Charge a Phone

How To : Charge your phone with USB

This is a great way to charge your phone if you ever loose your car charger. Simply splicing a USB cable with an adaptor for your cell phone will create a homemade charger that can easily hook up to your computer and charge your cell phone.

How To : Charge your phone using a USB cable

This video demonstrates step-by-step instructions for charging a cell phone using a USB cord. Charge your phone using a USB cable. Click through to watch this video on helpfulvideo.com

How To : Charge Your Phone Without Its Charger

When you forget you charger,you can use this dynamo charger to charge the phone with your hand. I convert the dynamo LED flashlight into charger just adding bridge rectifier, capacitor and USB female plug. Video: . Make sure you subscribe to my YouTube channel for more awesome ...more

How To : Charge Your Cell Phone with Fire

There are plenty of times when we need to charge our phones but don't have access to electricity. Whether the power is out do to storms, you're camping and run out of juice, or you're in a Tom-Hanks-like Castaway situation, it's important to have a charged phone in case of an ...more

News : 13 Day(!) Cell Phone Charge in Seconds

Toshiba's latest fuel cell prototype would enable the consumer to charge any number of gadgets in a matter of seconds. The new technology was demonstrated at Japan's CEATEC show, in which a modified Toshiba T002 phone (powered by a direct methanol fuel cell and a li-lon batte ...more

How To : Hack your cell phone to charge on USB

Kipkay teaches you how to make a USB cell phone charger and first you need a standard USB cable. Cut off one end of the cable and use a voltmeter to check which of the four wires has five volts.

How To : Charge your cell phones with normal batteries

So you're on a trip and you forgot to bring a cell phone charger. Don't want to spend 30 dollars, but need to have your cell phone on? This video will teach you how to charge your mobile phone with regular batteries. All you will need are: a charger plug, resistor 2, cell phon ...more

Coming Soon : Charge Your Cell Phone by Screaming at It

The Telegraph reports that a team of researchers lead by Dr. Sang-Woo Kim of the Institute of Nanotechnology at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul have developed a method for converting the energy from sound into electricity. They've applied the research to the charging of mobil ...more

How To : Charge a Cell Phone on Train Tracks

If you're ever lost or hurt out in the middle of nowhere with a dead cell phone, you might be able to "flag" down help as long as you're near some railroad tracks. Some train tracks carry a small electric charge as a means of detecting other trains for signaling or for detect ...more

How To : Keep Your Smartphone Charged During a Power Outage

When the power goes out, having the ability to contact others becomes extremely important, and your cell phone can be one of the most important tools to have. But if the power is out for an extended period of time, battery life becomes a constant problem. Without the ability ...more

How To : Charge Your iPhone 7 While Listening to Music

The fact that this guide even exists is a downright shame, but that's neither here nor there. The truth of the matter is the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus don't have 3.5 mm headphone jacks, and since they use the Lightning connector to output audio, it's hard to charge your phone while ...more

News : This Cable Can Charge Both Androids & iPhones

We've all been there—you're away from home, your phone's battery is quickly nearing zero, and you forgot to bring your charger. "Hey, does anybody have an iPhone charger?" you ask. Crickets. If you could understand cricket-speak, you'd know that they too were saying "Sorry, bu ...more

How To : DIY Pedal-Powered Phone Charger for Your Bike

Being healthy and active will help you live longer, but finding the strength to work out? That's hard. What does it do for me right now? I mean, here I sit, writing this article, thinking about going for a run, and I feel good just for thinking about running. But will I do it? ...more

How To : Hack an HTC HD2 phone to use wireless charging

Want to mod your HTC HD2 Microsoft Windows smartphone to use wireless charging—without breaking your warantee in the process? It can be done! And quite easily at that. For complete details, and to get started modding your own HD2 phone to work with wireless chargers, watch thi ...more

How To : Extend the battery life of your T-Mobile cell phone

Tired of always having to charge your phone? Don't want to pay for an expensive upgrade? This tutorial shows you how to get the most out of your phone's battery life. Make sure your data and Internet features are under control, those will suck the most juice.

How To : Save a cell phone after dropping it in water

In this tutorial, we learn how to save a cell phone after dropping it into water. First, dry the phone off as soon as it gets wet then remove the battery and SIM card if you have one. Now, dry the crevices and all small areas of the phone with a towel. Once you have dried the ...more

News : Solar Powered Tent!!!

Glastonberry Solar Concept Tent Camping of the future! I'm usually completely against anything electronic when I go to the great outdoors... but for this, I'll definitely have to make an exception. It's all solar powered! It isn't on the market yet but some of the features wi ...more

News : Shocker—The iPhone 7 Doesn't Have a Headphone Jack

We've heard the rumors for months, but it's finally official: The iPhone 7 will not include a traditional 3.5 mm headphone jack. Instead, you'll need to hook your favorite headphones up with a Lightning adapter (or use ones with a Lightning connector built-in) and connect to y ...more

News : Leaked Pics Just Revealed the Samsung Galaxy S7

There have been plenty of rumors and lots of speculation about the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, and now we're finally getting our first look at Samsung's newest flagships—in the form of two images. It looks as if Samsung has eliminated the "camera bump" on the new Galaxy S7 Edge.. T ...more

How To : 8 Ways to Increase Battery Life on Your LG V30

The LG V30 has solid battery life. With its QHD P-OLED screen and 4 GB RAM, it's able to maintain all-day performance with average use. Heavier users might find that its 3,300 mAh battery isn't quite enough for a full day of work, though, but with a few software tweaks, you ca ...more

How To : Port Your Mobile Phone Number to Google Voice

Want to stick it to your mobile carrier by porting your cell number to Google Voice? Now you can! On Wednesday, January 19th, Google Voice began allowing select users to transfer their personal numbers to Google Voice for a one-time fee of $20. Though the feature is still in ...more

How To : Reverse Check a Phone Number

Prank Calls, Masked NumbersWho is calling your phone or your child's? Pranksters use a lot of tricks to make sure they can get on your nerves. Being able to trace prank calls is important because you're not going to learn much from your Caller ID, since most prank callers use ...more

How To : Access Android tethering on the HTC EVO 4G

One of the coolest features of the new Android phone, HTC EVO 4G is its ability to tether the Internet. In this clip, learn how to access and set up tethering, as well as which apps work best. You will also learn how to use Sprint's 29.99 Hot Spot plan, or bypass the charges b ...more

How To : Mod a 12-volt power adapter onto your PC case

In this case modding video tutorial, you'll learn how to install a cigarette lighter-style 12-volt accessory outlet into a PC case. Charge your cell phone and other accessories directly from your case with the hack outlined in this video. For detailed, step-by-step instruction ...more

How To : Tether an Android phone to a Mac using PdaNet

If you have an Android-based cell phone and want to tether it to your MacBook, MacBook Pro, or other computer running Mac OS X software, the secret lies in a little application called PdaNet. Watch this video tutorial to see how to download PdaNet to both your Android phone a ...more

How To : Tether an Android phone to Xbox LIVE with Windows 7

Imagine… Xbox LIVE via your Android phone. Amazing… if you can figure out how to do it. But don't worry, this video is here to save the day! Watch and learn how to tether your Android cell phone's internet to your Xbox LIVE using the help of Windows 7. After watching this, you ...more

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