At midnight tonight, HyperMac will shutter shop and re-open as HyperJuice "in the coming weeks." This is, of course, due to Apple getting all legal on their use of patent-defying MagSafe connectors, but HyperMac is hopeful something can be arranged.
This is why we can't have nice (allegedly patent-infringing) things! After drawing legal heat from Apple for its MagSafe connectors, HyperMac has announced that they'll stop selling their MacBook charging cables and car chargers on November 2nd. But there's hope!
We here at Gizmodo HQ love ourselves some HyperMac batteries, but apparently Cupertino doesn't share our enthusiasm. Apple is suing parent company Sanho over six patents relating to MagSafe and iPod. And it looks like they may have a case.
From the good folks who make the power-in-a-pinch HyperMac batteries, the HyperDrive is a hard drive that connects directly to your iPad. It has a touch screen, can read 12 types of memory cards, and has capacities reaching 750GB.
Those looking to minimize desk clutter will be pleased with HyperMac's entrant to the iPad stand rodeo, offering a built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery for 16 hours of extra life.
HyperMac, our favorite external batteries, just updated the Hypermac Mini and Macro with charging support for the iPad and iPhone 4. Batteries are boring but HyperMacs are great. Plus you can express yourself through 10 different color choices!
HyperMac, our favorite brand of precious-extra-juice-giving external batteries, has updated their line to offer 10W USB charging of the iPad. The four capacities will give your tablet a total run time ranging from 34 to 99 hours. Yes, that'll do.
Batteries are usually just a boring, blunt necessity, on account of being batteries and all. But HyperMac's line of Apple-friendly lithium-ion battery packs are a colorful exception to the rule. Plus: battery babes!
People call Comic-Con "Woodstock for geeks," and the chaos that reigns at the San Diego Convention Center for 5 days definitely makes you feel like you're soaking in LSD-laced mud. But a few gadgets saved us from total madness.
The Gadget: The HyperMac external laptop battery, which, through its Magsafe connection gives MacBook Airs up to 32 hours and MacBook Pros up to 8 extra hours of battery life. There's also a USB port for USB charging.
As Matt explained last year, batteries are holding up laptops, cellphones and PMPs from lasting long enough and running fast enough to get things done properly on the go. What's my solution? Portable battery packs.