Sunday, December 6, 2015

Holiday Gifts:Help For Power Hungry Personal Tech


Outdoor rugged types or city fashion-conscious dwellers...all addicted to personal electronics...need portable power and light sources...that are practical.  Personal tech gifts are huge-but pointless-unless charged up. PLUS: these lightweight options double as emergency make worthy self-gifts too.
Brooklyn's best portable smokeless wood (feed it twigs) burning oven/grill company-BIO LITE  - doubles as a power-lighting source including the new NANO GRID Light+Power attachment-lantern, torch-powerbank+string lights $99.95. Pictured with CampStove, KettleCharge
3-1 PowerLight-450 lumens + powerbank (USB charge, 2.5mm connector )+ Torch $79.95-lightweight, no hotspots and designed to reflect LED lights in steep angle -controls where/when light escapes lantern. 
BioLite Stove Kettlepot...nifty pours---$49.95

NiteIze  makes torches, flashlights and practical gadgets that are small in size like their Spotlite LED, 3-1 LED Mini Flashlight pictured above -that's a multi-tasking 80 lumen flashlight-high+low modes, lantern and red safety light with SOS, glow or flash modes (2.7 oz)-and lifestyle accessories-like mini 5-1 multitool-with slotted or #2 phillips screwdriver head, scoring point, serrated edge, bottle opener-carabiner clip Doohickey™ClipKey™that TSA won't takeaway unlike our now theirs teeny tiny Swiss Army Knife... great stocking stuffers

SUNNY CASE-makes a really fab solar powered iPhone 6 or 6S size durable case that charges and protects without the bulk! Flipcase design-doubles as a stand---pictured up top, the lid open... on left digital solar output measurement tool see how fast SUNNY is charged, comes with USB charge and Official MFi lightening connector $79

double sided dual panel design-charges phone 4x faster that other models...can see it's ultra thin and lightweight-sleek looking case too...2000 mAh backup battery is integrated ...front facing speaker channel doubles the sound -very handy esp if don't haul around a portable speaker. 
MyCharge offers a bunch of portable charger options...from those that charge via usb to handy one that plugs into an electrical socket.

Cute MyCharge $19.99 teal colored Style Power-rechargeable 2000mAh portable charger-with integrated USB recharge cable plugs in for power

Outdoor Tech...KODIACK MINI $24.95 Ultra Portable Rugged Powerbank comes in bright colors---2600 mAH rechargeable-water, dust, and shock resistant IP 54 rated-LED indicator light when charging-handy-cap opens up -reveal Universal USB port, 3.104 ounces -pocket size-def. "STUFF YOU PROBABLY WANT"

LANDER makes sleek POWELL- and other  handsome+durable travel-laptop cases, backpacks, and interesting-reflective (Illumaweave™) cables with Everpull™connectors for rugged use and centered Core-Grip™ for easy wrapping---eye candy for the design set- -loved these 

LANDER slim fit  Powell Travel iPhone cases-weather tough Mil Std-810 certified-handsome-stylish ridges inspired by reinforced steel containers-textured edges for secure grip-raised bezel protects screen $34.95
Digipower's Solutions Re-Fuel's  products are widely available -including,wall and portable chargers, selfie sticks and  GoPro accessories like waterproof cases and serious portable power battery packs for 12-24 more hours of continuous recording times 
Lithium polymer rechargeable battery...Re-Fuel RF - A78 power bank-7800 mAh-dual USB ports, power LED charge indicator, micro USB port input-comes with 1ft micro USB cable $39.99

BUBBLES...not only charging stations but also means for retail stores to broadcast geo-targeted content + coupons -in-store push notifications (iBeacon technology), and via the app MyBubbles-that can locate a charging Bubbles too. Nifty
GOALZERO---keeps OR attendees smartphone charged---makes loads of portable power/solar panel options including the  YETI 150 pictured above-$229.99- a plug and play, silent generator- (sealed Lead Battery) USB, 12V and AC Inverter power outlets...fires up via sun, car charger or wall outlet