This portable, lithium-Ion power supply offers backup power via 2X USB-C in & 2X USB 3.0 out that will keep your MacBook & two USB devices charged & running for 13 hours. The first we’ve found for the new MacBook. A funded Kickstarter project.
At one third the weight & double the power of anything else on the market, River is an amazingly versatile portable power supply. It’s got a mega-capacity Li-ion battery (116,000 mAh with a total output of 500 watts) that will charge every device you own, multiple times. For ports, there are 2 USB Quickcharge 2.0, 2 USB, 2 USB Type C, 2 AC Outlets, 2 DC Outlets, & a 12V car port. It can be charged by AC, the car port, or an optional solar panel.
With a built-in 14,000 mAh battery, the IconConnected Power Sleeve from Incase will deliver enough juice for two full recharges of your MacBook Pro and other devices and its all packed into a standard-size sleeve. It features both a USB-C port and USB-A port and will be available later this year in 13-inch & 15-inch sizes.
The Sherpa 100AC is a compact, portable 94.72Wh power bank that delivers plenty of juice for your off-grid power needs. It offers Qi wireless charging, high-speed power delivery, and a variety of ports to power phones, tablets, DSLR cameras, and laptops—including power-hungry MacBooks via a pair of 60W each USB-C ports.
As a renter, you’re not going to mount solar panels on the roof but with SolarGaps smart blinds, you can harness the power of the sun to cut down your monthly power bill. SolarGaps blinds automatically track the sun throughout the day, adjusting to the optimal angles to generate electricity & power devices in your home, apartment or office. They can generate up to 150W of solar energy per 10 sq. ft. of a window, enough to power 30 LED light bulbs or three MacBooks. The set-up is a simple plug & play.
For rugged, all-weather power anywhere you need it, the Black & Decker BCB001K 12V MAX GoPak has you covered. It will power up your tools and other devices anywhere you go with a 4A USB output. And with its 4A microUSB charge input, it will recharge back to full power in just 2.5 hours. It also features built-in LEDs to function as a flashlight when needed.
For those more demanding mobile power needs, the Jackery Power Pro is a 578-Wh battery-powered generator that’s much smaller, lighter, & quieter than your gas-powered genny. Weighing just 12 pounds, it plugs into a 110-volt outlet at home & charges in 6-7 hours or use an 85-watt solar panel to fully charge it with seven hours of full sunlight. It’s got a three-prong 110-volt outlet, 2 DC 6mm ports, a cigarette lighter port, 2 USB ports and a built-in LED light. This beast can recharge your smart phone 45 times.
Light & power are daily essentials, and when you’re away from home, even more so. The portable Cairn XL lantern delivers it all with effortless ease. It gives you 350 lumens of bright white LED light plus enough juice for four mobile charges in Fast Charge mode plus bluetooth app connectivity. It’s an exceptional light & power source home-base or base camp.
The SuperMini Powerbank is a very pocketable 10K mAh backup battery. With 18W USB-C power delivery technology it will maintain 1-2 days of extra mobile power for flagship phones and tablets, and can nearly double the battery life of smaller laptops. Compatible with Apple, Samsung Galaxy, Huawei, OnePlus and Nintendo products. Available in black, silver, & blue horizon. A funded Indiegogo.
Mophie gets it. The Power Capsule is a carrying case for your headphones & wearables with a built-in USB power supply for keeping your gear charged up. Up to 60 additional hours of power. It’s compatible with Beats by Dre Powerbeats2, Apple Watch, FitBit Flex, and a whole slew of other USB chargeable devices.
Pure function. That’s what we want out of a power strip & with this one from BESTEK, we get it in spades. This BESTEK Power Strip with USB is a vertical cube power outlet extender with 3 outlets, 3 USB-A ports & one 15W USB-C port, plus a 5-foot extension cord and detachable base for easy mounting. To keep your devices safe it features over-voltage, short circuit, overload, over current protection, and FCC authentication.
Mercedes teamed up with Vivint Solar to create a new home battery system, similar to the Tesla Powerwall, designed to harness and store power generated by your solar array for powering your home. First released in Europe & South Africa, the Benz batteries will soon be available in U.S. markets. Functional for off-grid power as well as home backup power, the Benz batteries are offered in models ranging from 2.5–20 kWh capacity.
The pocket-size River Rapid is the smallest and fastest lightweight 5000mAh portable charger on the market—at just 3.6 ounces & with one USB-C 18W power delivery port and one 18W USB Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 port, it is definitely the smallest power bank that can power a MacBook Pro—extending work time for up to 50 minutes when powering up off a wall socket it not an option. The USB port charges phones, GoPros, and other small devices at up to 2X the normal speed & the River Rapid also happens to be solar rechargeable.
BioLite has created the world’s first flatpack lantern & power supply. It put outs a bright 500 lumens & is powered by a 12K mAh rechargeable li-on battery. 2 USB ports provide power to your devices and a low energy bluetooth app gives you full control for power, dimming, color change, sleep timers, and more.
It took a minute but DJI has finally integrated their industry-leading Gimbal technologies into a foldable design—making it possible to bring the new Osmo Mobile 3 almost anywhere. It weighs less than a pound, and folded down, measures 6.18 x 5.11 x 1.8 in. making it the ideal companion for shooting content from your phone. Especially when linked with DJI’s Mimo app for mobile editing controls.
The GOSPACE SuperCharger 2.0 is a sweet little tech multi-doer. It packs a 3-port charger with 45W Power Delivery (PD), a 10,000 mAh power bank, a hub—supporting USB & SD Card—for file transfers and interchangeable plugs that support 150+ countries into one sleek, pocketable unit. A funded Indiegogo.
Nothing worse than battling your way out into the wilderness then having no power supply to ensure the stream of selfies and #adventure images get the recognition they deserve. If you have an Estream in your backpack, you’re good. It converts any type of moving water into stored energy to charge every usb-connected mobile device.
The Charge Force power case doubles your phone’s battery life & allows you to power up your phone & case without the hassle of cables. The wireless charging mount works in your home, at your desk or in your car; and the compact case is also compatible with other wireless charging systems, like Qi, so you can cop a charge using public wireless chargers, too.
British watchmaker Christopher Ward partnered with craftsmen at Synergies Horlogères to develop their own Swiss made movement, the SH21. And that’s what powers the new 44mm C8 Power Reserve Chronometer. This stylishly understated chrono features a 2-layered dial with a non-reflective matte finish plus a seconds sub-dial and a power reserve sub-dial. The watch runs for up to 5 days on a charge. Straps are 22mm wide Tibor leather in camel, black, or brown.
Unlike your standard backup battery pack, that only powers USB devices, these powerhouses from Omnicharge will juice up your phone or tablet many times over and they also power anything with a standard three-prong power cord. Available in 2 sizes: the 65W Omni 13, which has a 13.4K mAh battery and the 100W Omni 20, with a 20.4K mAh battery. The 20 also supports wireless Qi charging.