Tag Archives: tech

Jevons Paradox and the Future of Batteries

It was only on the news a few months ago. Samsung releases the new Galaxy Note 7 equipped with… a battery that explodes. As technology progresses, so does the quality behind our smartphones. Better cameras. Larger Screens. Faster processors. We demand so much from that small device sitting in our pockets that at times, it’s…

Wireless Charging – the Future?

Scene: You enter your room. Your phone, laptop and tablet are all just sitting there on your table… charging wirelessly. There are no signs of cables lying in the corner. No wire jungle. No way to trip over them. This has always been the vision. Wirelessly charging your phone. It’s convenient and reliable… at least…

Why Smartphone Batteries Are Not Getting Better

If we look at the design of mobile phones over the past decade, it is simply astonishing to see how rapidly the designs themselves have evolved; from the first brick to the flip phone, back to the brick in a much slimmer and sexier smartphone model. It seems that every week there is a new…

Top 5 Smart Phone Apps That Will Save You Time And Money

Top 5 Smart Phone Apps That Will Save You Time And Money We have collated our favourite apps this month that will be sure you save you time and money, and add value to your life. 1.1Password Do you find yourself trying to remember 101 passwords and having to reset them on a regular basis?…

7 Undeniable Reasons Why You Need A Charging Station

We keep getting asked… why should we install a charging station on our premises, or use a charging kiosk at an event? My response: Are you serious?! But then I realised it’s my fault for not explaining it properly. So here it is! 7 straightforward and undeniable reasons why buying or hiring a charging station will…

How fast is the Chargebar charge?

Chargebar was exhibiting at a conference the other day and I realised something that you can only work out when talking with lots of people face to face. Everyone wants to know how fast the charging speed is! So I thought I’d send you a quick note to explain it… without too much technical mumbo jumbo.…

How To Look After Your Mobile Phone Battery

… the right way! There are so many different tips and tricks going around at the moment on how to best look after your mobile phone battery life, and here at Chargebar we have done our research to ensure that you have the most up to date and relevant information regarding your phone battery. Phone…

Nivea’s Solar Powered Magazine Brilliant Ad

Great initiative from Nivea Brazil with their Solar Charging magazine ad. “We want to offer not only products guided by innovation, but also amazing experiences that make our customers’ lives better and easier,” says Tatiana Ponce, marketing director of Nivea Brazil.   Check it out below! #solarcharging #brilliant    

Turbo Charging… Not Long Now Friends

In the US, Verizon has released the Droid Turbo with integrated super fast charging technology, QualComm Quick Charge Turbo Charging. Qualcomm is a world leader in smartphone battery management – a real game changer. We’re talking 75% faster charging, a full battery in just 20 mins, maximisation of power for your device and universal application across…

Feel Good with Free Charging

As mobile usage continues to increase, the importance of keeping our phone switched on becomes more pivotal for our day-to-day routine. According to SourceDigit, the number of mobile connected devices will exceed the world’s population this year. Offering a free charging service in your venue has a number of benefits for your consumers – it will not…