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Anker Astro3 Battery Pack Provides Extra Power For Tablets and Phones

Anker Gen2 Astro3 12,000mAh Battery

Anker Gen2 Astro3 12,000mAh Battery

Previously I talked about using external batteries as a way to keep your smartphone and tablet devices charged even when you do not have the ability to plug it into the wall. Recently, I purchased an Anker 2nd Generation Astro3 12,000mAh battery to use with my iPad Mini Retina tablet and an iPhone device to see just how well it can work for extending your running time. The device overall has very strong reviews at Amazon, which happen to be the same reviews that are posted to Anker’s site. Is this a solid enough choice for those looking to use it with a tablet and possibly a cell phone? Continue reading

A Bluetooth Keyboard For Multiple Devices

Logitech K811 Sync ButtonsFor anyone familiar with connecting a Bluetooth peripheral to a computer, tablet or smartphone, you must pair the two devices with one another. This is typically a process that involves putting both into a discovery mode and then selecting the peripheral off the main device Bluetooth setup menu. This process works great when you have a single computer, tablet or smartphone that you want to pair peripherals with. Many people now have multiple Bluetooth capable devices. Trying to use a single peripheral with each of these devices can be a pain because it requires unpairing the device from one before it can be used with another. Thankfully, Logitech has come out with their Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard K811 that allows you to use a single keyboard with multiple devices. But just how well does this work? Continue reading