Tag Archive: Power


This desktop power station is simply a must-have

You seriously need one of these.

Amazon has the Legrand desktop mounted USB charging station on sale for $ 23.99, which is the lowest it’s ever sold for. This powerful charging accessory normally sells for around $ 30, and has even sold for as much as $ 37 recently. It has two fast-charging 3.1A USB ports, and two AC ports, allowing it to easily charge up to four devices at the same time. The design allows it  [Read More…]

Grab the $70 TP-Link 6-outlet power strip or two smart plugs for $30

All the smart outlets you could want.

The TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi 6-outlet 3-USB port surge protection Power Strip is down to $ 69.99 on Amazon. This power strip is a new product from TP-Link and has never dropped from its $ 80 retail price before, which you can still find it for at other retailers like B&H. This is a first-time discount.

If you need to add a couple individual smart plugs around the house, you  [Read More…]

Meet Arcadia Power, the company that wants to give you clean energy

Fossil fuels aren’t just harmful for the environment, they’re more expensive than renewable, clean energy resources. Unfortunately, most people are under the impression that green energy resources are difficult to access — but with Arcadia Power, conservation-conscious people can use an online platform to not only get free access to low-cost clean energy resources, but improve how your home runs.

Arcadia Power helps you connect to less expensive clean energy plans — and you get some peace of mind knowing  [Read More…]

TP-Link’s Smart Power Strip lets you control each outlet with your phone

Six smart plugs can’t plug into one outlet, but this power strip can.

Smart plugs are extremely useful pieces of tech that can actually change your daily habits. However, purchasing multiple plugs can be a costly task. Many of the smart plugs available even end up blocking the unused outlet above or beneath it which can be a huge hassle when you want to plug in multiple devices which sit near each other in your home. Luckily,  [Read More…]

This $14 Belkin Pivot-Plug Power Strip protects from surges

Quickly turn two outlets into six.

Belkin’s 6-Outlet Power Strip Surge Protector recently dropped in price at Amazon down to $ 14.07. Though it’s just a $ 6 discount off what it regularly sells for, this deal marks its lowest price in over a year.

This power strip features six surge-protected outlets which can pivot and are spaced out enough to allow room for large plugs. It has a 1080 Joule energy rating and includes Red and  [Read More…]

Power up on-the-go with this $6 Quick Charge 3.0 Dual USB Car Charger

Keep this stashed in your glove box for safe keeping.

The Choetech 30W Dual USB Car Charger is available at Amazon for just $ 5.99 when you enter promo code QMX7USG8 during checkout. That’ll save you $ 9 off its average price.

This car charger features a Quick Charge 3.0 port which is capable of charging compatible devices four times faster than regular chargers can. It sounds like marketing nonsense, but it actually works really well. A  [Read More…]

Motorola One and Motorola One Power hands-on: Definitely not an iPhone X

Notches and flat backs highlight what are generally pretty basic devices with little advanced design.

We had quite the run-up of banter around the launch of the Moto P30, particularly around how the device has a striking resemblance to the iPhone X. The global variants of the device, the Motorola One and Motorola One Power, are built on the same basic platform and have very similar design cues … but it takes just a few moments to  [Read More…]

Motorola One and One Power offer the notch on the cheap

After months of leaks and rumors, the Motorola One and One Power are finally official. The Lenovo-owned company introduced the two phones just in time for IFA 2018.

These are Motorola’s first smartphones featuring a notch, so if you’re a fan of this popular design trend you’re probably going to be quite excited about the two new models. The One and One Power are also part of the Android One family, so this means you’ll get near-stock Android experience and  [Read More…]

Avido Wiba review: Wireless power, anywhere – but at a price

After raising over $ 40,000 back in July on IndieGoGo, the WiBa wireless power bank from Avido is finally ready to ship. The WiBa (presumably short for Wireless Bank) is a combination charging dock and external battery bank, both with Qi charging built in. We got our hands on the innovative device, and took it for a test-drive. The WiBa retails for $ 99, available for pre-order directly from Avido.

Hardware

The Avido WiBa is actually two products that function symbiotically  [Read More…]

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

Stay powered up for days!

The RAVPower 26800mAh PD portable charger is down to $ 51.99 with code THRIFTER058. This code actually brings it down to a dollar or two better than outside deals, and we’ve only seen it go this low once before.

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  [Read More…]