power adapters

  • 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

    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, 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


    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