What brand of AA battery gives you the most power for your dollar?
MintyBoost was a terrifically handy DIY USB charger, housed in an Altoids gum tin. It worked great, until Apple changed the way it charged devices, gimping third-party chargers. But have no fear! The MintyBoost team is on the case.
This concept from over at Yanko Design would charge batteries using a traditional jump rope action. Also, your self-respect. Start practicing!
Many airlines offer in-flight wi-fi and though you might not choose flights based on download speeds, it helps to know what to expect from each carrier. With your help, we conducted our first Mile-High Wi-Fi Test. Delta Airlines won.
Looks like the $12 Energizer E2 rechargeable D battery is actually a AA battery (retail price: $3) in a larger shell. Try to keep your anger at an appropriate level: A short, derisive grunt should be just right. [Natural News]
Energizer's Solar Recharger looks, at first glance, like a confused device. Is it an iPod battery extender? AA charger? Solar adapter? Well, it's all of these things, which is why it's awesome.
We already knew that Virgin America and American Airlines were planning to bring in-flight wi-fi in 2008, but we seriously didn't expect it be ready by spring. Aircell has just launched its US in-flight wi-fi service called "gogo" and they claim it will be available in the first half of 2008. Virgin America and…
It looks like the folks at the Guinness Book of World Records took some time away from determining how many frat boys can fit into a Volkswagen to bestow the title of "world's longest-lasting AA alkaline battery cell" onto Panasonic's new EVOLTA.
Duracell's Mobile Charger not only has a USB port so you can power your iPods and Zunes, but there's even a slot to put AA/AAA batteries into so you can charge them via wall or car outlet. Those AA batteries work the same way in reverse as well—you use them to charge any USB gadgets you plug in. The charger comes for…
Only Japan could have come up with this item: a cellphone strap that's not only shaped like an eraser, but houses two AA batteries and is actually a phone charger.
Do you have any C batteries lying around? Does anybody? Now you can turn any regular AA battery—which you're bound to have loads of—into a C battery with this Battery Adaptor II.
Scouring your house for a D battery, for the uh, toys, can be such a pain in the ass, but it always seems like there is an abundance of AA batteries around. This little, $5 gadget can solve that problem and ensure you never have to go through the embarrassment of actually buying D batteries. Be noted that these…
The latest and greatest in innovative products has been picked up by ThinkGeek. The USBCell USB-rechargeable AA batteries have landed at ThinkGeek for $20 per pair. They could be an excellent addition if you use a wireless mouse without included-rechargeable batteries, or hell, I'm thinking about picking up a couple…
Similar to the Portable USB Charger we showed you a while ago, but much prettier, the MintyBoost is a DIY USB charger in an Altoids gum tin.
Our husbands are always getting on us about not charging our cell phones. No longer! Using this Turbo Charge battery charger, you can stick in a simple AA battery and plug it into your phone to fill up the juice. Better yet, it comes in a lipstick-like container, not some boxy black plastic looking thing.