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Adventure-Proof Power from Brunton
With roots in developing navigation tools going all the way back to 1984, Boulder, CO-based Brunton has applied its sensible and utility-driven approach to design toward creating tools for the modern-day adventurer. Whether seeking solace in the...
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Ventev USB Chargers
In our collective, constant quest to keep all mobile devices charged, CH came across two great options from Ventev that had us super-charged. The company covers all the mobile and wireless bases, from phone accessories and charging packs to wireless...
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Hydrogen Reactor
Combining hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricty, this handy little mobile generator is capable of charging any USB device in nearly any weather condition. Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts or survivalists.
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Off Piste: A Ride Across America, Part 5 of 5
At the conclusion of our five-day recap of our recent cross country motorcycle trip, we shift our focus from the gear that enabled us to escape the daily hustle to that which helped us stay within reach. While the thought of "hitting the open road...
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Stromer Electric Bicycle
Best known for their chocolate, watches and banks, the Swiss are also quite skilled bicycle makers as it turns out. If the BMC + Lamborghini collaboration wasn't proof enough, see Stromer and new ST1 pedal-assisted electric bicycle. Now available...
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Triple C iSolar Backup
Never again miss the chance to InstaTweet again with this iPhone back-up battery. As a bonus you can be a guilt-free techy because it's also recyclable and made from sustainable bamboo.
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Nokia Lumia 920
With plenty of attention going towards mobile phones on Apple's iOS and Google's Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" platforms, Nokia announced yesterday the flagship model for the Windows Phone 8, the Lumia 920. At first glance, the phone stands out for bright...
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Mobius by Eton
With the recently released Mobius, a sleek new solar battery case for the iPhone 4, Palo Alto-based company Eton has upped the ante on green solutions for mobile devices. Mobius is a huge improvement over previous solar chargers that relied mostly...
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Third Rail System
Released today, the Third Rail iPhone 4 case from Third Rail Mobility takes a fresh look at the issue of smartphone battery life. The case is designed to be as compact and dynamic as possible, the only additional real estate present in comparison...
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Juice Pack Air
Mophie's Juice Pack Air delivers a full supply of extended power to the iPhone 4 with a rechargeable battery housed within a super-thin external case. As fans of the Mophie since its debut, we're pleased to see that the latest version mimics the...
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Choosing the Right Electric Bike
If you're interested in biking to work, but not interested in arriving covered in sweat, posits Good, the electric bike might be for you. Electric bikes use batteries to ease the pedaling and give you that extra kick, much like biking downhill everywhere...
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Virus-Powered Car Batteries
Responding to the growing need for high-functioning rechargeable batteries, scientists at MIT came up with virus-powered versions, a remarkable idea that may just be the next big thing in green tech. Using genetically engineered viruses that essentially...
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PhoneSuit MiLi Power Pack
For anyone who uses their iPhone to its fullest capabilities, you know that while the features are fruitful, the battery life span is not. PhoneSuit offers extended use time without extending the phone's size, with their sleek MiLi Power Pack...
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Mophie iPhone Battery Charger Giveaway
Being constantly on the hunt means we're on the go more often than not, leaving us in constant need of more juice for our iPhones. Mophie's iPhone 3G battery pack steps in extending our time on the phone and on the road by way of a rechargable...
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Call2Recycle Rechargeable Battery Recycling Program
Don't toss those those dead rechargeables out of your mobile phone, camcorder or camera—they can be recycled. In fact, they're toxic, the industry wants them back and is providing thousands of recycle bins in the U.S. and Canada to make...
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Neuton CE 6.2 Battery-Powered Mower
Yet another smart alternative to help cut your carbon footprint, Neuton released a new battery-powered mower to keep your lawn fit and trim. A step up from the first version, the 6.2 edition is able to cut a 19" path saving you time and work...
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Powerstick
Providing a rechargeable, on-the-go power source for most any portable device, Powerstick is a convenient little accessory well-suited for travelers, busy people or anyone who stays out all night and has an iPhone. After a couple of close calls (I...
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USB Cell Rechargeable Battery
A recent battery shortage here at CH HQ has left us all digging through drawers to try to find power for our Bluetooth keyboards. The USB Cell Rechargeable Battery from Moixa seems like a clever solution, turning any USB port into a battery charger...
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PowerFilm Foldable Solar Battery Charger
This weatherproof solar charger was created for the military and is now available to the public. Going camping? A day at the beach? When you're off the grid and can't bear not reading the latest on Cool Hunting? Throw this baby in your backpack...
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Power Pack
The Voltaic Backpack is a mobile powerhouse. It holds a Lithium Ion battery pack that is charged by external solar panels, an AC adapter or a car charger. Wires from the battery pack run through the bag to each of the pockets so you can keep your...
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Fuel Cells
ABCNEWS.com : Fuel Cells to Power Portable Electronics President Bush is actually pushing R&D on an environmentally friendly, long lasting power source that can be used in mobile phones or even cars!?