* There is nothing worse than having a dead phone with no charger
* From iPhones to tablets, we rely on chargers to get us through the day
* Helpful chargers to suit a range of different needs
Keeping your smartphone, tablet, or other gadget fully charged is a challenge unique to the 21st century. Fortunately, there are plenty of portable chargers on the market today. Whether you’re a frequent traveler or an outdoorsy type who needs solar power when hiking, we have the best devices to keep your devices nice and charged.
There’s nothing worse than running out of battery life in the middle of an important call or about to take a photo. And when you’re on the go, it’s not always possible to plug your devices into an outlet. These electronic lifelines are so small and light that they won’t add any weight to your bag or pocket. See below to find our eight best picks. The best part: they’re all under $15.
USB Charging Stations for Multiple Devices
No one wants to have to look for plugs around the house to recharge all our different devices. Between our phones, headphones, tablets and what not, it seems like we never have enough plugs. That’s where a charging dock comes in. Not sure where to start? We’ve got you. Have a look at our picks for the best USB charging docks on the market right now.
Wacky USB Chargers
Whether you’re a sci-fi nut, a movie nerd or a comic geek, you get a serious charge out of your favorite movie characters. Now, those same characters can give your most-used devices a boost with these fun, unique chargers. After all, your phone doesn’t run on The Force.
Compact USB Chargers
Stay charged up on your travels with these six compact USB wall chargers for portable power. Easy to carry and pack, these travel chargers offer intelligent charging and can keep multiple mobile devices topped up. See our picks below.
Because different countries use different configurations and even different voltages in their standard wall sockets, keeping your devices charged and happy can easily become one of the biggest little frustrations in international travel. Here are some proven options that we’ve found to be among the best three travel chargers for international jet setters.
Planning an outdoor adventure? You don’t want to get left in the dark. Packing a few solar-charging devices could make all the difference between a ho-hum adventure and the ideal vacation. We rounded up the best solar gadgets to help make your next trip a little more bright.
iPhone 8 Wireless Chargers
Apple is set to release an AirPower wireless charger to go with its trio of newly launched iPhones later this year, but chances are it’ll be pretty pricey. Check out these affordable wireless charging alternatives below.
Cables You Need to Connect Them All
If you’re tired of getting tangled up in all the wrong cords for your many devices, we’d like to help you out. Here is a list of the six most common cables you’re likely to need, in their most practical lengths, and where you can get them for a great price.