Cheero Ingress Power Cube review

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Battery life is a big problem when it comes to our devices. We use them a lot and, as a result, our devices don’t last very long, sometimes dying as early as noon day. Most of the time we’re lucky enough to be only a few feet away from an outlet, but what about the time where we’re not and it’s imperative to have our smartphones on?

That’s where portable battery chargers come in, and Cheero’s Ingress Power Cube seems like a perfect fit. Not only does it have a small form factor for splendid portability, but it has enough juice to charge your smartphone from dead to full four times over, depending on how big the battery is on your smartphone. And that’s just a small part of what this charger is capable of.

I can guarantee that you’ve never seen anything like the Ingress Power Cube.

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