Gear Review: Keychain Lightning Charger
PRICE: (as of February 2014) : $15 with shipping
I challenge you to find one iPhone user who hasn't been 'caught short' when they're out and about with no battery life.
The TERROR of the 1% battery life panic as you make that last phone call before your trusty companion switches off, or not being able to tweet that last nugget of information before smartphone death.
Well fear no more - because an incredibly handy little device is here to ease your pain, and even better you can WIN a brand new one all for yourself!
The KEYCHAIN LIGHTNING CHARGER arrived through my letterbox and I think it's a fabulous idea.
Assuming you would always have a set of keys with you, this little device just clips onto your keyring and holds a really small USB to lightning charger ready for when you need a power boost- or indeed to sync your iPhone or iPad.
The key fob itself doesn't hold any charge - you will need a power supply, but you can borrow a laptop, or USB plug from someone (anyone) and top up your phone or tablet.
All you do is open the little slide-clasp thing and take out the USB lightning charger and plug it in to your iPhone or iPad.
The other end plugs right into any USB power source, so a laptop, a PC/Mac or a USB battery pack.. Pretty much anything.
Fancy winning one of these? All you have to do is to guess how many images I have as of today (20th Feb) on my website. This includes ALL the client images that are not publicly viewable as well as the portfolio shots you can see.
The person who guesses closest wins!
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Syncs AND charges
Phone has to be close to the power source
May be a little too big for some people
RICK’S RATING: 9/10
A brilliant way to keep a spare charger with you, for the price you could have one oneach set of keys you own, or even keep it attached to a lanyard if you're that way inclined.