Brackerton dual USB car charger is tablet-friendly too

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The Brackerton Dual USB Charger gives you a pair of powered USB ports when you plug this into the cigarette jack in your car, but the key difference is the amount of power that the ports can output. The top jack does one amp, while the bottom one offers 2.1 amps, meaning you could charge your tablet.

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Review: Arctic C2 USB charger for all your gadgets

Arctic C2 Portable USB Charger - Photo: Fabrizio Pilato

The Arctic C2 is a portable USB power charger that will go with you to just about any country and keep your batteries in tip top condition. It’s a small unit, easy to pack in to any of your travel bags, about two-thirds the size of your Apple power block, and can power up to four individual USB devices simultaneously.

The Swiss company who makes it is Arctic Cooling, they are better known for their CPU cooling and power supply accessories. The Arctic C2 comes with four interchangeable plugs supporting most countries in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia (over 150 countries supported), with the full range of 100V to 240V of power output depending on your location.

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Standard Wall Outlet Gains Two USB Ports for Ten Bucks

There all kinds of adapters out there, like the Technocel PowerPak, which can transform a regular AC wall outlet into a powered USB port. What’s different about this contraption is that there is no adapter at all; instead, the powered USB ports are integrated into the wall socket. As you can quite plainly see from […]

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Charge Your iPod and iPhone with Bicycle Power

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Have you ever been to one of those science exhibits where you ride a stationary bike, generating enough electricity to light up a light bulb? It’s obvious that we can harness the energy that you generate on a bike, so why not do the same when you’re pedalling along on a real bicycle? Well, you […]

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