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    In a game like Pokemon GO, where the GPS is blaring its location out constantly and the screen and the camera and the GPU and everything is going crazy and hot and tiring and ugh — yeah, batteries be runnin' out. Fast. That's why people bought 1.2 million portable batteries for their phones in the two weeks since the game's launch, according to The NPD Group. Okay, technically since a few days after the debut, on July 10. Sales pace has essentially doubled between that date and July 23. The trend's pretty positive overall. In the six-week period prior to Pokemon GO's debut, sales were up ...

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    There's a new portable phone charger making the rounds that's making claims that seem too good to be true. It's called the ASAP Dash and it claims to be the world's fastest pocket-sized charger. Charging batteries can be compared to filing a bucket with water. If you have a small hose, it will take a long time to fill the bucket, but you won't spill a drop. If you have a big hose, say a firehose, that bucket might fill in just a second or two - but you've got to closely monitor and adjust the pressure, or you're going to get soaked - and the bucket might end up with hardly any water in it. ...

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    Last week we showed you a very novel Qi wireless charger for you to keep your smartphone topped of while in your car, and we were quite impressed with it. Unlike most car chargers that attach to your dash or windshield, this one sits in your cup holder and cradles your phone while you drive down the road. Interesting and convenient! If you're more into carrying around a spare battery, like I do, you might be interested in the ZENS Qi Wireless Charger than other solutions that you have to plug in. Portable Batteries In the "good old days" of PDAs and smartphones we could carry around a ...

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    When OEMs started moving away from removable batteries, many of us were disappointed, frustrated, even angry. Before then we had been able to extend the runtime of our devices by simply slipping an extended battery into the back of our phones and covering it with a new back-plate. Even if we didn't want to go with an extended battery that packed more mAh into a bigger space, we could always carry a spare battery or two with us to make it through extra-long hauls. Non-removable batteries made that impossible to do, which has given rise to the popularity of portable battery packs. Here at ...

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    Since many of today's smartphones and tablets don't have removable batteries, and staying tethered to an electrical outlet isn't a viable option, there's got to be another solution. Hold tight as we look at three portable batteries that you can use with your Android, iOS, Windows, or BlackBerry today! As our smartphones and tablets become a more powerful part of our every days lives, we seem to keep finding more things that we can do with them. My smartphone has become my calorie counter, pedometer, music player, TV, portable WiFi hotspot, primary email machine, turn-by-turn GPS and ...

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