This Discounted Smartphone Dash Mount Has Wireless Charging Built Right In

If you’re like me, every time you get into your car, you find a cable, and plug your phone in to charge. And every time you get out of the car, you unplug it. While that’s not particularly onerous, it certainly adds up over time, but you can take those seconds back with this ingenious dash mount. »Wednesday 12:10pm11/25/15 12:10pm


This $12 Car Charger Features Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

We’ve seen a handful of Quick Charge 2.0-compatible car chargers, but this is the first one we’ve posted with four total USB ports. Only one of those is a Quick Charge port, but the rest should still come in handy for your passengers. [Tronsmart 54W 4 Ports Rapid Car Charger with Qualcomm Certified Quick Charge 2.0… »10/26/15 6:15pm10/26/15 6:15pm

This $6 Car Charger Is The Smallest You've Ever Seen

There are more powerful car chargers out there, and options with more USB ports, but if your primary concern is finding one with as low a profile as possible, you won’t do better than this $6 option from Aukey. It’s so small, it’ll look like it’s built into your car. [Aukey 24W/2-Port USB Car Charger, $6 with code… »9/14/15 6:15pm9/14/15 6:15pm

Ultra-Thin Carbon Nanotube Heaters Will Warm Electric Cars Without Draining Batteries

Since all of the electronics in an electric car are reliant on the same battery as its motor, driving around in the winter with the heater blasting can greatly reduce its range. But a new type of ultra-thin, and ultra-efficient, heating panel covered in carbon nanotubes might change that. »9/11/15 3:45pm9/11/15 3:45pm

$5 Lightning Cables, Solar Batteries, and More Gadget Charging Deals

There’s no such thing as owning too many Lightning cables, and this extra long 5’ model from Spigen is only $5 today with promo code SPIGENCS [ 5’ MFi-Certified Lightning Cable, $5 with code SPIGENCS] Update: Sold Out. Check out this AmazonBasics alternative for $8. »7/07/15 9:20am7/07/15 9:20am

Stock Up On Portable Gadget Chargers During This Amazon Clearance Sale

If you have any summer trips coming up, you’ll want to be sure you have enough extra battery power to keep your phone and other gadgets untethered from a power outlet. Luckily, RAVPower is offering an Amazon clearance sale right now on several of their most popular chargers. »5/06/15 9:45am5/06/15 9:45am

Charge Your Phone and Jump Start Your Car with a Single Device

In case you missed last week’s deal, here’s another chance to grab a 4.9 star-rated external USB charger that will power up your phone, and even jump start your car in a pinch. It’s small enough to fit in your glove box, and chances are, there will come a time that you’ll be really glad you bought it. [RAVPower 500A… »5/05/15 7:15pm5/05/15 7:15pm

This Power Pack Will Charge Your Phone...Or Start Your Car

We're no strangers to USB battery packs, I haven't seen many that will jump a dead car battery. In addition to a 7500mAh USB charger, this highly-rated Cobra JumPack comes with a set of detachable jumper cable clamps that deliver 400 peak amps to your dead car battery. »2/06/15 2:25pm2/06/15 2:25pm

Truck transported on a ropeway going up a 5,400-foot mountain

Linthal 2015 is one of the most fascinating power projects going on in the world right now. When finished, this 2.35-billion-dollar pumped storage system will be able to generate as much power as a nuclear power plant—1,480 MW. The only problem is that there are no roads connecting the construction sites, so they have… »5/15/14 2:23pm5/15/14 2:23pm

Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car To Stay Juiced in Park

Electricity-generating windmills churn out free energy as long as the wind is blowing. So strapping one to the roof of your car where there's always a breeze as long as you're driving just seems obvious. The Transport Turbine—seen here as a 3D printed proof of concept—puts four small wind turbines on the roof of your… »1/08/14 5:38pm1/08/14 5:38pm

This Electric Motorcycle Changes Everything

The Mission RS isn’t notable because it’s electric or because it’s designed and made in America. Or even because it’s really, really fast. Why you’re going to sit down and read every single word of this world-first review is simply because it’s a superior performance motorcycle to any yet made. Period. »8/02/13 1:56pm8/02/13 1:56pm