Tag Archive: Power


OnePlus may finally unveil a fast-charging power bank alongside OnePlus 8

OnePlus is all set to introduce its first power bank, and it will have fast charging.

What you need to know A recent tweet by Carl Pei suggests OnePlus will release its first power bank this year. The timing of the tweet indicates the power bank will release alongside the OnePlus 8. The OnePlus 8 is also likely to pick up wireless charging.

I asked OnePlus executives countless times about wireless charging and power banks, but the  [Read More…]

Just $30, this power bank also plays 416 retro video games

We turn to portable power banks to charge up mobile gadgets like phones, tablets, smartwatches, or something else. Heck, we even keep a charger on hand for our Nintendo Switch, too.

If you head over to the AndroidGuys Deals Store today, you’ll find that we’ve currently got a portable power bank that pulls double duty as a retro gaming device. Indeed, the GAMECASE 416-in-1 Gaming Console and Power Bank, just $ 29.99 right now, houses some 416 classic game titles.

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Motorola offers up Moto G Stylus, Moto G Power for spring 2020

Motorola on Friday added two new models to its G series of smartphones. This time, instead of attaching it to the 8th generation, Motorola is simply giving them a suffix. Whereas you might expect the Moto G8 Stylus and Moto G8 Power, it’s just the Moto G Stylus and Moto G Power.

The two phones share a number of features, including the display size, processor, and software. But, as you’d expect, one  [Read More…]

Vivo NEX 3 5G review: More power than you can handle

The NEX 3 5G combines a stunning waterfall display with powerful hardware and insane battery life.

Vivo is a great bellwether for the smartphone industry. The brand has consistently pushed the boundaries for new technologies over the last three years, whether that’s high-res front cameras, retractable camera modules, and bezel-less designs.

Vivo debuts its latest features in its flagship NEX series, and while these devices may not see sales in the millions of units, the technologies that  [Read More…]

OnePlus joins Wireless Power Consortium hinting at OnePlus 8 feature

Just because they’re on the team doesn’t mean they’re playing ball.

What you need to know OnePlus has been spotted on the list of supporting companies for the Wireless Power Consortium. The company’s next flagship OnePlus 8 is rumored to use wireless charging. Joining the consortium is no guarantee that the next phone will use the feature.

After hearing rumors that OnePlus would be including the long-awaited wireless charging feature on the company’s next OnePlus 8 flagship  [Read More…]

Charge ASAP’s new power bank can charge four devices at a combined 150W

This portable battery checks just about all the boxes, but why is there only one USB-C port?

What you need to know Charge ASAP has launched a new Indiegogo compaign for its latest power bank. Flash claims to be “The World’s Fastest Charging Powerbank” with 150W combined output. The 20,000mAh portable battery supports 100W PD charging for laptops like the MacBook Pro. It also supports fast charging protocols for Apple, Samsung, Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus, Huawei, and Qualcomm  [Read More…]

Moto G8 and Moto G8 Power specs and images revealed in new reports

Thanks to a pair of reports and leaks from XDA-Developers and 91Mobiles, we have a fairly detailed understanding as to what’s in store from Motorola. At least as it pertains to its affordable Moto G series of handsets.

The Moto G8 Play and Moto G8 Plus, already available in select markets around the globe, are set to see another two models join the roster. On the horizon are the Moto G8 and Moto G8 Power.

Both new devices are reported  [Read More…]

Huawei may power British 5G in defiance of the U.S. ban

Even global spying allegations can’t stop the onslaught of 5G.

What you need to know Reuters sources say British officials have proposed resuming purchases of Huawei equipment. Huawei would have a limited role in the build out of the nation’s 5G networks. The move would likely anger U.S. officials but may be necessary for a timely network rollout.

Huawei may catch a break in the United Kingdom as officials are considering allowing the purchase of network equipment  [Read More…]

The Trinity of Power: Don’t go anywhere without these charging accessories

No matter where you go, no matter what you face, keep your phone charged and ready.

There’s a lot of accessories I research and recommend for readers like you, and while cases are super-fun — yes, I am the rare tech writer that adores writing about cases — the category that I have true passion for is perhaps the least sexy around: chargers and power banks. These are accessories that once you get a good one can  [Read More…]

Xcentz 45W PD Power Adapter review

The move from microUSB to USB Type-C is slow-going, but it’s happening for certain. Nearly all major phone makers have adopted the standard across the board and it’s trickling into laptops, tablets, and game consoles.

While it’s nice that our devices come with cables and chargers, sometimes they’re just basic, boring, and underwhelming. Sometimes they’re not as powerful as they could be. And then there’s always the fact that having an extra charger is nice.

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