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Venezuela Switches to Three-Day Weekend to Conserve Electrcticity

Venezuela relies heavily on hydroelectric power generation but has been suffering from a long and heavy drought. Now it’s taking desperate action, introducing a three-day weekend to help reduce demand for electricity.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 7th

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This $11 Car Charger Includes Quick Charge 3.0 and USB-C

Not only does this car charger include Quick Charge 3.0 for an unprecedented $11, it also features a USB-C port for the most cutting edge phones and laptops. We’d normally expect a car charger with one of those features to cost more than $11, so this really is a huge steal.

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April 1st

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Stay Connected During a Power Outage With This Discounted UPS, Today Only

If you use a desktop computer at home, you’d be foolish not to connect it to a UPS battery backup, and a great entry level model from CyberPower is on sale, today only from Amazon

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Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Gizmodo

March 24th

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Anker’s Durable PowerLine USB-C Cable Just Got Its First Discount

In just a matter of months, our readers have bought well over 10,000 Anker PowerLine Lightning and microUSB cables , but today, it’s the USB-C model’s turn to go on sale. Like all PowerLine cables, this is wrapped in kevlar fiber for added durability, and yes, it’s been certified by Google’s Benson Leung, the foremost expert in dangerous USB-C cables. [Anker PowerLine USB-C Cable, $10]

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Shep McAllister, Commerce Team on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister, Commerce Team to Gizmodo

March 11th

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A Simple Angled Plug Just Fixed Everything Wrong With Apple’s MacBook Power Adapter

The MacBook itself is a gorgeous example of near-perfect product design. But its power adapter? That’s a different story.

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Andrew Liszewski

March 10th

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A Simple Angled Plug Just Fixed Everything Wrong With Apple’s MacBook Power Adapter

The MacBook itself is a gorgeous example of near-perfect product design. But its power adapter? That’s a different story.

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Andrew Liszewski

March 10th

Apple

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A Simple Angled Plug Just Fixed Everything Wrong With Apple’s MacBook Power Adapter

The MacBook itself is a gorgeous example of near-perfect product design. But its power adapter? That’s a different story.

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Andrew Liszewski

March 10th

Apple

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There’s a New Kind of Wi-Fi That Uses 10,000 Times Less Power

Wi-fi is already a very great thing. Problem is—especially for mobile devices—wi-fi is also an energy suck. But now, scientists have come up with a way of connecting to wi-fi that requires even less energy than a Bluetooth connection.

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Bryan Lufkin

February 23rd

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Upgrade All Of Your Lightning Cables With This Anker PowerLine Deal

You can get cheap Lightning cables just about anywhere, but if only the best will do, you should give Anker’s PowerLine models a look.

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February 19th

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These Cheap Jump Starters Can Fit Inside Your Glove Box

We see deals on car-starting battery packs just about every week, but even by our standards, $28 is a really fantastic starting price (with code UCSB794Q) for a 300A model. And for owners of larger cars, 400A and 600A versions are also on sale. No matter which one you choose, they all include a DC charger to juice it back up inside your car, and they’re all small enough to fit in your glove box.

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February 16th

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