Charging & Power Archive

Review of the Energizer PPS320 (300W/320Wh) Portable Power Station

Nowadays, we are more reliant than ever before on our electronics. When the power goes out for more than a few minutes, most people start to get nervous. Does my phone have enough charge? What about my laptop? When can I use my coffee maker again? These might sound like minor concerns, but think about what you do with your smartphone alone. It’s a lot …

BLUETTI Unveils the NA300 and B480 at CES 2022

Portable power has come a long way over the past decade. Gone are the days of noisy, smelly, inefficient gas-powered generators. Slowly being replaced by battery technology, originally, heavy and cumbersome lead-acid batteries were the only alternative for several years thereafter. Then, lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology seemingly took over. However, there were a few main problems with Li-ion technology. For starters, there were longevity and …

2022 Guide to the Best Hearing Aid Batteries (Size 10, 13, 312 & 675)

If you’ve been around long enough, you probably remember old-fashioned hearing aids. Not long ago, your hearing aid wasn’t something you just popped into your ear. Instead, you had a big blocky device in your pocket, with earbuds and wires connected. These older hearing aids usually used AA batteries, and were inconvenient to use. As technology got smaller, these big batteries were replaced by watch-style …

Guide to the Best 12v 7Ah Sealed Lead Acid Battery in 2022

Nowadays, we’ve managed to electrify a lot of the tools that used to be manual. Take a wheelchair, for example. Yes, many people who use a wheelchair still prefer to use the manual version. It provides a sense of autonomy, as well as an important way to get exercise. But there are also many reasons to choose a battery-powered wheelchair. For one thing, you may …