12/04/2020
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The Best Wireless Power Banks for iPhones

Wireless charging hasn’t always been efficient. As technology has progressed though, wireless charging specs have been getting better and better. Also, with the new MagSage Technology by Apple, things are getting interesting. In saying that – today, we’re going to be presenting the best wireless power banks for iPhones. Apple’s New MagSafe Technology With the […]

The Best Rugged and Waterproof Power Banks 2020 (Review)

For adventure junkies and outdoors enthusiasts, finding a power bank to suit your needs is a tough task. Not only should a good adventure power bank have good efficiency, the correct fast charge protocols, and decent output speeds but they should also be rugged and hopefully water resistant to some extent. Additional features such as […]

The 3 Best Slim Power Banks on Earth

Slim power banks are our favorite form factor with convenience at its forefront. This is because tiny power banks volume wise – such as the Zendure Supermini and RAVPower PD Pioneer 10,000mAh – still don’t match the ease of having a slim portable charger. One of the main reasons for this is that they’re just […]

Best Solar Power Bank Combinations 2020 (Review)

If you’re spending a few days off the grid – camping, hiking, or fishing, you’re going to need a pretty strong power bank to see you through. This is because portable chargers are becoming an essential tool to get the most out of our trip because there’s nothing worse than having your phone, camera, or […]

Anker vs. Aukey Power Banks: Who makes the best portable chargers?

  Anker and Aukey are two of the highly commendable power banks on the market. Both brands take pride in releasing high-quality and affordable power banks that suit nearly every device – from smartphones such as Android phones and iPhones, iPads, laptops, and even low-output devices like Bluetooth Headphones. In addition, these brands have their […]

Are power banks allowed on planes? A complete guide to flying with portable chargers and other Lithium Ion batteries

For those always on-the-go – or even for those who just like travelling for leisure or in general, one of the big questions that’s always asked is: can I bring my power bank to a plane? The short answer is yes. But with that yes comes some important things to keep in mind for a […]

Best Power Banks for the Nintendo Switch 2020 (review)

With the Nintendo Switch being played in handheld mode, it’s very easy to drain its battery which leads us to the question of if it is safe to charge using third-party power banks. Luckily, we found out that yes – it is completely safe to power up your Switch in handheld mode using non-Nintendo licensed […]

Best Power Banks for Samsung Smartphones

With Samsung smartphones being the most popular Android phones right now, we wanted to compile the best power banks for Samsung Smartphones. This is because despite the fact that all Samsung phones are Power Delivery compliant, they will charge much faster using their in house fast charge protocols. In our experience and testing Samsung smartphones […]

Anker Powercore Play 6K (A1254) – Review

 The Anker Powercore Play is a portable charger designed for gaming with its controller-shaped design and mini-fan included to help lessen the heat emitted by your device when in use. Although it’s a great idea by Anker, the execution was a bit of a letdown with its inferior capacity of 6,700mAh or 24.3 watt […]

Anker vs. Ravpower Power banks: Who makes the best portable chargers?

Anker and Ravpower are two of the highly popular and highly recommended power banks in the market. These brands have been releasing power bank models that offer high-quality charging for various devices for an affordable price. In addition, they boast their charging technologies such as PowerIQ for Anker, and iSmart for Ravpower that ensures safe […]

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