What Are Surge Protector Joules and How Many Do I Need?

Among the factors to consider when choosing a surge protector—how many outlets, the optimal cord length and options such as protection for a coaxial cable connection—perhaps the most important factor is the surge protector’s joule rating.


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5 Essential Tools for the Tech-Savvy Business Traveler

According to the U.S. Travel Association, Americans logged 457.4 million “person-trips” for business purposes last year, a person-trip defined as “one person on a trip away from home overnight...

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Tags: Connectivity, Power Inverters, Cables & Connectivity, Device Charging, Mobile Devices, Presentation Remotes, Business Travelers

The Need for Tablet Charging Stations in Schools and Classrooms

These days it’s not unusual to find tablets in the classroom. Devices like Chromebooks, iPads and e-readers have become important educational tools. But as the popularity of mobile devices...

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Tags: Education, Device Charging, Charging Stations for Classrooms, Charging Stations for Schools, Desktop Charging, Desktop Charging Stations

USB Charging Cables Can Impact Mobile Device Battery Charging Rates

When you feel your phone, tablet or laptop is taking an awfully long time to recharge back to 100% capacity, you may be wondering whether it’s time to buy a new battery or even a battery...

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Tags: Cables & Connectivity, Device Charging

Need to charge your mobile device at the airport but can’t find an open outlet? Here’s a solution…

How many times have you needed to charge your phone, tablet or laptop while waiting for your flight at the airport and you can’t find an outlet that’s not in use? If you’re like most people,...

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Tags: Charge Mobile Devices, Portable Surge Protection, Cables & Connectivity, Device Charging


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