This portable charger/multi-tool offers 300mAh of power from a Li-Ion battery you can charge up with solar or via USB to give you backup, off-the-grid juice for your phone, tablet, POV cameras, and other 1.5A USB devices. It also features an integrated flashlight and a fan attachment.
The Bolt by Photive is a tough, water-resistant portable 900mAh external battery charger with an IP-65 rating to prove just how water/dust/shock-proof it really is. It’s got an all aluminum body with a wrap-around rubber bumper and features 2 USB ports plus a built-in flashlight. via
With just 5 minutes of charge time, the Pronto battery stores enough juice to fully power up your iPhone. Available in 2 sizes, the portable Pronto 5 will recharge your iPhone 3 times while the Pronto 12 will recharge it 9 times. Keep the device plugged in to a wall socket an hour to get the full number of charges. A fully funded Kickstarter project.
They say karma is a bitch. Well, it’s also a pocket-sized portable Wi-Fi device that gives you and up to 8 devices a fast, reliable internet connection all over the USA. No more hunting around for a signal and no contracts or hidden fees, you simply pay as you go.
The Chargerito is the world’s smallest phone charger; roughly the size of a car key fob. Offered with Apple Lightning connection or USB, it also features a built-in bottle opener.
Originally developed for backcountry firefighters, the Beartooth radio device turns your Android or iOS cell phone into a two-way radio enabling calls, texting, and geo-location from remote, off-grid locations. Production to begin in 2015.
The Voyage is the most advanced Amazon E-reader to date, featuring a next-gen Paperwhite display, upgraded Kindle software, & a feature called Page Press that automatically turns the page once you’ve read it. At 7.6mm, it’s also the thinnest Kindle yet, just a hair thicker than the iPad Air.
The Nintendo NES system was a gaming game-changer when released back in 1985. To celebrate 30 years, Nintendo created a limited release version of their new 3DS XL handheld made to look like the original NES controller. Available October 10.
The time has come for Apple Watch. Available in 2 sizes, 3 models and a choice of finishes, including aluminum, stainless, and 18-karat gold, some may think it looks a bit like a small iPhone you wear on your wrist. However, the list of features is extensive and some quite useful. And as you would expect from Apple, the polished design and use of premium materials is a step ahead of competing smart watches. The crown controls scrolling as you choose options for fitness tracking, messages & alerts, the built-in heart rate monitor, Apple Pay and more. A stack of dedicated watch apps are reportedly on the way.
Apple’s new iPhone 6 & 6 Plus have what no other iPhone has had before: NFC connectivity. This not new but new-to-Apple technology finally makes mobile payments possible with iOS. The launch of Apple Pay allows users to securely link their card to their iTunes account and pay with their phones (and Apple Watch) at places like, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Walgreens, Subway, McDonald’s, & Whole Foods.