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  1. Motorola Mini to Micro USB Adapter (Main View)

    Motorola Mini to Micro USB Adapter

    Regular Price: $9.95

    $9.95 $3.95

    With the Motorola Mini to Micro USB Adapter, you can use an old charger with your new phone without having to worry about compatibility. The Motorola Mini to Micro USB Adapter allows you to use a mini USB charger to charge devices with a micro USB power port. With its portable and stylish design, you will want to take the Motorola Mini to Micro USB Adapter with you wherever you go.

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  2. Motorola Milestone A855 Multimedia Station (Main View)

    Motorola Milestone Multimedia Station

    Regular Price: $39.99

    $39.99 $6.95

    The Motorola Multimedia Station is a desktop charging cradle that was specifically designed for the Droid Milestone (A855). The dock transforms your Motorola Droid into a multimedia experience, allowing you to watch movies and view photos. The Motorola Milestone Multimedia Station connects to your PC to charge your phone and synchronize data. Perfect for use as an alarm clock or  to watch movies. Get the full multimedia experience that your Motorola Milestone has to offer with the Motorola Multimedia Station.

     

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  3. Motorola DROID X / X2 Multimedia Station (Thumb)

    Motorola DROID X / X2 Multimedia Station

    Regular Price: $39.99

    $39.99 $19.95

    The Motorola DROID X / X2 Multimedia Station is a desktop charging cradle that was specifically designed for the DROID X and X2. The dock transforms your Motorola DROID into a multimedia experience, allowing you to watch movies and browse through photos. View your favorite HD videos and pictures on a HDTV when captured on and stored in your DROID X by MOTOROLA gallery using a compatible HDMI cable (sold separately). Get the full multimedia experience that the DROID X and X2 has to offer with the Motorola Multimedia Station!

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  4. Motorola Droid 2 Multimedia Station (Thumb)

    Motorola Droid 2 Multimedia Station

    Regular Price: $39.99

    $39.99 $8.95

    The Motorola Multimedia Station is a desktop charging cradle that was specifically designed for the DROID 2. The dock transforms your Motorola DROID 2 into a multimedia experience, allowing you to watch movies and view photos. The Motorola DROID 2 Multimedia Station connects to your PC to charge your phone and synchronize data. Perfect for use as an alarm clock or to watch movies. Get the full multimedia experience that your Motorola DROID 2 has to offer with the Motorola Multimedia Station.

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  5. Motorola ATRIX 4G HD Multimedia Dock (Back View)

    Motorola ATRIX 4G HD Multimedia Dock

    Regular Price: $129.99

    $129.99 $24.95

    With the Motorola Atrix 4G HD Multimedia Dock, your mobile world just became a universe. Immediately interact with your Atrix 4G's applications and shortcuts.
    Made with multitasking in mind, the HD Multimedia Dock allows you to connect multiple accessories via USB and use your device in webtop mode. Be entertained and productive with multiple modes that let you engage any way you like.

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  6. Motorola Atrix 4G Webtop Access Kit (Main View)

    Motorola Atrix 4G Entertainment Center / Webtop Access Kit (Refurbished)

    Regular Price: $189.99

    $189.99 $26.95

    The Motorola Atrix 4G Entertainment Center / Webtop Access Kit blurs the line between smartphone and computer. With a suite of smart accessories, and the unique webtop application, you now have the freedom to access and manage the internet, your files, photos, and emails on your phone just like you would on a computer.

     

     

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  7. Motorola P790 Portable Charger (Main View)

    Motorola P790 Portable Charger

    Regular Price: $29.99

    $29.99 $8.95

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    This OEM Motorola P790 Portable Charger solves all your charging needs, whether you are in the office, car or at the park! Now you will always be fully charged and connected. Just charge your P790 Portable Charger and take it with you wherever you go. To use, connect to your cellular device and charge normally. Good for 1 to 2 full charges (300-400 minutes of talk time). It is able to charge any device with a compatible Mini-USB charging port.

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  8. Motorola MB520 Bravo Multimedia Station (Front View)

    Motorola MB520 Bravo Multimedia Station

    Regular Price: $49.99

    $49.99 $9.95

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    Stay powered up so you can stay connected to the web, to your friends, and to your world of entertainment with the Motorola MB520 Bravo Multimedia Station. 
    The Motorola MB520 Bravo Multimedia Station even let's you personalize your home screen with your favorite applications. Transform your Motorola Bravo into a desktop clock or a digital picture frame. You can display the weather, set an alarm, listen to music, or stream videos. The choice is yours.

     

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  • Chargers Overview
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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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