battery packs

This $40 wireless charger will fast-charge your iPhone on the go

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This $40 wireless charger will fast-charge your phone on the go.
Apple fans love this speedy wireless iPhone charger, now on sale for less than $40.
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Forget having to find a wall outlet to charge your phone, or even using a cable to connect an external battery pack. To charge your iPhone in real luxury is to enjoy fast charging, totally wire-free. And one of the best options we’ve found to enjoy just that is the Speedy Mag Wireless Charger.

Usually $119, you can grab it now for only $39.99.

Charge all your Apple gear with one 10,000mAh battery pack

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For less than $50, one portable battery can charge a houseful of gear.
Let this $45.99 magnetic battery charge your iPhone, AirPods and more.
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If you’ve still got an entire corner of your countertop devoted to charging your Apple devices, here’s a PSA: You can finally do away with that spaghetti bowl of cords. Wireless charging has always been more convenient, but thanks to the power and design of the ZeroLemon MagJuice+ Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack, it’s portable and affordable, too.

Get a magnetic iPhone battery pack for less than $35

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This portable iPhone wireless charger is now only $34.97 ahead of Black Friday.
Power up your iPhone quickly while on the go with the Speedy Mag wireless charger, now less than $35.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Keeping your iPhone fully charged can feel like a chore when you’re always on the go. The Speedy Mag charger makes life easier, allowing you to juice up your iPhone battery even when you’re out and about.

Ahead of Black Friday, you can grab this portable wireless iPhone charger for only $34.97 (regularly $119)!

Best MagSafe cables and chargers for iPhone 15

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These are the best MagSafe cables and chargers for iPhone 15.
MagSafe is the best way to charge your new iPhone.
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There’s no better way to charge your new iPhone 15 than with MagSafe. Sure, it might not be the fastest charging method, but it’s certainly the simplest and most convenient. And, let’s face it, plugging in a cable is nowhere near as satisfying as that snap you hear when slapping a MagSafe accessory onto the back of your iPhone.

If you’ll be experiencing MagSafe for the first time with iPhone 15, it’s time to stock up on cables, charging stations and battery packs. Here are the best available right now.

Slim new battery pack keeps your MacBook going

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Baseus Blade HD power bank
The power bank can keep your laptop and other devices juiced up even when you can't find a power outlet.
Photo: Baseus

Baseus rolled out its new thin-and-compact battery pack Friday, the Baseus Blade HD Series 100W Power Bank. It provides 100 watts of power delivery from its 20,000mAh battery to keep MacBook, other laptops and various gadgets going.

Top 10 Momax gifts for travel, WFH and Apple power users

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Holiday shopping guide: If there's an Apple fan on your holiday shopping list, they'll love Momax gear.
If there's an Apple fan on your holiday shopping list, they'll love Momax gear.
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‘Tis the season for outstanding and affordable accessories for your Apple products, and Momax is playing Santa Claus. The company offers 10 great products for travelers, work-from-home toilers and Apple power users alike.

And rest assured, in addition to discounts available on Amazon for the devices, you can take another 15% off with the special coupon code CULTXMAS2022. Happy holidays!

Bluetti Prime Day offers great deals on power products

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Amazon Prime Day features big deals on Bluetti power products this year.
Amazon Prime Day features big deals on Bluetti power products this year.
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This post is brought to you by Bluetti.

If you’re wondering when Amazon Prime Day is this year, heads up — it’s Tuesday and Wednesday of this week! So you can look forward to price cuts from national brands and small businesses across virtually every category.

Taking a cue from the retail giant, power products maker Bluetti is calling its big annual shopping event “Bluetti Prime Day” on those same dates, July 12 and 13.

You can find the best deals at www.bluettipower.com on solar power stations, solar panels, various accessories and more. We link to the best deals below.

Charge your iPhone up to seven times with this 20,000mAh backup battery

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Charge your iPhone, iPad, AirPods, and Apple Watch with this massive portable Apple charger.
Get one backup battery to charge your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and AirPods.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Think of the last time your iPhone died in the middle of the day. Whether you were working or simply going about your day, those low battery notifications probably led to some minor inconveniences. You can remedy those concerns with a high-capacity power bank such as this Extreme Boost from Aduro.

Sporting 20,000mAh of capacity, this portable charger lets you fully recharge multiple Apple gadgets at the same time. And you can purchase one for just $32.99 (regularly $89) for a limited time.

Portable power pack can charge iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods

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Charge 3 devices on the go with this charger.
This portable charger has a massive battery.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

We see all kinds of battery packs, but few as innovative as the Chrger Porta. Like most of them, it can restore your drained iPhone. But this pocket-size power source also comes with a special compartment for charging straight-stem AirPods and a built-in puck for an Apple Watch. And you can charge up all three devices at the same time.

This powerful portable charger can do it all. And it’s on sale for $69.99 (regularly $109) for a limited time.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Get more from your iPhone with 4 useful accessories [Deals]

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Protect, sanitize, charge, and get more enjoyment out of your phone with these four accessories.
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You can instantly level up your iPhone game with any one of these four great iPhone accessories. Plus, you’ll save as much as 80% on these hot deals.

Come for the noise-canceling headphones and portable UV sanitizer, stay for the solar-powered power bank and lifetime VPN subscription!

Uniq iPhone battery is also wireless charger and phone stand [Review]

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Uniq HydeAir
The Uniq HydeAir sports several unique features along with the expected ones.
Photo: Ed Hardy/Cult of Mac

The Uniq HydeAir isn’t your standard 10,000mAh external battery. Beyond USB-A and USB-C ports, it also lets you enjoy the benefits of wireless charging when traveling. And it even has a built-in stand for your phone.

Charge into our hands-on review to discover if HydeAir is right for you.

Get $10 off Just Mobile’s new AluBase and Gum Slim [Watch Store]

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You know you want this Just Mobile AluBase Wireless Charger and maybe a Gum Slim Hybrid Battery, too.
You know you want this sweet new wireless charger.
Photo: Just Mobile

What’s better than trying something new? Trying something new and saving money.

Our friends at Just Mobile recently introduced the AluBase Wireless Charger and Gum Slim Hybrid Battery, and in celebration we’re knocking $10 off the price for the next week, through Wednesday. Grab the savings on the Cult of Mac Watch Store, and while you are there be sure to check out all our other power options.

Energizer’s thick new phone packs an insanely huge battery

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Energizer Power Max P18K Pop
Only Energizer would build a phone with an 18,000 mAh battery
Photo: Energizer

There are people who say they want a phone with the biggest battery they can get, but Energizer proves them wrong. Its latest device sports over 6 times the battery capacity of the iPhone XS Max, but to pack in that much power it’s almost three times as thick as Apple’s current flagship. 

Apple often integrates ideas from rival products into its handsets. That’s not likely to happen this time. 

Pick the power pack that fits your needs [Deals]

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We've rounded up some of the best deals on portable power packs, in time for Black Friday holiday shopping.
We've rounded up some of the best deals on portable power packs, in time for Black Friday holiday shopping.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

When it comes to mobile devices, you can never have too much power. Being mobile means being away from wall outlets when you need them most, so we’ve rounded up some of the very best deals on portable power packs.

From solar-powered and tough to ultra-compact, sleek and everything in between, all of them are discounted by more than half.