Power Banks aren’t just for Cellphones and Tablets, but for Laptops, too!

Looking for Power Banks, aka, external batteries for your laptops? Here’s what you need to know about it and how to compute number of charges.

Laptops give us computing mobility that most tablets can’t provide. Although there’s a whole lot of tablet models out there that seems to be capable of replacing laptops to cater for our daily needs, as a blogger, I could personally say that working with a laptop is still a whole lot easier compared to with a touchscreen slate–even with a wireless keyboard accessory. The experience is just different.

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One common nook for those who work on their laptops outside of their home or office are coffee shops and malls. Laptops even allows us to bring work while we’re on vacation, just like the photo above during my recent quick Bohol getaway. A downside of working with a laptop (well, portable devices in general) is that you’d have to be near an outlet after a couple of hours of using it, as you’re running on batteries after all. Although most cafés have a number of outlets available for customers inside their store, some just don’t have such. A bitter reality is that there are instances which I’m sure a lot can relate to, the coffee shop has outlets but everyone inside the store seems to have conveniently plugged in their devices and there’s not an outlet left for you.

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Ultracapacitors: Chemical-Free, Environment-Friendly Gadget Power Sources

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Your smartphones, tablets, and other handy devices run on electricity from chemical-base batteries. But a new breakthrough technology will be coming out soon with devices that store electricity minus the need for chemicals that batteries need. Soon, you can just buy electronics online and in your favorite gadget stores with this chemical-free technology.

Ultracapacitors

Maxwell Technologies, a company in San Diego, California, recently announced its latest electronic power storing product—the Ultracapacitor—which powerfully recharges in minutes and lasts long enough to perhaps outlive the remote control it supports, said Maxwell Technologies Spokesman Michael W. Sund. The device is just a bit tinier than the usual AAA batteries used in electronic gadgets. Soon, your remote controls won’t have to use AAA batteries to operate, and eventually, your smartphone and other like gadgets won’t either. And that’s less use of chemicals as well, which is good news to our environmentalists. (more…)

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Noontec PowerMe Polo Battery Pack Review

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Another mobile battery pack that Noontec sent to us a couple of weeks ago is the PowerMe Polo. Read on CTB’s review following after the break… The PowerMe Polo Mobile…

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