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Anker’s bulked-up battery pack broadens charging options

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The new Anker 633 Magnetic Battery packs a 10,000 mAh capacity.
The new Anker 633 Magnetic Battery packs a 10,000 mAh capacity.
Photo: Anker

If you’re one to suffer charging anxiety while out and about, Anker has your cure. It unveiled its latest portable, MagSafe-compatible charging bank Monday, the Anker 633 Magnetic Battery.

The beastly little brick packs a 10,000mAh battery capacity, Anker’s first product of this kind to do so. Plus it features speedier wireless charging than some previous packs as well as spritely USB-C charging when you just want to pull out a cable and get it over with.

Save more than $200 on a portable charger that can juice your MacBook multiple times

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This portable super battery is the perfect New Years gift.
Charge your MacBook and everything else with this 5-in-1 charger.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

There are portable batteries, and then there are powerhouses like the ScoutPro Ultimate All-in-One Charger with LED Display. This beefy portable battery can fully charge a MacBook and four other devices at once. And for our second Cyber Week sale, it’s just $127.20 (regularly $349) with code CYBER20.

Jump-start gadgets and cars with mophie’s 3 rugged new portable batteries

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The compact is a jumpstarter for your vehicle that powers up gadgets, too.
The compact is a jumpstarter for your vehicle that powers up gadgets, too.
Photo: Mophie

Accessory-maker mophie launched three new portable batteries in its powerstation go rugged series Wednesday. Each one is capable of charging mobile devices, powering lights and more during a power outage, or even jump-starting a car if necessary.

“The addition of rugged to our existing powerstation go lineup gives customers another option for power while on-the-go,” said Gavin Slevin, managing director of mophie parent company Zagg International, in a press release. “We are excited to equip users with another multifunctional and affordable portable power option for peace of mind while on the road.”

This 5-in-1 portable power bank is 54% off ahead of Black Friday

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Never let your battery die with this Black Friday deal.
Charge five Apple devices at once with this 200-watt battery pack.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Do you frequently use multiple Apple devices and worry about keeping them all charged? With this pocketable 200-watt power bank, you can carry a backup battery that keeps everything juiced. In fact, it can charge five devices at once, from iPhone and Apple Watch to MacBook and AirPods.

Sound too good to be true? It’s not. And the ScoutPro Ultimate All-in-One Charger with LED Display is on sale for just $159 during our Pre-Black Friday Doorbusters sale.

Last chance! Enter to win a powerful battery pack from ZMI [Cult of Mac giveaway]

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ZMI PowerPack No. 20
Enter for your chance to win one of these powerful ZMI PowerPacks.
Photo: ZMI

You’re on a plane, binge-watching your favorite show, but your laptop is running out of battery. With two hours left before you land, you kick yourself for not being prepared. “That’s it,” you think to yourself, “as soon as I land, I’m getting a powerful battery pack.” Well, this week’s giveaway is for you.

ZMI is giving away two powerful portable chargers valued at nearly $230 to two lucky winners. The top prize is the $149 ZMI PowerPack No. 20, which puts out a massive 210W and can recharge a 16-inch MacBook Pro and two other devices simultaneously. This good-looking battery pack won a prestigious design award from Red Dot.

Second prize is the more portable ZMI PowerPack 20K Pro, which puts out 65W max and is valued at $80. Enter this week’s giveaway for your chance at winning one of these two battery packs.

These 4 Crave chargers and accessories will power you through the summer

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Deck out your iPhone with these 4 charging deals by Crave
These charging deals from Crave have your iPhone completely covered.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Looking for a way to keep current all summer? Look no further than Crave, a charging and phone accessory brand that PCWorld says created “an impressively thin portable battery.”

Here are four popular Crave products currently on sale that will power your iPhone through a cable in your car, a charging stand on your desk, a portable battery in your bag, and even a charging case cradling your phone. 

Win a super-cute SuperMini portable battery pack [Cult of Mac Giveaway]

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Zendure SuperMini battery pack giveaway: The SuperMini is smaller than a credit card.
The SuperMini is smaller than a credit card.
Photo: Zendure

Don’t get caught without juice ever again. This week, Cult of Mac is giving away two SuperMini portable battery chargers from Zendure.

The SuperMini is one of the smallest portable chargers available, yet it packs formidable charging power. Smaller than a credit card (but thicker), the SuperMini fits easily into a pocket or bag, but has enough juice to recharge an iPhone 12 Pro three times over. If you want a portable charger that is adorable and can fit anywhere, make sure to enter this giveaway.

HyperJuice 5000mAh battery pack magnetically attaches to iPhone 12

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HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack for iPhone 12 adds 5000mAh to your handsets.
HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack for iPhone 12 charges the handset without wires, cases… anything else needed.
Photo: Sanho Hyper

HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack for iPhone 12 makes charging as easy as placing the power bank on the back of Apple’s latest handsets. The two devices will cling together while the iPhone is getting juiced up, no wires or clips necessary.

Mophie clip-on power bank charges your iPhone on the go [Review]

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Mophie Juice Pack Connect review
The Mophie Juice Pack Connect is bulky, but the clip-on battery is easily removable.
Photo: Ed Hardy/Cult of Mac

Attach the Mophie Juice Pack Connect to your iPhone to significantly increase the battery life. And replace it with a ring holder/stand when you want a slim handset again.

I put this clip-on battery system to the test. Here’s how it stood up.