OtterBox goes all-in on fast charging

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OtterBox launched a range of fast-charging products.
New fast charging OtterBox power banks also include wireless charging. And there are new wall and car chargers too.
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While OtterBox is known for its rugged phone and tablet cases, on Thursday it introduced a line of rugged, fast-charging power banks with wireless charging. There are also wall chargers and car chargers designed to quickly power mobile devices.

RavPower’s massive power bank pushes the limit with AC outlet [Review]

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RAVPower RP-PB055 AC Power Bank review
It’s a bit bulky, but the RAVPower RP-PB055 can recharge an iPhone 11 more than 5 times.
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Power banks designed for phones don’t do much for laptops and tablets. But the RavPower RP-PB055 AC Power Bank packs a whopping 30,000mAh, and more than doubles a MacBook’s time between recharges. Even better, it includes a standard wall socket so it can run DVD players, lamps, fans … whatever you need.

I tested it not only with Apple products but with other electronics, too. Read on to see how this uber-size power bank held up.

These portable power banks are perfect to throw in your bag [Deals]

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RavPower Power Bank
Get a pocket-sized powerhouse with dual iSmart outputs, fast charging and up to 20,000mAh capacity.
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These days, traveling is stressful no matter what, so why add worries about iPhone battery life to the list? A good backup battery is one of the handiest tools you can have on hand when the time comes to go outside. And with these deals, cost is no excuse not to have one.

Snag some cool accessories to throw in your bag [Deals]

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Accessories You Can Throw In Your Bag
This awesome gear is compact enough to fit into your bag.
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Technology just keeps getting more portable, so it’s easier than ever to fill our bags with cool stuff. For today’s daily dose of deals, we rounded up some of our best tote-worthy tech, from portable power banks and noise-canceling earbuds to three-in-one charging cables and more.

Jump on Presidents Day deals on gear and gadgets [Deals]

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Gear Gadgets Roundup
Score deals on wireless headphones, wireless power banks, even a charging case that doubles as a gaming console.
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These days, any distraction from politics is a welcome thing. So take this Presidents Day to swoop up some awesome deals on gear and gadgets. That includes VPN subscriptions, noise-canceling headphones, a 3-in-1 wireless power bank, even a phone case that doubles as a gaming console.

This power bank is a full-blown retro gaming console [Deals]

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Gaming Console Power Bank
Relive over 400 classic video games while charging your phone with a 2-in-1 power bank and gaming console.
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Video games have come a long way in the last 30 years, but nothing beats the classics. Unfortunately, there’s not much opportunity to play them anymore. But like all things these days, you can find them on your phone — if you get this incredible power bank that doubles as a retro gaming console.

Dig into early Black Friday discounts on MacBook accessories [Deals]

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Macbook Accesories
Maximize your MacBook at minimal cost with any of these awesome accessories.
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It’s almost Thanksgiving, so Black Friday is just around the corner. If you dread the rush for deals on gear and gadgets, we’ve got an opportunity to skip the throngs and do your holiday shopping early.

Below you will find four awesome MacBook accessories — all available at great prices.

Take your pick of 4 super-handy power banks on sale today [Deals]

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Power Bank Sale
We've rounded up a wide range of seriously discounted power banks.
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You likely never leave home without your mobile devices. Unfortunately, our phones and tablets aren’t (yet) solar-powered, so you shouldn’t be leaving without a backup power bank, either. That’s why we rounded up four of the best portable power packs we’ve seen.

From uber-slim to super-small to mega-capacity, there’s something here to match anyone’s day-to-day needs — and they’re all discounted heavily right now.