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Energizer Introduces New Wrap-Around iPhone Chargers


Energizer has introduced a pair of new 5-watt iPhone chargers that aim to keep a handle on charging cables when not in use.

The car charger has the wrap-around cable storage, and a nifty "FindMe" light that illuminates the inside of the USB port for easy plugging in a dark car.

The wall charger includes flip-down blades as well as a blue light that turns off when the iPhone is fully charged.

The wall adapter is $17 on Amazon, $12 less than the Apple-branded wall-adapter. The Energizer adapters only push 5 watts of power, plenty for an iPhone but it will charge an iPad -- particularly the new iPad -- very slowly.

The car charger has been announced but doesn't have a shipping date.

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Posted: 26 months ago
Chargers don't "push" power to devices, they provide voltage and allow the device to draw up to a certain current (in this case, 1A at 5V = 5W). The iPad can draw up to 2.1A if available (which it's not from this 5W charger).
Rating: 8 Positives
Posted: 26 months ago

Chargers don't "push" power to devices, they provide voltage and allow the device to draw up to a certain current (in this case, 1A at 5V = 5W). The iPad can draw up to 2.1A if available (which it's not from this 5W charger).


The friendly neighborhood tech police.. :rolleyes:
Rating: 6 Positives
Posted: 26 months ago
This will be great for all the people who hate cable clutter, like me.
Rating: 4 Positives
Posted: 26 months ago


I'm suing. I have a patent on wrapping charging cords on charging devices.
Rating: 4 Positives
Posted: 26 months ago
just in time for a new dock connector
Rating: 4 Positives
Posted: 26 months ago

just in time for a new dock connector


So what, you plug a usb into it not a dock connector.
Rating: 4 Positives
Posted: 26 months ago

So what, you plug a usb into it not a dock connector.


It's a joke. Relax. Take a deep breath, exhale slowly, count to ten. Repeat. ;)
Rating: 3 Positives
Posted: 26 months ago

just in time for a new dock connector


LOl I was JUST about to post the same. :D
Rating: 3 Positives
Posted: 26 months ago

The friendly neighborhood tech police.. :rolleyes:


I found it interesting and useful.
Rating: 2 Positives
Posted: 26 months ago

I'm suing. I have a patent on wrapping charging cords on charging devices.


Than I'll sue - I have a patent for suing over a patent on wrapping charging cords on charging devices!

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http://www.amazon.com/Cosmos-Adapter-Charger-shuffle-classic/dp/B0052RM8T2/ref=pd_cp_e_0

Just don't charge anything else at the same time as the iPad.


That thing got almost as many bad reviews as good ones - your experience?
Rating: 1 Positives

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