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  1. Power Bank Fashion Series Square Lipstick Style Backup Battery Charger - 2600 mAh (Thumb)

    Power Bank Fashion Series Square Lipstick Style Backup Battery Charger - 2600 mAh

    Regular Price: $49.99

    $49.99 $7.95

    The Power Bank Fashion Series Lipstick Style Backup Battery Charger Features:

    • Extends the battery life of your phone, iPod or other USB device 
    • Sleek, compact design
    • Charges via the included USB cable
    • 2600 mAh Grade A Samsung battery
    • Beautiful braided keychain
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  2. 2 Pack of Micro-USB Charge & Sync Flat Cables w/ Car & Wall Charger (Thumb)

    2 Pack of Micro-USB Charge & Sync Flat Cables w/ Car & Wall Charger

    Regular Price: $20.00

    $20.00 $4.95

    The 2 Pack of Micro-USB Charge & Sync Flat Cables w/ Car & Wall Charger Features:

    • Ability to sync and charge devices with a Micro-USB port
    • Versatile USB plug connects directly to your computer or laptop, as well as wall and car adapters
    • Lies flat to prevent tangles and fit easily under desks or against walls
    • Keep extra an extra cable in your home or office
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  3. Power Bank Lipstick Style Backup Battery Charger - 2200 mAh (Thumb)

    Power Bank Lipstick Style Backup Battery Charger - 2200 mAh

    Regular Price: $69.99

    $69.99 $12.99

    The Power Bank Lipstick Style Backup Battery Charger Features:

    • Extends the battery life of your cell phone, iPod, tablet, and any other USB enabled device 
    • Sleek, compact design makes it ideal for travel use
    • Backup battery charges via the included Micro USB to USB cable
    • 2200 mAh capacity means about 3 hours of charging time when power bank is fully charged
    • Charge time for Power Bank is approximately 4 hours via USB (charge fully before first use)
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  4. T-Mobile Universal Micro-USB Car Charger w/ USB Port (Thumb)

    T-Mobile Universal Micro-USB Car Charger w/ USB Port

    Regular Price: $29.99

    $29.99 $3.95

    Don't be stranded with a dead cell phone while you're out and about! The T-Mobile Universal Micro-USB Car Charger with USB Port conveniently plugs into your car's 12-24 Volt DC auxiliary port for a rapid battery charge, keeping your cell phone battery in top operating condition. There's even an additional USB port that allows you to charge any USB compatible device simultaneously. Keep your tablet, smartphone, Bluetooth headset and other devices fully charged while on-the-go......get yourself the T-Mobile Universal Micro-USB Car Charger today!

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  5. T-Mobile Universal Micro-USB Car Charger w/ USB Port (Thumb)

    T-Mobile Universal Micro-USB Car Charger w/ USB Port (Refurbished)

    Regular Price: $29.99

    $29.99 $2.95

    Don't be stranded with a dead cell phone while you're out and about! The T-Mobile Universal Micro-USB Car Charger with USB Port conveniently plugs into your car's 12-24 Volt DC auxillary port for a rapid battery charge, keeping your cell phone battery in top operating condition. There is even an additional USB port that allows you to charge any USB compatible device simultaneously!

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  6. Micro-USB Charge & Sync Flat Cable w/ Car & Wall Charger (Thumb)

    Micro-USB Charge & Sync Flat Cable w/ Car & Wall Charger

    Regular Price: $19.99

    $19.99 $1.95

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    Without a doubt, our lives have been made immeasurably simpler by the advances in technology over the last decade, improving how we do business, consume media, and stay in contact with our loved ones. But this paradigm shift came wrapped in a veritable yarn-ball of tangled wires, taking up desk, drawer, and pocket space in such a way where you constantly feel you are wasting time untangling. Take at least one of those wires out of the equation with the Micro-USB Charge & Sync Flat Cable w/ Car & Wall Charger. Thinner than a nickel and significantly more difficult to tangle, this flat cable makes running cables behind your desk more efficient and saves vastly more space. Connect it to the included wall or car charger and your phone will be powered up in no time!

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  7. Micro-USB Flat Cable & Car Charging Bullet (Thumb)

    Micro-USB Flat Cable & Car Charging Bullet

    Regular Price: $14.99

    $14.99 $4.95

    You live your life on the go, darting from place to place (with the occasional break getting stuck in traffic). Using your awesome phone as a GPS burns through battery faster than the guy speeding in the carpool lane. Don't get stuck like the kid with the flat tire on the side of the highway; get the Micro-USB Flat Cable & Car Charging Bullet and you'll be good to navigate at all times (plus still have battery to text your friends once you are out of the car)!

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  8. 2-Pack of Power Bank Lipstick Style Backup Battery Charger - 2200 mAh (Thumb)

    2-Pack of Power Bank Lipstick Style Backup Battery Charger - 2200 mAh

    Regular Price: $59.99

    $59.99 $19.95

    Keep your cell phone, iPod, MP3 Player or other device that charges via USB, powered up at all times with this 2 pack of Power Bank Lipstick Style Backup Battery Chargers. Simply charge the backup battery charger using the included Micro-USB cable, slip it in your bag or purse, and keep your phone working at optimum performance levels at all times (even when you're on the go). Don't get stranded with a dead battery while you're out and about!

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  9. Zilu Galaxy Note II Milano Rechargeable Backup Battery Leather Case (Thumb)

    Zilu Galaxy Note II Milano Rechargeable Backup Battery Leather Case (1500 mAh)

    Regular Price: $99.00

    As low as: $19.95

    Looking to protect your Galaxy Note II from daily wear and damage while simultaneously extending its battery life by up to 140%? Nonsense, you say? Wrong! With the Zilu Galaxy Note II Milano Rechargeable Backup Battery Leather Case (try saying that 10 times fast!), you can make sure that your Note II's battery lasts above and beyond what you expect from it while also keeping it safe from the dangers of your everyday life. Moreover, with a slick leather finish and NFC compatibility, this is the type of case you'll never want to take off! 

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  10. Stitchway iPhone / iPod Ultrapower Backup Battery Charger (Thumb)

    Stitchway iPhone / iPod Ultrapower Backup Battery Charger

    Regular Price: $49.99

    $49.99 $9.95

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    Keep your iPhone or iPod powered up at all times with the Stitchway iPhone / iPod Ultrapower Backup Battery Charger. Simply connect the Ultrapower Backup Battery Charger to a power source to charge, and you can slip it in your bag or pocket to give your iPhone or iPod that extra battery boost, wherever you are. The Stitchway iPhone /iPod Ultrapower Backup Battery Charger features indicator lights that let you know when it is fully charged and how much battery power it has remaining.

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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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