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Power/Charging Update

11/17/2013 07:00:00 PM Eastern

BlueFlame Bows Magnetic Conductive iPhone Charger

BOSTON — BlueFlame has begun offering The Conductor, a magnetic charging case and wall plate for wirelessly charging the iPhone 5.

The wall plate is plugged into an outlet and secures the iPhone 5 in its case magnetically for quick conductive charging.

The Conductor this week was named an International CES Innovations 2014 Design and Engineering Awards honoree.

BlueFlame is a brand of The Douglas Stewart Company and is available exclusively online at the companies website at $99.99.. Retail distribution is expected after the product’s formal introduction at CES Unveiled in Las Vegas on Jan. 5, 2014.

Scosche Adds Dual Car Charger

OXNARD, CALIF. – Scosche Industries has introduced the ReVolt 12W + 12W, a compact dual 12-watt USB car charger.

The ReVolt 12W + 12W can simultaneously charge two tablets at once from any 12-volt outlet. It is Apple certified and can charge any device with a USB charging cord.

It is available now at Scosche.com for $24.99.

MyCharge Offers Power Case For iPhone 5

BIRMINGHAM, MICH. — MyCharge has unveiled its Freedom power case for the iPhone 5, a protective case with a life-extending battery.

The Freedom case protects with a high-density foam interior, rubber sidewalls, and a hard polycarbonate exterior shell with raised edges.

A built-in rechargeable 2,000 mAh battery adds more than nine hours of 3G talk time or more than 44 hours of audio playback, the company said. The case also has a charging port so the iPhone and extra battery can be charged simultaneously. A power button on the back of the case doubles as a power meter, flashing green, yellow or red depending on charge remaining.

The case rolled out to Best Buy and T-Mobile stores this month and is also available from Amazon.com. It is being offered in limited-edition designs in different colors, textures and finishes exclusively in Best Buy retail locations.