The Best Battery Chargers Of 2016

by Justin Thomas •

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The chargers featured below are some of the “smartest” out there — they have built-in protection to prevent overcharging or undercharging. They also perform battery testing and recovery.

The Best Micro Projectors Of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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Update September 2016: The LG Minibeam PH550 projector now appears to be brightest (500 lumens) battery-powered micro projector. I will be testing it soon. It is said to produce a sharp 720 HD picture.

The Best E-Readers of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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Even die-hard traditional book readers have to admit that an e-reader has advantages over analog books in certain situations. Nothing quite replicates the feel and smell of an old paper book while curled up at home on a rainy autumn day.

The Best Lithium-Ion AA Batteries

by Patrick Hyde •

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Kentli makes the best rechargeable lithium-ion AA batteries currently available. They are rated at 2800mWh, and are the only 1.5 V li-on AA batteries, making them the best choice for consumer-grade electronics.

The Best Battery Tester Of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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The “ZTS MBT-1” is the best battery tester of 2016. It can test more than 30 different battery types and gives meaningful, accurate readings.

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The Best Rechargeable AA Batteries of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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The best pre-charged rechargeable AA batteries of 2016 are Panasonic’s Eneloop Pro AA Batteries. They are made with Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH) chemistry and have low standard discharge, meaning they can hold a charge for years.