Tag Archive: Charging


This portable iPhone battery doubles as a charging stand

The ChargeStand is a device with a static name, one that suggests its place is on a desk or end table. But the combination charging dock and portable battery is only meant to rest when you do. It elegantly holds your smartphone in portrait or landscape position as it charges, but as your day begins, […]

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Samsung taunts iPhone 6s for lack of wireless charging

Just two days after Apple unveiled its new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Samsung already has an ad that taunts them for their lack of wireless charging, while simultaneously promoting the new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. Samsung has already taken to Twitter to mock Apple for the length of its iPhone 6s […]

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Asus and Samsung, not Apple, have the fastest charging smartphones

What’s the fastest charging smartphone? It’s not an iPhone. If you care about how fast your phone goes from 0% to full charge, you should buy an Asus Zenfone 2 or Samsung Galaxy S6. Here’s why. The guys (guydes?) over at Tom’s Guide recently conducted a survey of the fastest charging smartphones. All smartphones have […][Read More…]

Your smartphone doesn’t have to be useless while it’s charging

It’s pretty difficult to use your smartphone while it’s standing vertically. That’s why when we place our phones on a dock or stand, we tend to neglect them until they’re done charging. Challenging this habit are the makers of the Tilt stand, who seem to think you should be able to use your phone while it’s […][Read More…]

A suit of armor for your Apple Watch and a charging station to match [Draft]

You got an Apple Watch, congrats! It’s a beautiful, powerful, pricey bit of tech that’s also just a sharp table corner or door handle away from ruining your day. Make sure your new acquisition stands the test of time with Spigen’s protective Apple Watch protector and matching power stand. Right now the combo is just […][Read More…]

iPhone 6 can handle a charging elephant and other worldly wonders

Cult of Mac’s Photo Famous series introduces you to the groundbreaking photographers featured in Apple’s “Shot on iPhone 6″ ad campaign. This is the final feature in the series. Mobile photography’s most mobile photographer was on the Skeleton Coast in Namibia and didn’t want to be weighted down. Jen Pollack Bianco traveled with her usual […][Read More…]

This toaster is actually an iPhone charging station in disguise

Keeping enough iPhone cables around the house to your entire family’s devices charged can result in some unsightly blogs of tangled cables. Most charging stations look horrible, or too nerdy to keep in open sight, but the Foaster is hoping the solve that problem by disguising an iPhone charging station in the shape of one […][Read More…]

Samsung ad takes shots at iPhone’s lack of wireless charging

Samsung’s samey marketing team is back with another ad for the new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge that again picks on the iPhone. This time, it’s for the lack of wireless charging, which comes built-in on the South Korean company’s…Read more ›

This World Charging Station is a jetsetter’s dream (and it’s on sale) [Deals]

We’ve all been through those wretched travel-charging woes. When traveling abroad, you: A: Pay overweight baggage fees thanks to your collection of travel adapters, chargers, and cords. B: Spend the first hour of your trip on the floor by an…Read more ›

Save 33% on a 10-foot MFi-certified Lightning charging cable [Deals]

If you’ve ever found yourself awkwardly crouching next to a power outlet, waiting for your phone to charge, then you’ll quickly see why we snapped up this MFi-certified Lightning cable as soon as it made its way to Cult of…Read more ›