Tag Archive: Power


Anker’s new $20 PowerPort Cube fits plenty of power in its compact design

Power for everything you own!

The Anker PowerPort Cube 3-outlet 3 USB port ultra compact power strip is down to $ 19.54. This is a brand new product from Anker and doesn’t really have much of a pricing history to speak of. It sells for $ 26 normally and has dropped down to just over $ 21 with a coupon code recently.

This is about as small a power strip you can expect to find, especially considering  [Read More…]

9 Android apps that power my work, my wonder, and my will to live

I can’t live without my phone, but I especially can’t live without these apps.

Few items have become as essentially to our everyday lives as our smartphones, but what makes our smartphones so vital isn’t the hardware itself, it’s the software it runs. The apps and the services our smartphones serve up to use turn these slabs of glass and metal into tools of productivity, procrastination, and mass communication. Everyone has a different set of apps that  [Read More…]

JBL Xtreme 2 review: Plenty of power for your summer and more

The JBL Xtreme 2 is the follow up to the initial JBL Xtreme speaker that sits in between the JBL Flip and JBL Boombox series of Bluetooth speakers.

The JBL Xtreme 2 is for consumers who want something more powerful than the JBL Flip speaker but not quite as large or expensive as the JBL Boombox. JBL was kind enough to provide us with one for review, so keep reading to see how it stands up and if it’s the  [Read More…]

This $52 RAVPower 26800mAh portable charger can power up everything you own

So much power!

The RAVPower 26800mAh PD portable charger is down to $ 51.99 with code THRIFTER58. We’ve seen it drop pretty close to this price before, but this code actually brings it down to a dollar or two better than previous deals.

That 26800mAh battery carries a lot of juice for one charger, and it shows. Because of the Power Delivery functionality, the RAVPower can charge a Nintendo Switch while you play it. The port can  [Read More…]

Oukitel K8’s big 5,000 mAh battery is put through a power consumption test (Promoted)

Battery life is a perennial problem for smartphone owners. While our handsets have become faster and more powerful over the years, phone batteries often last less than a day under heavy use.

That’s an issue the upcoming Oukitel K8 aims to solve. The device is expected to pack a large 5,000 mAh battery and should be able to offer great battery life. And to prove exactly this point, Oukitel has put the K8 through a power consumption test. See the  [Read More…]

Add two USB ports to any wall outlet with the $7 Aukey power strip

Multiple. Ports.

The Aukey dual USB/AC wall outlet power strip is down to $ 6.99 with code 7MSJ8ZG2 on Amazon. It’s $ 14 without the code, so you’re saving 50% off the price. The grey version is also down to $ 7.99, just a dollar more, with the same code. That’s a drop from $ 16. We have seen these go on sale before but not since late April.

Sure, the plug requires both outlets to use,  [Read More…]

Power up USB-C compatible devices with Google’s $49 Pixelbook 45W Wall Charger

Charge your USB-C devices quickly with Power Delivery.

Amazon has the Google Pixelbook USB-C Charger on sale for just $ 49 right now. Today’s deal marks its lowest price ever and an $ 11 drop from what it sells for regularly.

This compact wall adapter is not just a good fit for the Pixelbook; you can also use it with various other USB-C devices. It features USB Power Delivery 3.0 technology and a 45W output so you can  [Read More…]

Best USB-C Portable Battery Power Packs in 2018

Keep all your devices charged with the right power pack to fit your needs!

We’re still waiting on USB-C to fully live up to the lofty expectations the tech industry has hyped it to be. In most ways, USB-C does a great job of improving the ease of use and effectiveness of charging our devices. In 2018, all the latest tech products worth buying has shifted over to the new standard — from the latest Android smartphones  [Read More…]

Summer lawn care and DIY projects get easier with this one-day Greenworks Power Tools sale

Time to make the neighbors jealous.

Today only, select Greenworks 24V Power Tools are on sale at Amazon with prices starting at just $ 18. If you’re looking to keep your lawn looking nice and trimmed this summer, you do not want to miss out on this one.

Among the deals on Amazon today include offers like a 12-inch Cordless String Trimmer/Edger for $ 30, which regularly sells for around $ 50, and this 10-Inch Cordless Chainsaw for  [Read More…]

FYI: The OnePlus 6 features Dirac Power Sound and Dirac HD Sound

Dirac is a Swedish company that specializes in digital sound optimization solutions and has worked with quite a few smartphone makers in the last few years. Xiaomi, Huawei and OnePlus have all leveraged Dirac technology in order to offer superior audio quality on their devices.

It turns out that Dirac has had a partnership with OnePlus ever since the OnePlus 2 and now it seems this collaboration has extended to the OnePlus 6 as well.

OnePlus 6 has improved audio  [Read More…]