As portable devices have become more prevalent, power banks have become the must have for anyone who spends any time away from an electrical outlet. Typically power banks offer a microUSB or a USB Type-C port for charging and while many devices have now adopted microUSB or USB-C, many devices still require AC power, which is a problem if your power bank only supports USB charging.
One innovative company looking to make power banks a bit more versatile is Jackery, which recently launched an Indiegogo campaign on their new PowerBar power bank. Over the past month, Jackery was kind enough to let us test one of the early units, so let’s take a [...]
CES is always pretty awesome because it not only gives us the opportunity to see new products from companies we’re intimately familiar with, but it also gives us the opportunity to check out some new products that we need in our lives, yet don’t currently have.
Case in point is the Omnicharge Omni, which is a battery bank with a 120v inverter built right into the unit. This allows the battery bank to be able to power things such as laptops, lightbulbs, monitors, charge flashlights, cameras, and anything with a standard 120v AC North American plug with the same battery bank you already carry around for charging your smartphone. And it’s only slightly [...]