi-Fi’s microwave signals…

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Sceptre Introduces The X322BV-HDR Energy Efficient LED TV

Sceptre unveils their energy efficient X322BV-HDR 32-inch LED HDTV designed to provide superb image quality and long term energy savings. Sceptre’s new X322BV-HDR features an ultra slim brush pattern bezel design that complements the jet black trim and is capable of displaying brighter and more robust colors through a variety of features including a 5,000:1 contrast ratio, 3D…

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Bracketron Debuts Their SmartLantern At SEMA 2013

Bracketron introduces the SmartLantern, a charger and light combo being marketed towards emergency preparedness. The SmartLantern’s high-capacity 7800mAh rechargeable back-up battery offers 48 hours of flashlight or lantern illumination or up to five full charges to your USB-powered mobile device. The battery can store its charge for up to one year for added peace-of-mind in…

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Nokia Releases First Ever Windows Tablet The Lumia 2520

Nokia has released their first ever Windows Tablet, the Lumia 2520 and it looks absolutely amazing. The 2520 sports a 10.1″ IPS LCD display  with 4G LTE and WiFi capabilities. The camera stands at 6.7mp but it is the optics that tell the story, ZEISS optics are stuffed into the 2520. So we are expecting…