Texas Instruments develops wallet-size notebook adapter

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/20090416Techno_TIICC_01.JPG" alt="" />Wanna know something about laptops? No matter how small and portable you make 'em, the AC adapter's alw

Review: Kensington Rechargeable Pocket Booster for Mobile Phones

Short Version: Simple to operate and offering the ability to pop out the rechargeable AAA batteries for use in other devices, the Pocket Booster pulls double duty as life support for your phone and ba

Fashionable(?) wristband charges your phone

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/chinavasioncvfzg032side.jpg">Get right outta town, I would actually use this. It’s a somewhat unassuming wristband (looks like it’s m

Power.com And Facebook Are Friends Again (Almost)

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/power.jpg" /> After being <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/01/02/facebook-defends-its-turf-sues-powercom/">sued by Faceboo

Facebook Defends Its Turf, Sues Power.com

<img alt="" />Newly launched <a href="http://www.power.com">Power.com</a>, a service that lets users <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2008/11/30/powercom-for-social-networking-power-users/">agg

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

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/igo-laptopcharger-021.jpg" /> iGo, a leading developer of multi-device chargers for laptop computers and mobile electronic devices, plans

Power.com: For Social Networking Power Users

<img alt="" />Chances are you use at least two major social networks - 49 million people, for example, visited both MySpace and Facebook in October 2008 (Comscore, worldwide). Nearly 7 million people

If gamers ruled the world?

Wow. That’s pretty much the only word that can describe Tom Armitage’s “If Games Ran The World.” Its thesis is that, in the next few years, people who grew up playing video games will

Double charge your Android phone

Here’s a nice idea: a charger for your G1 Android-powered phone that simultaneously charges the phone and a second battery. Peter complained about the battery life of the G1, so maybe picking up

Review: Kensington 4-Port USB Charger

Short Version: The Kensington 4-Port USB Charger is an ideal solution for people toting multiple USB-powered gadgets who want to charge more than one of those gadgets at a time without looking for ope

Review: Kensington Portable Power Outlet

Quick Version: This handy, compact, five-in-one power doodad from Kensington turns one outlet into three plug-ins and two USB charging ports for $24.99.

More wireless power: this one looks practical

I’m not an experienced electrical engineer so I’m never sure about the feasibility of this sort of thing, but I’ve seen wireless power demonstrated before, and if you’re willin

Duracell battery tells you how to jumpstart your car

According to a Xantrex Technology Inc. Survey, 71%of American travelers do not have an emergency preparedness kit in their vehicle, and only 11% have an independent jump-start solution that does not r

Review: Medis 24/7 Power Pack fuel cell charger

Short Version: The Medis 24/7 Power Pack makes for a good, easy-to-use emergency charging kit to keep in the car or for use anywhere without access to conventional power. At $30 to $50, it’s relativ

Dude, no way – blender uses wireless power

http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/mnr_lib/200808/players/player-single.swf?job=34799Get right the hell outta town with this thing. Here’s a blender – a blender – using wireless power. It’s the res

Karl Zahn's Smart Kleat

File this one away in the “only if I thought of this, I could pay my baby momma.” The Smart Kleat. Kind of self explanatory but still innovative. It will be available from Charles &

CrunchDeals: 60-watt solar charging kit for $279.99

Hey, this deal is only good until 1:00 PM Eastern today, so hop on it if you’re interested. It’s the Sunforce 5004 60 Watt Solar Charging Kit, sold by Amazon. The kit includes a PVC mounting frame

Car cigarette lighter with four USB connections

Yes, yes, a thousand times, yes. For $22.99 you can charge four USB-powered devices plus another regular DC-powered device in your car. It’s only $22.99 – roughly the cost of one or two device-spe

Socket Sense, where have you been all my life?

Socket Sense is a power strip with plugs set at 45-degree angles. Each one expands or contracts based on the size of the thing you need to plug in. Brilliant. My current surge protector makes me sad n

Plasma torch garbage processing produces usable gas, electricity

Taking another step towards using our trash for fuel, Plasco Energy Group is putting up a large-scale plant in Ottowa that will use plasma torches to essentially vaporize trash into usable “syng
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