If you’re the type of multitask, or if you’re looking for a good way to motivate yourself to exercise, this bicycle dynamo USB charger by Thanko could be just what you are looking for. As the name implies, you will be able to charge your device simply by pedaling the bicycle, which is great especially if you’re someone who relies on a bicycle as their main mode of transportation.
Solar-powered chargers aren’t uncommon nowadays and are pretty good alternatives to regular chargers, especially for people who are always on the go or outdoors all the time. Well, A-Solar has come up with a new charger called the Travel Pal. What makes it different from other chargers is its multi-functionality. Besides housing an internal battery that stores power and charging your USB devices (i.e. phones and tablets), it also works […]
As most of you will know by now, gadgets in Europe all have a standard to comply with when it comes to chargers. It is mandatory for manufacturers to use Micro USB ports for their products unless they provide compatible adapters for their devices. Since Apple’s iOS devices all have the proprietary port, Apple had to provide an adapter for it, and it looks like they’ve finally done it. If […]
Not a fan of the tiny speakers that adorn your tablet? Looking for some external speakers that can help boost the volume of your device without forcing you to plug it into a dock of some sort? Well, the folks over at Brando are now selling USB Portable Mini Stereo Suction Mount Speakers that might do the trick. What’s great about these speakers are the fact that they have suction […]
You know what they say about making backups of your data – it might seem like a chore or even burdensome for most of us, but it is an essential part of your tech lifestyle. After all, digital files are nothing like hardcopies of your bank statements – once they’re gone (the original and only copy), then that’s that. There’s no way of retrieving it for the average user, unlike […]
With USB 3.0 promising faster transfer rates, we’re sure that there are many users out there who would love to get their hands on a USB 3.0 external hard drive, but the good news is that instead of spending $80-$100 on a new USB 3.0 external hard drive, you can instead opt for the $29 Super Talent USB 3.0 Storage POD Enclosure.
Most, if not all phones in Europe use a micro USB interface (pictured above circled in red) to charge and sync, but Apple has stubbornly held on to their 30-pin dock connector design. Back in 2009 the European Commission managed to reach a voluntary agreement with 10 mobile phone manufacturers to adopt a standard micro USB interface, and Apple was one of the parties who signed a Memorandum of Understanding, […]
If you’re sick of having to plug and unplug various hard drives and thumb drives from your computer, and you would like a more wireless/cloud storage based system set up in your own home, LaCie has debuted their LaPlug, which is essentially LaCie’s answer to the PogoPlug, so if you’re looking for an alternative solution, perhaps the LaPlug might have something different to offer you.
Do you carry secret or sensitive documents with you on the go? Perhaps you work for the government or an organization that deals with highly sensitive data, and if you’re looking for a secure way of carrying those computer files with you, Kingston may have the answer for you in the form of the DataTraveler D6000.
If you’re in the market for new external hard drives, Buffalo has just announced two new external hard drive models – the MiniStation Extreme and the DriveStation Axis Velocity, both of which will support the USB 3.0 standard, allowing fast transfer rates assuming of course your computer has USB 3.0 ports to begin with.
If you carry out with you a variety of gadgets, such as a smartphone, a tablet, a portable gaming console, camera etc, you probably have a ton of devices that need charging by the end of the day. GAMETECH’s Double USB Charger will allow you to charge up to two devices simultaneously from one device while on the go, without the need for battery packs or additional batteries for your […]
Today Toshiba outed an update to their series of external hard drives, the Canvio 3.0. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because it wasn’t too long ago that Toshiba released the Canvio 3.0, and it doesn’t look like this refresh will be bringing anything new to the table, unless of course you’re a firm believer and user of cloud storage.
iTwin, the nifty wireless filesharing device was announced to have Mac OS X support late last month. As of today, the device has left the beta testing stage and is now ready to be used by the public. Users who want to download the upgrade for their computers can head over to iTwin’s website to get it.
Heads up gamers, Corsair has just unveiled four new gaming peripherals that are aimed at both FPS (first person shooter) gamers, MMO (massively multiplayer online) and RTS (real time strategy) gamers alike. The Vengeance K60 keyboard and the M60 mouse are aimed at FPS gamers, while the Vengeance K90 keyboard and M90 mouse are aimed at MMO and RTS gamers.