Charging & Power Archive

Review of the Bluetti MAXOAK AC50 500Wh Power Station (Solar Generator)

A hundred years ago, the average person didn’t own a single electronic device. If you lived in a well-to-do neighborhood, you might have electric lights or an old-timey telephone. Nowadays, we all rely on our electronics to get through daily life. Whether you’re texting your friends, attending a Zoom meeting for work, or even ordering a pizza, you’re using your phone. To help you stay …

Review of the AUKEY PB-Y24 (26800 mAh) USB-C Power Bank

Your personal electronics work to make your life easier and significantly more connected. Think about how much time you spend on your phone and other personal devices every single day. The people you contact, the information you have at your fingertips, and the versatility of the tool as a means of connection. But all that connection and productivity comes at the cost of battery power, …

Best 100 Watt 12 Volt Monocrystalline Solar Panels

Solar panels used to be an expensive investment, used for off-grid cabins or other applications where on-grid power wasn’t available. But nowadays, solar panels can be used to power everything from floodlights to security cameras. They’re now so affordable that just about anybody can get in the game. Even better, several states also give you a tax deduction on your solar panel purchase. There are …

CHOETECH 61W USB-C (GaN & PD) Charger Review

Finding the right mobile device or laptop charger can be a huge struggle, especially since picking the wrong charger can lead to you not being able to use your gadgets while on a trip or on vacation. Even worse, some chargers aren’t well suited for certain types of mobile devices or laptops. These can lead to burnouts, short-circuiting, or other mechanical problems. The last thing …