Rechargeable Batteries With A Twist

USB AA rechargeable BatteriesI love it when I come across gadgets that are both cool and save me money. That is exactly what you get with the USBCell AA rechargeable batteries. What makes these rechargeable batteries unique is that they can be recharged using any USB port such as your computer.

While I do have a set of standard NiMH rechargeable batteries, I purchased these USB rechargeable batteries for a specific reason: when I travel. Although they don’t have an extraordinary charge life, they solve a major issue I have when I travel.

I like to consider myself green and I like to save money, but carrying around a battery recharger when I travel is basically a pain. This is especially true when there are so many

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5 Responses to Rechargeable Batteries With A Twist

  1. Jack says:

    I was pumped about trying these too, but they got an iffy review from The Gadgeteer. I still may get them, but their low mAH rating worries me.

  2. Amber says:

    They are aslo available at Think Geek although it looks like for the same price. I saw them there first and they looked interesting but I don’t have anything that’s currently operational and uses AA’s.

  3. Steven says:

    Those seem dangerous. What is wrong with the dollar store batteries. You can get 8 of them for $1!

  4. pfadvice says:

    I was pumped about trying these too, but they got an iffy review from The Gadgeteer. I still may get them, but their low mAH rating worries me.

    As mention in the post, they don’t have the greatest life span. I use them mainly in my digital camera when traveling – for daytime use with no flash they have never caused a problem. I usually don’t take many night photos, but it could be a concern if you use your flash often.

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