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Nokia’s colorful DC-18 portable USB charger matches your phone, shoes – Engadget

Nokia's colorful DC-18 portable USB charger matches your phone, shoes
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The sharp, tile-like designs house a modest 1,720 mAh cell, retractable micro-USB cable (that doubles as a a switch,) plus an LED battery level indicator that lights up when you extend the aforementioned appendage. It's available in four colors (red

Bosch’s $449 Car Charger – Geeky gadgets


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Bosch's $449 Car Charger
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At about eight hours for a full charge, you can fully replenish your electric vehicle's battery while you sleep at a cheaper cost than ever before. Bosch is selling the unit so low because it believes that electric vehicles will rise in popularity in

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Talking Trash: From mattresses to car batteries, Dickinson sees littering … – Dickinson Press

Talking Trash: From mattresses to car batteries, Dickinson sees littering
Dickinson Press
The white dots of bags and cans along the green ditches. The smashed fast food cups along the curbs. Fences full of plastic. This trash is more than an eyesore on the landscape. It can be a fire hazard. And people don't just throw away paper and
Some Dickinson residents tired of trash problem – The Bismarck TribuneBismarck Tribune

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WakaWaka Power: A solar charger with a humanitarian bent – Mother Nature Network (blog)


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WakaWaka Power: A solar charger with a humanitarian bent
Mother Nature Network (blog)
The LED indicator lights were particularly helpful — alerting me to when the sun-fueled battery was charging. Another LED indicator lit up when I connected my antiquated-smartphone-that-will-not-be-named via USB for a quick charge. And as mentioned, I

Vehicle Battery Protection Is Not Just For Winter Months – TechnologyTell (blog)


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Vehicle Battery Protection Is Not Just For Winter Months
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LONDON – Car maintenance is often front of mind during the colder months, but CTEK, a battery care brand, is reminding vehicle owners to protect their batteries all year round to avoid the requirement of an early replacement or an inconvenient
With one in ten flat batteries occurring after a holiday, vehicle owners must Daily Political (press release)

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Chargers & Starters

Battery Chargers

April 13, 2010

Battery Chargers

Battery chargers are usually rated and priced by their power output, either in amps or sometimes this is mixed with typical size of engine they are suitable for. Features to look out for  include LED battery condition display, charging status display,  polarity  protection and thermal overload protection. Insulated copper leads and quality battery clamps. Many […]

Battery Power Packs

April 13, 2010

Battery Power Packs

Battery Power Packs, come in either 12 or 24 volt capacities, small and lightweight these are a handy addition to any home or mobile mechanic, these are probably the most used tool in the breakdown recovery organisations rescue vans.  Specifications to look out for include a voltmeter with battery charge and reverse polarity indicators. Heavy […]

Starter Chargers

April 13, 2010

Starter Chargers

Starter chargers, trade or diy use, always on hand to get you going. larger battery starter chargers come with trolley wheels for easy movement around the workshop or yard. look for  starter chargers that have thermal overload protection, an easy-to-read ammeter, polarity inversion and transport handles See more battery starter chargers