Philips Xenium 9@9j Cellphone Has AAA Battery Power Backup

We've talked about Philips Xenium cellphones long battery life before, but the new Xenium 9@9j goes one better: it's the first to use "BackuPower" battery technology. Slot an AAA battery into the phone, and the April-bound 9@9j will slurp power from it when its standard Li-ion battery goes flat, giving you an extra… » 2/14/08 4:04am 2/14/08 4:04am

Duracell's Mobile Charger Juices Batteries, USB On The Go

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… » 10/03/07 7:00pm 10/03/07 7:00pm