Teknocreations' InCharge Juices Wiimotes Without Contact

We've featured a couple of Wiimote » 9/18/08 10:45pm 9/18/08 10:45pm before, but here's one that's gotten around the pesky problem of charging without metal contacts-annoying if you actually use those Wiimote jackets. Teknocreations' InCharge allows you to dock up to two 'motes, silicon and all, to grab 25 hours of gameplay juice. How? Magic (i…

M2E Developing Kinetic Cellphone Charger That is Up to 700 Percent More Effective

This isn't the first time we have seen a cellphone charger that is powered by kinetic energy » 8/19/08 9:00pm 8/19/08 9:00pm, but the difference is that M2E is working on a charger that can produce 300 to 700% more juice than current technologies. They hope this will translate into a full-on replacement for cellphone batteries somewhere down the…

Brando's Mini Universal Battery Charger is Jawsome, USB-Powered

Brando has a new universal battery charger available, working on the same jaw-grip/adjustable electric contacts principle as Thanko's version » 8/19/08 5:13am 8/19/08 5:13am before. This time though, the gizmo is designed to be portable and draw its power from a USB source and it's got "high capability switch power supply with efficient…

FastMac U-Charge is the First Universal External Apple Laptop Battery Charger

We've reviewed MacBook and MacBook Pro battery chargers before, but the problem with that is that they aren't compatible between different laptop types. Not so with FastMac's U-Charge. Their external battery charger lets you juice up MacBook Pro (15 and 17-inch), MacBook, PowerBook G4, iBook and even PowerBook G3… » 5/16/08 1:50pm 5/16/08 1:50pm

Brando's Jaw-Tastic Solar Charger Will Power All Your Gizmos

This mashup from Brando takes some of Thanko's electric vampire universal charger idea and the "survival" solar charger and mixes them into one multi-purpose device. Its adjustable contact teeth mean its jaw can grab onto and charge a wide range of batteries, it's got a set of adaptors to suit different cellphones and… » 4/16/08 6:30am 4/16/08 6:30am

Freeloader USB Battery Charger Supposedly World's Smallest

This new gizmo will charge a pair of your AA or AAA NiMH/NiCad batteries in three to four hours of slurping power from a USB socket, no power brick required. It's also apparently the "smallest and lightest" in the world. That may or may not be true, but it certainly is small enough to slip into your laptop case and… » 4/11/08 7:39am 4/11/08 7:39am

Thanko Charger Bracelet Has More Wrist Power Than The Hulk

Of all the crazy thing's Thanko's come up with, this USB charger bracelet's probably the least crazy. Instead of having a separate charger that you have to keep close to a PSP, DS Lite or a cellphone by putting both onto a table, this wrist charger lets you wear the power on your person and play/talk like you normally… » 10/19/07 5:10pm 10/19/07 5:10pm