Tag Archive: Power


Researchers in the U.K. have developed a cellphone that is charged by ambient sound, eliminating the need for a charger. Filled with energy-harvesting “nanogenerators,†the device uses a principal called the piezoelectric effect to turn the sound vibrations in the atmosphere around it… Read more ›

While the first computer mouse prototype was invented all the way back in the early 1960′s, since then the technology behind mice has leaped to unimaginable heights. Apple’s latest variant of the Magic Mouse has quickly become one of the… Read more ›

Ever needed to reboot an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that doesn’t have a functioning power button or a Home button? It’s tricky if not impossible, right? Even with the Assistive Touch on-screen buttons and variety of workarounds for a failed power button, rebooting an iOS device without working hardware buttons is a challenge, but … Read More

If you think that the conceit behind Ubisoft’s hacker-themed video game Watch Dogs isn’t real enough, be sure to take a look at this website. Watch_Dogs We Are Data takes real world, publicly-accessible location-based data and parses it into a… Read more ›

There is a ton of competition in the external battery pack space. You can get a ruggedized brick for your Xtreme adventures, a cute little pocket-sized charger for a quick hit of juice in the car or on the go,… Read more ›

iPad regains title as top tablet in J.D. Power rankings

Apple has regain its crown as J.D. Power’s top tablet maker in the world, according to the company’s latest U.S. Tablet Satisfaction survey. Samsung knocked the iPad off the top post last year, but after surveying 2,513 tablet owners Apple… Read more ›

Many of us who bought an iPhone 5 early in the release cycle have since discovered that our power buttons have either stopped working entirely, or no longer register some clicks / taps. While the assumption has been that it’s a result of wear and tear, Apple has now acknowledged that a malfunctioning power button … Read More   [Read More...]

Many of us who bought an iPhone 5 early in the release cycle have since discovered that our power buttons have either stopped working entirely, or no longer register some clicks / taps. While the assumption has been that it’s a result of wear and tear, Apple has now acknowledged that a malfunctioning power button … Read More

Get more power to chew on with Gum Plus [Deals]

When a product wins both Red Dot Design and iF product design awards you have to take notice. We definitely did, and jumping on board with Gum Plus became easy. Gum Plus is a stylish portable backup battery for iPod,… Read more ›

Prong’s PWR promises to provide your phone with power, preventing all problems. It’s a slim-ish case with a built-in battery along with a pair of flip-out power prongs that can be thrust directly into a wall outlet. The Prong PWR,… Read more ›