Posts Tagged ‘charger’

Consumer Warning: Cygnett phone charger sold at JB Hi-Fi and Officeworks is urgently recalled over fire fears

The Cygnett MagMove 5K dual magnet power bank (pictured) is being urgently recalled over fears the wireless device could catch fire if it overheats Consumers who bought the device have been urged to stop using the power bank immediately and return it to the place of purchase.  Five models of the power bank have been affected […]

Pete Buttigieg Struggles to Find Reliable Electric Vehicle Charger 

United States Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, an ardent proponent of electric vehicles (EVs), admitted he has trouble finding reliable electric vehicle charging stations while he is traveling on the road.  Source

Sick of Running Out of Juice? Cop a Compact, Portable Phone Charger

My ancestors definitely think I’m pathetic, given I have anxiety if I don’t have my phone's GPS to navigate me everywhere, especially while driving. I don’t know how they did it back in the day (maps, I’ve heard—sounds complicated), but they must be laughing from above. Although I’m not much of a driver anymore since […]

US senators declare war on Apple’s Lightning port, calling for one charger to rule them all – will Australia follow?

Well, here’s something that should have happened a long, long time ago. Following the European Union’s example from just last week, the US could make USB-C charging mandatory across the consumer electronics industry soon, at least if the Secretary of Commerce heeds the advice of a trio of Democratic senators. While Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren, […]

One charger for Europe 20 years too late

IF the authorities truly cared about the environment as they allege they do, then it would be reflected in their actions. The customer is usually punished with higher prices for some sort of alleged environmental project or some ‘carbon’ tax whatever that means, but corporations that are the world’s largest polluters are exempt from hip […]

Report claims Apple saved $6.5 billion by removing charger and EarPods from iPhone boxes

Apple’s not giving you a charger with your new phone has nothing to do with ‘caring’ about the planet but rather about their profits. Removing the charger and EarPods from the iPhone box allowed 70% more devices to fit on a pallet More boxes on a pallet would allow Apple to ship more phones to […]

French PM accuses Israel’s critics of anti-Semitism

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 18 December 2015 Netanyahu’s man in Paris: French lawmaker Meyer Habib, left, with the Israeli prime minister, in a December 2014 photo posted on Facebook. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has issued a warning that robust criticism of Israel’s state ideology is being viewed as anti-Semitism. His comments have […]

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