While there might not be a lot of traveling going on right now, portable batteries can still come in handy during power cuts and other situations. One of Anker's 20,000mAh units is now just $30 at Newegg, while the same battery currently goes for $50 at Amazon. Read More
Buying a portable battery can be a tricky process, especially in the modern age of USB Power Delivery. With USB-PD being the finicky standard that it is, not all devices work with all chargers — a battery that is perfectly compatible with your phone might not charge your Chromebook at all.
Thankfully, for those of you looking wanting a battery that can quickly charge just about any device, Aukey's new Power Bank 26800mAh does the job nicely. We also had a peek at the company's smaller 10,000mAh model, which has a slower maximum charging speed but does add a Qi charging pad. Read More
Portable batteries are more useful than ever, with the increasing number of devices most of us need to keep charged. That's why we've partnered yet again with Xcentz on a giveaway, and this time, we're sending out 15 portable batteries to our readers. We also have an exclusive coupon code, if you'd rather just buy one now. Read More
Google Assistant started with native support for basic smart home products like thermostats and lights, but has since expanded to dozens more from locks to vacuums, cameras, kitchen appliances, bedroom furniture, and bathroom equipment. With today's addition of chargers, Assistant has upped its tally to 60 different product types. Read More
Amazon is a tangled web of third-party chargers and no-name accessories, and finding reliable ones can be an irritating chore. Anker has always clawed their way to the top of the pile in terms of quality and in the instances where they haven't, their customer service is fantastic. Today, Amazon's offering up to 35% off cables, battery packs, car chargers, and wireless chargers if you're in the market. Read More
Android has been around for well over a decade at this point, with update after update including countless new features. Some of those features are unknown to most people, either because they're hidden inside the system, or because it has been so long since they were introduced that they aren't talked about as much.
We've compiled some of the best power user features in the Android operating system right here, for your reading pleasure. Some of these might sound familiar, but hopefully, you'll find a few surprises. Read More
Graphene has been dangled in front of us for over a decade as a new, magical material capable of solving all our technical problems, while steadfastly staying out of consumer products. It's a materials science fact with the mythos of science fiction, but it's finally percolating down into stuff you can actually buy, like this portable charger/battery. Made by a Chinese company called Elecjet, the Apollo Max promises 37Wh (10,000mAh) of capacity, 100W charging, 60W discharging, and a 19 minute recharge time. Unfortunately, that last claim is just science fiction. Read More
It could only be a PhoneBuff video if you find a robotic arm flicking through a smartphone. The latest video on the YouTube channel pits the Google Pixel 4 XL against the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max in a performance test. To nobody’s surprise, the Apple flagship took the lead while the Pixel 4 XL did show some signs of improvement over its predecessor. Even if you don’t approve of such speed tests, they do bring out some crucial points on how a phone handles demanding conditions. Read More
If you're looking for a feature-packed power bank that won't break the bank, Aukey's 8,000mAh portable battery has got you covered. You can get it for just $22.5, thanks to the coupon code below, which is $7.5 less than the MSRP. Read More
If you're in the market for a product that can charge multiple devices at once and doesn't skimp on features, the Anker PowerCore+ 19000 PD may be the power bank for you. This battery can charge up to three devices simultaneously, doubles as a USB-C hub, and includes a 30W USB-C wall charger. Today a new deal brings its price down to an all-time low of $60 ($70 off). Read More