Charging & Power Archive

Best USB-C & USB-A Power Tester (Voltage Meter)

USB is something of a paradox. Short for “universal serial bus,” it was meant to be a single replacement for myriad older standards. But it’s hardly universal. With USB Type-A, Type-C, Micro USB, Type-B, and other oddball formats, you still need multiple cables. Moreover, with wireless data transfer getting faster by the day, USB use for data transfer has declined. Meanwhile, USB is regularly used …

Detailed Review of the TrekPow G300 Portable Power Station

There’s no way to navigate modern life without electronics. When you think about it, virtually every daily activity depends on it to some extent or another. For instance, imagine something as simple as getting out of bed in the morning. Unless you’re old-school, you probably use the alarm on your smartphone. And unless you’re very old-school, you almost certainly don’t use a mechanical clock. The …

Layman’s Review of the Bluetti EP500 Power Station

There’s no denying that electronic devices have made our lives better and more convenient. No longer do we have to write down everyone’s phone number and keep it in a book. It’s all in your phone. And when you buy a new phone, their numbers transfer right along with your account. Similarly, it’s practically impossible to do business these days without a laptop. Even “low-tech” …

Technaxx TX-159 Portable Disco Light USB Car Charger Review

These days, we rely on our phones more than ever, even when we’re driving. Now, we’re not endorsing texting and driving or anything like that. Safety should come first, at all times! That said, there are plenty of legitimate reasons to use your phone while driving. Many people use their phones for playing music, or as a GPS, just to name a couple of common …

Ultimate Guide to the Best 2000w Pure Sine Wave Inverter

Inverters are burdened with the difficult task of converting DC power to AC power. For smaller and more portable pure inverters, more often than not, that means converting from the DC current of a battery to the AC current used by most household appliances. AC generators have their place. If you’re willing to transport and burn fuel, endure fumes, and ignore the roar of an …