Square’s simple point-of-sale systems are about to get easier/better. The new reader is a contactless device that accepts Apple Pay & cards with EMV chips. Still wireless. Still pocket-sized.
Summer is here and that means the beach is where you’ll be staring at your phone and scrolling. And if you’ve got Solartab, a 5.5-watt solar charger designed specifically for charging your phone & tablet, you can soak up the rays & scroll your summer away. The charger’s 13K mAh battery even stores the power for later use.
The shockproof, water-resistant Venture 30 charger from Goal Zero can be powered up by USB or optional solar panel. And with a full charge, it will juice up your phone 3 times, as well as tablets, headlamps, cameras and other devices. The whole kit is compact & weighs just 1.5 pounds.
Lightphone is the size of a credit card and does nothing but make & receive phone calls. It also works with your normal phone to forward calls but nothing else. The idea is that you’ll use it less and feel like you’re disconnecting without really disconnecting. Baby steps. Lightphone is currently funding on Kickstarter.
Designed for iPhone 6 & completely waterproof to a level that exceeds military standards, the Juice Pack H20PRO from Mophie will protect your most prized possession from drowning while also giving you 100% more battery power. Who doesn’t need that?
Made for compatibility with all Apple Watch models and bands, the Watch Dock from Mophie begins charging your watch as soon as it’s placed on the dock. It features all-aluminum construction with leather accents and offers USB connection with tangle-free cable management.
Smaller than your smartphone, Mophie’s Spacestation gives you up to 128GB of external storage, 600mAh of universal power for virtually any USB device & WiFi Space Portal to access, back up, and transfer files with your Mac, PC and portable devices.
The Nomad battery pod is small enough to fit in your pocket & features an 1800 mAh lithium polymer battery with enough power to charge your Apple Watch 4 times. It will also charge other USB devices with its integrated Type A & Type C USB ports.
This tiny, 1-inch cube could save your phone’s life. It offers Lightning & USB connection, a slot for a micro SD card, an LED flashlight, & even a port to plug in a common 9-volt battery when your phone is about to die & plugs or power supply are not available.
This compact, rugged USB power supply from Brunton is both shockproof & weatherproof & provides up to 2.5 charges for your device. It also includes a 3-in-1 Adapter Cable with Micro USB, Lightning, & 30-Pin to USB connection.