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

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The Mophie Juice Pack Connect is bulky, but the clip-on battery is easily removable.
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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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The Uniq HydeAir sports several unique features along with the expected ones.
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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.
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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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Only Energizer would build a phone with an 18,000 mAh battery
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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.
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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.

Best List: FuelBox is the Swiss army knife of iPhone chargers [Review]

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The FuelBox PowerStation has built-in cables, a pair of AC outlets and a mobile battery pack.
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Best List: FuelBox, a home and mobile charging system

There’s a secret magician lurking in our household. We never see them, but they somehow manage to disappear all our charging cables. It drives me batty. The kids, of course, deny any knowledge of the situation. Yet somehow it’s impossible to keep cables around the house. They just keep disappearing.

That’s why I like the FuelBox PowerStation, a charging system that combines a docking station/charging brick with a mobile battery pack. Both the docking station and the battery pack have built-in charging cables — both Lightning and mini-USB. No matter what, the cables can’t disappear.

Give your iPhone a new set of superpowers [Deals]

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Add grip, extended vision, extra life, and other powers to your smartphone with this bundle of accessories.
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Your iPhone comes out of the box full of possibilities. But with the right accessory, you can vastly expand the powers of your phone. This bundle of upgrades will allow your iPhone to cling to walls, see into your house no matter where you are, throw its voice, and add up to 10 extra lifespans.

It’s like Jedi training for your iPhone!

These charging cables evolved. Have yours? [Deals]

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These three versatile, tough new charging options show that the Lightning cable has evolved.
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Considering how much we rely on and use various cables to connect and charge up our devices, it’s high time they learn to keep up. These three new, rugged and highly adaptable cables from Nomad represent a step in the right direction.

From a PVC-jacketed cable to a built-in battery and a universal interface for any connection type, these next-gen cables are well worth checking out.