Anker 14W Solar Charger with PowerIQ Technology Product Review

I recently wrote about my experience with recent hurricanes in the state of New Jersey.  It’s not fun losing power and keeping your tablets and smartphones powered is critical.  I recently took a first hand look at the Anker 14W Solar Charger with PowerIQ Technology. My reason for purchase was a simple one which is the need to power my devices in the event of an extended power outage.  You see, after Hurricane Sandy, some New Jersey residents were without power for up to a few weeks.  While extended batteries such as the Anker 2nd Gen Astro E4 Battery will provide several … Read more

Preparing your Smartphone or Tablet for a Hurricane

We live in New Jersey.  That means we get to worry about hurricanes in the fall and blizzards in the winter.  Losing power is no fun.  Especially when you are looking at days or potentially weeks without any electricity.  I never though weeks without power was a possibility until having lived through Super Storm Sandy.  I was lucky and never lost power but close relatives weren’t so lucky.  They were out from a few days to two weeks.  Amazingly, they all wanted to stay in their house even without power, which also meant no heat.  Most heat is provided via natural … Read more