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Essential has some new accessories available, including USB-C earbuds and a fast charger

To say it's been a bumpy ride for Essential would be an understatement. After the initial hype surrounding the company's first phone died down, reviews were lukewarm and strong sales failed to materialize. Considerable price drops have followed, and there's also been controversy surrounding founder Andy Rubin and alleged inappropriate behavior. That said, there are some positives for owners of the device, with Essential quick to deliver updates and make improvements.

The world's smallest 360-degree camera made the headlines as a launch accessory for the phone, but the company has just added a few more items to its online store.

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[Deal Alert] AUKEY's USB-C PD 3.0 chargers in 27W, 30W, and 46W flavors are up to 20% off on Amazon

It's taken some time, but USB Type-C with USB-PD is finally making a more substantial impact in consumer electronics. And if you're short a charger or two, now's a great time to stock up. AUKEY is running a promotion on a few of its Power Delivery 3.0-capable chargers in 27W, 30W, and 46W flavors, offering discounts of up to 20% off.

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Satechi announces 75W Type-C USB-PD/QC 3.0 charger for $65

There have been a lot of announcements at this year's CES, but Satechi's latest Multiport Travel Charger caught our eye for one significant reason: it's able to deliver up to 75W of combined power, with 60W alone over USB-C. Not only is that enough to charge a MacBook Pro, but it's also among the highest wattage we've ever seen.

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Anker puts Alexa in a car charger with the Roav VIVA

For every category of electronic accessory, you can be certain that Anker will make one and that Amazon will try to put Alexa into it. These two nearly inescapable industry forces were clearly destined to come together and make a car charger that you can talk to. Thus the introduction today of the Roav VIVA, one of those simple and compelling ideas that makes one wonder why it hadn't existed until now.

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Belkin is finally replacing customers' faulty $45 27W USB-PD car chargers after 7 months

Belkin is one of the most established mobile tech accessory companies out there, but that doesn't mean it's not privy to making mistakes. About seven months back, charger wizards Nathan K and Benson Leung, along with XDA forums member mtucker, discovered a fault with Belkin's $44.99 F7U004 27W USB-PD car charger. Unfortunately, it's taken until now for Belkin to release a revised model, and the process to get one seems rather interesting.

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[Deal Alert] RAVPower's 6-port QC 3.0 charging station on sale for $22.99 ($12 off)

There are just never enough USB ports around to charge all your stuff, right? Well, you can get a sweet deal on RAVPower's 6-port desktop charging hub today. It's on sale for $22.99, which is more than $50 off the retail price and $12 off the "typical" sale price.

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[Deal Alert] Choetech USB-C cables, chargers, and more on sale for up to 43% off at Amazon w/coupon

It seems like every manufacturer is gearing up for Prime Day, and Choetech is no exception. Right now over at Amazon, you can pick up a variety of USB-C cables (one reviewed by Benson), a 5 port 90W QC 3.0 charger, and even a pair of waterproof phone bags. These deals are set to expire on the 10th (Amazon Prime Day), so you only have a few days left. 

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[Deal Alert] Anker 60W 6-port USB charger $20.49 at Amazon ($5.50 off w/ coupon)

There are times in a person's life when they just need to charge up six devices at the same time. When that day comes, will you be sitting dejectedly next to a surge protector stuffed with a random assortment of low-amperage OEM adapters, or will you be brandishing this Anker 6-port charger? Not only can this glorious 60-watt brick spit 2.4 amps on each port (and 12 amps total), but today you can get one over at Amazon for just $20.49, or $5.50 off, via coupon code.

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[Deal Alert] Amazon Goldbox Deal of the Day offers savings on Anker Quick Charge 3.0 chargers and more

Having fast charging is a godsend when you're in tight situations. Whether you've forgotten to charge your phone overnight or you just need a quick top-up while you're driving somewhere, quick chargers are guaranteed to get your phone juiced back up in no time. If you're in need of one, Amazon's Deal of the Day for today includes a few powerful Anker quick chargers, both for your home and when you're on the go.

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[Deal Alert] Get a 5-port Anker Quick Charge 3.0 wall charger for $26.99 and a 20,000mAh Quick Charge 3.0 battery for $34.99 as part of Amazon's Deal of the Day

With more and more Android devices today losing support for removable batteries (the LG V20 is virtually the only mainstream competitor that still features this), consumers are being forced to look to heftier, more powerful chargers and portable batteries. In line with that, Anker is discounting a 5-port wall charger and a 20,000mAh battery, both equipped with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, for today as part of Amazon's Deal of the Day.

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