Lightors Batteries Recharge Through Built-In Micro USB

  In any device that uses batteries for power, like game controllers, remote controls or clocks, using rechargeable batteries is eco-smart and saves money. Lightors will also save wall outlet space and time spent searching for a battery charger. Lightors are rechargeable batteries, which is not amazingly new technology however these rechargeable batteries eliminate the need for a wall charger. The batteries are designed around the double-A and triple-A form factors and contain a nickel-hydride battery that is charged through a micro USB connection built into the cell. The double-A cell has a 1500 milliamp-hour charge capacity, 600 for the triple-A, which is about equal to most general purpose batteries or [...]

Retrofit Old Smoke Alarms with a Roost Smart Battery

  Check It Out or Buy on Amazon (Paid Link)   Even wired smoke detectors require a battery and when that battery gives up the ghost, usually in the middle of the night, the hunt is on to find the chirping device. Roost enables retrofitting of those old detectors making them smart in a few minutes. Roost is a smart battery in a tradition nine-volt form factor that quickly adds smart device connectivity to typical smoke detectors. It uses an internal lithium battery, not alkaline, to provide power and open up real estate inside the package for the controller and Wi-Fi modules. Set-up requires download of [...]