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[Deal Alert] ZeroLemon 26,800mAh solar charging battery with USB-C and QC3.0 down to $40 ($10 off) on Amazon with code

There are tons of portable batteries on the market, but few can claim the amount of features that ZeroLemon's 26,800mAh solar charging pack can. If you've been looking for a battery and you're a more adventurous individual, you might want to jump on this $39.99 deal, which is achieved with a coupon code you'll find below.

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Mophie alums launch Nimble, a new eco-friendly accessory company

Mophie is a recognized name in the high-end electronics accessories space, and a few of the company's co-founders have just launched a new accessory brand called Nimble, with an eco-mindful twist: its products are made with more renewable and recyclable materials —bioplastics, hemp, and recycled water bottles — to reduce ewaste. From what we can tell, they don't sacrifice anything in style or function, either.

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Google Maps location sharing shows your contact's battery level

Google has gone through several versions of location sharing over the years, all the way back to Google Latitude. That feature was inside Maps, but then location sharing moved to Google+. It came back to Maps last year, and an interesting new feature has rolled out. Now, sharing your location also shares your battery level.

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[Deal Alert] ChargeTech 27,000mAh 85W/110V battery for $138.75 on Amazon ($46 off)

Not everyone has one, but for many of us, external battery packs are one of the only things that can keep us going on long trips. The perils of the modern life unfortunately include battery life limitations. It's nice to get a good deal on a battery, when you can, since they can be pretty expensive. That's why we're pointing out ChargeTech's 27,000mAh 85W battery. It doesn't have USB-C, but it does have two USB-A ports, and a sizable 85W output over the included 110V AC outlet. Best of all, it has a chunky coupon for $46 off, bringing the price down to a palatable ~$139.

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Review: RAVPower’s two solar-charging batteries are ready for your next summer trip

For many of us, an external battery pack comes in near the top of our accessory priority list. Whether you travel for work or pleasure, topping up your gadgets on the go can be important, and that need can extend into durations or locations that require a few extra features or added durability. So, for all you outdoorsy types prepping for summer trips, we're taking a quick look at two new RAVpower batteries. One is "waterproof," both are solar-powered, and they clock in at 10,000mAh and 25,000mAh respectively. 

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Malaysian CEO reportedly killed in his sleep by exploding smartphone

Nazrin Hassan, CEO of Malaysian venture capital firm Cradle Fund, reportedly died of injuries caused when his cell phone exploded as he slept. The cause of death was initially said to be smoke inhalation — but according to a statement released by Cradle, Hassan died of "complication of blast injuries attributable to an exploding hand phone." It's not currently clear what type of phone was involved.

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[Deal Alert] Tronsmart 10,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 just $14 ($9 off) on Amazon with promo code

One can never have enough power banks. There's always one more place you can leave them just in case you need some emergency juice. With a promo code, this 10,000mAh Tronsmart battery with Quick Charge 3.0 drops to $13.99, a price so low that you might consider buying a few just as backup.

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[Deal Alert] Mophie's insane Powerstation AC battery drops to $140 ($60 off)

Everyone and their grandmother has a portable battery pack for extra smartphone juice these days, but they're usually dinky little 5,000mAh units with no claims to fame aside from their low prices. Mophie's Powerstation AC, however, is quite different, what with its 22,000mAh capacity, AC plug, USB Type-C PD, and so on. It's now discounted to $139.96, a $60 drop from its $199.95 MSRP.

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RAVPower AC 27000mAh 100W Power Bank review: Big battery, low power, good price

We spend a lot of time researching the gadgets we use, but often gloss over things when it comes to accessories. That seems to be especially true in the case of power, where most of us just sort of use whatever battery or charger we have on hand—convenience is the most important thing. But if you look into the matter, not all batteries are created equal. Thankfully, RAVPower's 27,000mAh, 110V AC-compatible battery has some decent specs in an inexpensive package, and we've got a coupon that makes it even cheaper.

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App Standby Buckets in Android P group apps based on use, limiting resources for less important ones

With every new version of Android come promises of better battery and power management from Google, some of which, like Doze, have worked out quite well. With P, one of the new elements coming are called App Standby Buckets. This method effectively segregates apps into different tiers, or buckets; the system then limits device resource allocation based on which group an app is in.

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