power adapters

  • Tiny netbook charger features auto and home plugs, retractable cord

    Tiny netbook charger features auto and home plugs, retractable cord

    Emerge Technologies has an intriguing universal netbook adapter on its hands with this 40-watt car and wall charger. Aside from the adapter’s tiny size, it’s got just a single retractable cord for connection to your netbook and an extra USB port for charging up a mobile device. Read More

  • Kensington’s new universal laptop charger, she is wonderfully tiny

    Kensington’s new universal laptop charger, she is wonderfully tiny

    Just met with Kensington here at CES and they’ve got a universal notebook charger coming out next month that uses 30% less energy than conventional adapters and is, perhaps more importantly, very nicely sized at 4.5″ x 2.2″ x 0.8″ – the photos don’t quite do it justice. I thought it was a larger external backup battery for a cell phone at first. Read More

  • iGo power gear now with garlic, to ward off vampire power

    iGo power gear now with garlic, to ward off vampire power


    iGo, a leading developer of multi-device chargers for laptop computers and mobile electronic devices, plans to roll out some new items at their first-ever visit to CES, just a few weeks away. The iGo Laptop Charger, with iGo Green™ Technology, lets you “[c]harge your laptop and other devices from any standard wall outlet, including automatic shut-off and recovery to reduce vampire… Read More

  • Hammacher Schlemmer 150-Country Travel Adapter

    Hammacher Schlemmer 150-Country Travel Adapter


    I’m not sure how old this 150-Country Travel Adapter is, but it’s worth noting. It’s quite compact and allows for simultaneous charging of AC and USB. Plus it has a built-in surge protector. The adapter is configurable to work throughout Europe, Australia, Africa and the Americas. It’ll set you back $29.95, but its utility seems more than worth it. 150-Country… Read More