Sometimes I just don't need to carry a big battery with me, but I know my 1 year old iPhone battery can't be trusted. If I want to be sure I can call a ride home, after a full day out and about, I bring Anker's lipstick battery with me.
While this little guy has enough capacity to completely recharge my iPhone 6, once, I find I tend to remember it in an emergency. I'll need to call a Lyft or Uber, and see that I'm sitting at a 4% battery cliff, where my phone loves to suddenly dive for zero. Charging this once and dropping it into my jacket pocket tends to get bail me out of trouble a couple times a month.
Anker PowerCore+ mini 3350mAh Lipstick-Sized Portable Charger (3rd Generation, Premium Aluminum Power Bank) via Amazon
I’m pleased with this cheap Suaoki K12’s ability to jump start smaller cars and motorcycles. I gave my last USB battery kit away, a young lady was needing her car jumpstarted an awful lot and seemed it seemed the nice thing to do, (and I didn’t need all the laptop dongles that were included.) I […]
With the release of more footage showing Donald Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski manhandling Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields, he’s been charged with battery by Jupiter police. Lewandowski’s lawyer turns out to be Kendall Coffey, a former U.S. Attorney who lost his job after biting a stripper. Lewandowski’s lawyer: https://t.co/JAVQyl34Nx… resigned as US Atty after biting […]
I’ve gone through a lot of portable USB charging batteries. My current favorite is this model by RAVPower. I love these batteries for keeping my iPhone going in both music, and GPS mode, over long motorcycle rides. By GPS I mean Waze, and Waze is a pig when it comes to battery power! Even with […]
The Fader Stealth Quadcopter from TRNDlabs packs incredible flight performance into a package small enough to land on your phone screen, and it’s available now in the Boing Boing Store.The Fader’s six-axis gyroscope module gives it perfect balance in the air. This makes the onboard 720p HD camera all the better for shooting amazing flight […]
Although fully autonomous vehicles aren’t yet allowed on public streets, they are poised to dominate the roads in the not-too-distant future. But before that happens, Apple, Google, Uber, and other companies now investing in self-driving tech are going to need talented developers that can account for the dizzying array of factors at play when a […]
The PiCar-V learning kit comes with everything you need to build a Python-powered robot, and it’s currently being offered in the Boing Boing Store.