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Briefly: SwitchEasy launches high capacity battery, Cocktail updated

updated 07:20 pm EDT, Mon July 8, 2013

Battery four times more powerful than iPhone 5's

Today, SwitchEasy released its Tanks high capacity portable battery for charging smartphones and other mobile devices. Tanks includes a 6000mAh battery, and can hold four times more power than the built-in iPhone 5 battery. The four-step white LED gauge clearly displays the battery's charge level, and charges using a standard USB connection. Available in white or black finishes, SwitchEasy's Tanks is available online for $70.

Cocktail releases update for Mountain Lion OS

Version 6.5 of Cocktail for Mac was announced today, offering new additions to the maintenance software. Cocktail allows users to access tools to optimize, repair and clean Mac operating systems. Its features are arranged into five categories that help manage different aspects of one's computer.

The new features include additional abilities, such as OS X 10.8.5 compatibility, updated Help files, and user interface improvements. As well, v6.5 includes the added ability to rebuild Mail's Envelope Index database system, clean Mail downloads and a toggle function for turning off and on the sending and replying animations in Mail. Cocktail is available as a limited-time demo, and the full version is $14 for a single-user license.




by MacNN Staff

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  1. GreenMnM

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    Joined: 11-07-00

    So, how do you charge an iPhone (4, 4S, 5 or otherwise) with the "Tanks" device? It has a USB connector. Is there a USB to 30-Pin adapter? Or a USB to Lightning adapter? Their web site is terrible. I'm curious about adding a battery for my iPhone but I can't choose this one because there is apparently no way to connecting to my device.

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