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Company selling USB Wall Electrical Sockets for charging your USB devices!

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by newtekie1, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    1nf3rn0x says thanks.
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    WHY DIDN'T I THINK OF THIS?!?!??!?!?

    But good find. XD
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    wtf?
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    lol I've been using one of these for years:

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    takes up a plug, this one you can charge without having to take up a plug or use a bulky surge protector.
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    It was delayed several times, originally was suppose to be out last year.
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    I wonder if the are UL approved. If not then I wouldnt put one in my house.
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    Nope, not yet.
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    I totally want at least 1 for every room of the house.
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    Well then I love the concept but until it gets UL approval I wouldn't mess with these things. DANGER WILL ROBINSON, DANGER!
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    I know the difference, I'm just saying I'd rather use one of these things I've got; I have extra-stupid friends that will try and plug thier memory stick in there to copy something onto my PC :laugh:
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    Interesting idea, but my Motorola phone will not charge from a USB plug without specific USB drivers from them installed. Maybe won't work for everything. Just a heads up.
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    Which phone? My Razr was the same way when connected to a computer, but it would work with those USB charger like what was posted earlier. I'm going to assume they just figured out a way to combine the USB chargers that are readily available into a wall outlet.
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    Ha ha you Americans and your silly faces wall sockets :laugh:

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    In my country shipping times are 1-3 days , if i don't get what i ordered in 3 days , i start calling, a lot of people are quite unpatient and we really don't have time to wait a month for a pair of headsets, yeah they need to be fast.

    For example , i never had a good mousepad and the wood was killing my mouse really , the pointer was so jump , finally i had enough (like 2 years lol) , and ordered Roccat Taito mouse pad , got it the next day :)

    USBs , now i gonna try the new usb on/off charge from gigabyte (just got an new pc > office pc for family)

    So what else than just ipad or iphone can be charged by 3x , laptop , notebook ? ... a huge variety of new UBS SUPER GADGETS !! , i guess the device has to be 3x compatible too , no not at all, i don't see a reason.

    I doubt that outlet has a "3x power" USB , since it's patented by Gigabyte ?? .. not sure if usb can even be.

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