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  1. HTC MyTouch Mini-USB Wall Charger - White (Main View)

    HTC MyTouch Mini-USB Wall Charger - White

    Regular Price: $9.95

    $9.95 $2.95

    Connect your cellular device to the HTC MyTouch Mini-USB Wall Charger and plug it in to any wall outlet to get powered up and give your weak or dead battery a much-needed charge. A built-in IC chip recognizes a full charge and automatically switches to save mode to extend the life of your battery. It is adaptable to all voltage requirements throughout the US, Europe and Asia  (100~240v), giving you the convenience of easy access when you're on the go.

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  2. HTC Multifunction Audio Cable Adapter 73H000273-03M (Main View)

    HTC Multifunction Audio Cable Adapter 73H000273-03M

    Regular Price: $9.95

    $9.95 $2.95

    The HTC Multifunction Audio Cable Adapter 73H000273-03M allows you to connect a range of audio cables to your device, while only carrying one adaptor. Made with compatibility in mind, the HTC Multifunction Audio Cable Adapter 73H000273-03M features a variety of ports, including HTC ExtUSB standard headset connector, MiniUSB power connector, 3.5mm audio connector, and 2.5mm audio connector. Simultaneously charge your HTC device and talk with a handsfree headset with this HTC Multifunction Audio Cable Adapter.

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  3. HTC PSAA05A-050 Wall Charger (Main View)

    HTC PSAA05A-050 Wall Charger

    Regular Price: $9.99

    $9.99 $2.95

    Connect your cell phone to this new, wall charger and plug it into any wall outlet to get powered up and to give your weak or dead battery a much-needed charge.  Its built-in IC chip prevents overcharging and short circuit, thereby protecting your cell phone.  It is adaptable to all voltage requirements throughout the US, Europe and Asia  (100~240v),  giving you the convenience of easy access when you’re on the go.  High-quality, portable and stylish, this wall charger is the perfect replacement for the original, and great as a spare for travel use.

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  4. HTC MyTouch Wall Charger - Fender Edition (Main View)

    HTC MyTouch Wall Charger - Fender Edition

    Regular Price: $19.95

    $19.95 $2.95

    Connect your cell phone to this new, original HTC wall charger and plug it into any wall outlet to get powered up and to give your weak or dead battery a much-needed charge.  Its built-in IC chip prevents overcharging and short circuit, thereby protecting your cell phone.  It is adaptable to all voltage requirements throughout the US, Europe and Asia  (100~240v),  giving you the convenience of easy access when you’re on the go.  High-quality, portable and stylish, this HTC wall charger is the perfect replacement for the original, and great as a spare for travel use.

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  5. HTC MyTouch Mini-USB Wall Charger - Black (Main View)

    HTC MyTouch Mini-USB Wall Charger - Black

    Regular Price: $9.95

    $9.95 $2.95

    Connect your cellular device to the HTC MyTouch Mini-USB Wall Charger and plug it in to any wall outlet to get powered up and give your weak or dead battery a much-needed charge. A built-in IC chip recognizes a full charge and automatically switches to save mode to extend the life of your battery. It is adaptable to all voltage requirements throughout the US, Europe and Asia  (100~240v), giving you the convenience of easy access when you're on the go.

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  6. HTC Mytouch 4g/ 4g Slide Car Charger Black

    HTC Mytouch 4g/ 4g Slide Car Charger Black

    Regular Price: $12.95

    $12.95 $4.95

    This High Quality T-Mobile MyTouch 4G 4G Slide Car Charger allows you to simply plug your charger into your car's vehicle power socket and connect it to your MyTouch 3G for that much-needed charge when you're on the go. Includes a detachable USB Cable, allowing you to also charge it on your PC.  Enjoy unlimited talk and standby time, while your phone is charging! Fits most in-vehicle power port sockets. Also compatible with most HTC phones.

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  7. HTC MyTouch 3G Mini-USB Car Charger - White (Main View)

    HTC MyTouch 3G Mini-USB Car Charger - White

    Regular Price: $12.95

    $12.95 $4.95

    Don't be stranded with a dead cell phone while you're out and about! The HTC MyTouch 3G Mini-USB Car Charger conveniently plugs into your car's auxillary port for a rapid battery charge, keeping your cell phone battery in top operating condition. The HTC MyTouch 3G Mini-USB Car Charger features a quality, durable coil cord for extended reach and use. Its compact size makes this charger easy to store and perfect for travel use.

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  8. HTC MyTouch 3G Car Charger (Main View)

    HTC MyTouch 3G Car Charger

    Regular Price: $12.95

    $12.95 $3.95

     Don't be stranded with a dead cell phone while you're out and about! The HTC MyTouch 3G Car Charger conveniently plugs into your car's auxiliary port for a rapid battery charge, keeping your cell phone battery in top operating condition. Included is a detachable USB Cable, allowing you to also charge it on your PC. With the HTC MyTouch 3G Car Charger you can enjoy unlimited talk and standby time while your phone charges.

