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Ampere is a smartphone sleeve that can charge your device

If you're not too keen on having external battery packs attached to your smartphone or putting it in a bulky self-charging phone case but still need to have extra power for your device, then you have very limited options for now. But one Kickstarter project is aiming to change that by offering the "world's first smart wireless charging phone sleeve". Ampere means to "reinvent the mobile charging experience" for those who are constantly on the go or suffering from nomophobia (fear of being out of mobile contact).

Poseidon Portable Charger will fit in with your rugged lifestyle

If you're a mountaineer, an outdoor enthusiast, an athlete or just someone that has to go through a lot of rugged terrain in the course of your work, chances are, you probably have yourself a smartphone or device that can weather all those difficult environments. But what about your other accessories, shouldn't they be all-terrain too? That's the thinking behind a new Kickstarter project, the Poseidon Portable Charger, which claims to be the" first military-grade and waterproof mobile battery."

Vikaura wants to bring data from your phone into the world around you

One of the reasons that many people choose to use a smartwatch is so they can get data in the form of notifications from their smartphone without having to dig it out. A new product has debuted that will allow users to get data from their phone in their world and it's designed to hang on a wall or sit on a shelf. The product is called Vikaura.

WorldPenScan X scans, converts, translates documents into digital form

Have you ever been in a restaurant in a foreign country and were too shy to ask for help in translating the menu? Are you reading an actual, physical book, and would like to highlight a particularly long passage, but you're too lazy to write it down? A new Kickstarter project aims to be the solution to problems like these with the world's first pen scanner that can both digitize and translate the text for you if need be.

Avy Android-powered Smart Speaker to be unveiled at CES 2015

CES 2015 will probably be filled with hundreds to thousands of Android-powered devices. We've seen a number of products the past few days and we can expect a barrage of announcements every hour until the event is over. Joining the lot is this Avy smart speaker by Zettalya-- a new startup based in Westport, Connecticut. It's an Internet-connected speaker that allows access to millions of songs available on the Internet.

SteelConnect M adapter works for the Moto 360

The Moto 360 is one of the very few goodlooking smartwatches in the market today. It's my choice of smartwatch when it comes to the looks department but I hope it allows more customization. Good thing there's the SteelConnect M adapter that brings a different twist to the smartwatch. With the adapter, you can now change the strap to give it a new look.

BTunes makes wired headphones wireless

There may be a lot of wireless and Bluetooth headsets available but admit it, not every model you can find on the market offers great audio quality. The best pairs of headsets are usually wired there's no way you can make it wireless. But thanks to the Btunes, this new concept product promises to make wired headphones wireless without comprising sound quality. All you need to do is plug in the Btunes to enjoy pure hifi sound without the wires.

Flat Attack charges smartphones with normal AA batteries

It can be a challenge keeping your smartphone charged if you use it a lot and aren’t near an outlet all day. There are plenty of rechargeable portable batteries out there that you can use to help keep your device topped off. The problem with those rechargeable batteries is that they will lose their charge over a few days if you use it or not.