Despite their once-revered sleek design and fancy carrying cases, bag phones are simply no longer practical. Thanks to Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, we can now take our phones and other mobile devices just about anywhere we go. We maximize this portability on a daily basis, no longer tied-down, attached to the wall outlets we once relied on for power. Just consider the notion of what it would be like if we were unable to take our laptops and tablets with us to coffee shops, on planes, or just to log-in from home. It seems virtually inconceivable in this day and age, doesn’t it?
Stopping by a Batteries Plus Bulbs location is always a good option if there’s one nearby. However, when a store isn’t easily accessible, it’s nice to have an alternative power source to count on. Here are some excellent USB-adaptable products that offer reliable backup power with the flexibility of charging our highly-necessary mobile electronics on-the-go :
1. Perform shallow discharges – although there is no “memory effect” associated with these batteries, draining them frequently will diminish their lifespan
2. Avoid full charging too long and too often – leaving a device plugged into a wall charger long after it’s charged to 100% will degrade it’s longevity
3. Perform full discharges monthly – today’s “smart batteries” need to re-calibrate by being fully spent every 30 days or so, which will reset its internal clock
4. Keep cool – heat will do more damage to a battery than anything else
Rayovac® On-the-Go Phone Charger – No need for cords! This portable power source provides an additional hour of talk time on cell or smart phones, while holding its charge for 12 months. Powered by a Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery itself, it can be used and recharged hundreds of times, over and over again.
Rayovac® Car & Wall Charger Combo Pack – This product is ideal for charging multiple devices on-the-fly. This portable power supplier allows up to 2 USB-adaptable devices to be charged at a time into either a wall outlet OR a car lighter. When the LED indicators show that the devices are charged, then they’re good to go.
Rayovac® 7-Hour Battery Back Up – This power bundle, which uses 4 AA Alkaline Batteries (which are included) provides 7 hours of additional talk time. Compatible with any device that uses a USB power cord, this solution is ideal for any application that involves being away from a power source for a significant amount of time. Furthermore, it’s a great device to have around in case of any type of power-loss emergency.
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We repair broken Apple® devices, including iPads®, iPhones® and iPods®, most Samsung® devices and many more. Plus, we have screen protectors for cell phones and tablets.
In-store services include (among others):
• Cracked Screen Replacement
• Button Replacement
• Camera Repair
• Charge-port Repair
• Headphone-jack Repair
• Speaker Repair
• Battery Installation
• Screen Protector Installation
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