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  9. HTC Audio & Charger Adapter 73H000245-03M (Main View)

    HTC Audio & Charger Adapter 73H000245-03M

    Regular Price: $7.95

    $7.95 $2.95

    The HTC Charger & Audio Adapter 73H000245-03M lets you charge your HTC device while enjoying your favorite music or for a hands free experience using your headset. This adapter gives you 2 ports which enables you to connect your headset to you phone or other HTC device wile charging it simultaneously. An LED light on the HTC Audio & Charger Adapter 73H000245-03M notifies you when your HTC device is connected to the adapter.

     

     

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  10. HTC MyTouch Car Charger w/ Micro USB Cable - White (Main View)

    HTC MyTouch Car Charger w/ Micro USB Cable - White

    Regular Price: $12.95

    $12.95 $3.95

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    Don't be stranded with a dead cell phone while you're out and about! The  HTC MyTouch Car Charger w/ Micro USB Cable conveniently plugs into your car's auxillary port for a rapid battery charge, keeping your cell phone battery in top operating condition. The  HTC MyTouch Car Charger w/ Micro USB Cable features a quality, detachable USB cable so you can also charge your phone via your computer. Its compact size makes this charger easy to store and perfect for travel use. The MyTouch Charger is compatible with most Micro-USB devices.

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A compatible charger is an essential device for any cell phone user. No surprise there. But less obvious are the differences between charger types and the terminology used to describe them:

Since it's introduction in the mid 1990's, USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the standard mode of connection for a host of consumer electronics, mobile phones being no exception.

Many phones manufactured in the last decade feature Mini-USB connections. Mini-USBs are approximately 3 x 7 mm in size and have recently fallen out of favor among manufacturers.

Micro-USB was introduced in 2007, and by 2009 was accepted by the vast majority of cell phone manufacturers as the standard mode of connection. Micro-USB is somewhat smaller than its mini counterpart (1.8 x 6.8 mm), and is also rated for higher transfer speeds.

A number of manufacturers have, at one point or another, developed there own unique USB connection ports and cables. In recent years, however, the vast majority have switched to some variety of universal USB connection, with Apple being the one notable exception. Apple's cables and ports feature proprietary 30-pin connections, which, in addition to providing USB connectivity, also feature HDMI and Analog Audio transfer.

A compatible charger is an essential device for any cell phone user. No surprise there. But less obvious are the differences between charger types and the terminology used to describe them. Here we'll look at the few common variations, and outline what you'll need to know when purchasing a replacement:

Charging Ports and Connections

Since it's introduction in the mid 1990's, USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the standard mode of connection for a host of consumer electronics, mobile phones being no exception. The reasoning is simple; USB allows for the transfer of both data and power, often simultaneously, so a single port will take care of all of the major transfer requirements of a phone. While plug size and shape varies, USB cables almost always feature the same receptacle:

Mini-USB

Many phones manufactured in the last decade feature Mini-USB connections. Mini-USBs are approximately 3 x 7 mm in size and have recently fallen out of favor among manufacturers.

Micro-USB

Micro-USB was introduced in 2007, and by 2009 was accepted by the vast majority of cell phone manufacturers as the standard mode of connection. Micro-USB is somewhat smaller than its mini counterpart (1.8 x 6.8 mm), and is also rated for higher transfer speeds.

Unique or Proprietary Connections

A number of manufacturers have, at one point or another, developed there own unique USB connection ports and cables. In recent years, however, the vast majority have switched to some variety of universal USB connection, with Apple being the one notable exception. Apple's cables and ports feature proprietary 30-pin connections, which, in addition to providing USB connectivity, also feature HDMI and Analog Audio transfer. If you use an Apple device (an iPhone, iPod, or iPad), you'll need a charger designed specifically for Apple products, or an Apple-specific adapter. Certain older phones from Samsung, LG, and others also feature unique connections, and will require brand-specific connectors.

Other Charging Solutions

Charging Pads

Relatively new among charging technologies are charging pads (commonly known as Powermats), which employ wireless energy transfer technology to eliminate the need for wires and efficiently charge a number of devices simultaneously. Charging pads also tend to include a mechanism that cuts off the transfer of energy once a battery has reached full capacity, so you won't need to worry about overcharging your devices.

In the next few years, charging pads will likely begin appearing in a number of automobiles, eliminating the need for conventional chargers and potentially increasing the number of devices that may be charged simultaneously. Of course, until then, standard car chargers provide a simple way charging on the go. Car chargers are available in specific and universal models, and those designed for USB charging devices often feature a removable cable, allowing for easy substitution and broad compatibility.

Portable Chargers and Charging Cases

Also relatively new are charging cases--smart cases designed with built-in battery technology to both increase the life of your phone's battery as well as prevent capacity loss from over- and under-charging. Portable chargers, too, offer a simple way of adding to your phone's life when you're travelling or simply too busy to plug it in. Typically small and lightweight, they charge through the same mechanism as your phone, and often store enough energy to more than double your phone's life.

Solar Chargers

For those who really don't want to rely on a typical electrical connection to keep their phone alive, solar chargers offer another creative charging solution. Solar chargers feature one or more small solar panels, typically attached via a dock, that collect and store energy garnered from sunlight. Solar chargers can, for this reason, provide a sustainable source of energy for those who need to stay connected on trips deep into the wilderness, or for anyone looking to save a little on energy costs.

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