Newer Technology Power2U USB Wall Outlet Lightning Review: A Pain in the Ass, but Worth ItJoe Brown4/09/12 2:00pmFiled to: Home modlightning reviewNewer Technologypower2UUSBOutletTop1162EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkNo matter what proprietary plug your favorite gadget uses to charge, chances are the other end terminates in that ubiquitous electronic duckbill: The USB Type A connector. It's five volts of future fury. If you're like me, you have USB wall warts sticking out of every outlet in your house.AdvertisementCorrection: If you're like me—as of last weekend—you have one wall outlet with a USB jack built right into it. Hey holla hey ho! Living in the future is totally boss. Tough road to get here, though.What Is It?A standard-looking two-plug wall outlet with a superpower: A built-in pair of 2-amp USB Type A ports ready and willing to charge all of your gadgets.Who's it For?Anyone with cellphones, tablets, e-readers, cameras, sports watches, universal remotes, noise-canceling headphones, or anything else that charges via USB.DesignClean and elegant: no screws, protrusions, or stupid graphics.Using ItSpring-loaded dust-caps give way to your gadget-juicer—but only if you come in at the perfect approach angle. You get used to it.The Best PartEach jack spits out 5 volts and 2 amps of gear-charging current—enough to efficiently fill up anything you've got, including the notoriously power-hungry new iPad.