Turn your Apple iPhone charger into a spare battery with NomadPlus

Turn your Apple iPhone charger into a spare battery with NomadPlus
Nobody wants to be labeled as a "wallhugger." First BlackBerry CEO John Chen, and then Samsung, used that term in a derogatory fashion to describe Apple iPhone users. Apple iPhone 5s users receive 5 hours and 2 minutes of battery life on a full charge, according to our tests. Some of the iPhone 5s rivals have much longer battery lives. For example, the Samsung Galaxy S5 will run for 7 hours and 35 minutes, and the HTC One (M8) has a surprisingly long battery life of 7 hours and 12 minutes.

But we're not bringing up these numbers just so we can point our finger at iPhone users and yell out "Wallhugger." Actually, we have a solution that can turn the battery charger of the phone into a spare battery. Expected to be released this coming November at a price of $39, the NomadPlus comes with a 1500mAh battery. Once that battery is charged up, you carry the NomadPlus with you. When your iPhone battery is dead, plug in the device to the Lightning port and your iPhone will have 70% battery life immediately.

To recharge the NomadPlus, you plug it into the wall and connect your iPhone to the other end of it. The smart charger will make sure that your phone gets recharged first, before the NomadPlus receives any juice.

Nomad is accepting pre-orders now. Click the sourcelink if you're interested. If you're an Apple iPhone user, the bottom line is that the NomadPlus will free you and your iPhone from the wall.


source: NomadPlus via Gizmodo

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6 Comments

1. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

What's wrong with a power brick of around 5k mah? They go for that and less.

2. Ninetysix

Posts: 2962; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Yep. I carry my Anker 12000mAh charger whenever we go on vacation. Charging 2 Galaxy S4s while eating lunch ftw.

3. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Excellent, I carry my 5000 mAh 10 inch tablet with me, charging my infinity on while i watch movies....eating s**tty airline food.

4. Vexify

Posts: 570; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

This is very practical and convenient. Awesome! Could use this for my sisters Note also.

5. Augustine

Posts: 1043; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Like the Tylt Energi (http://goo.gl/glekpm ) or the sliding battery case (http://goo.gl/VP7FZl )?

6. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Quite neat! However, for $39 I can get a much higher battery capacity powerbank without the need of using an old iPhone charger. And the old charger is more useful being another spare charger.

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