Start (or Expand) Your Eneloop Collection on the Cheap Today

We've seen a handful of deals lately on your favorite rechargeable batteries, but if you haven't begun collecting them yet, the Eneloop Power Pack is the best place to start. » 2/20/15 9:45am 2/20/15 9:45am

Start (Or Expand) Your Eneloop Collection on the Cheap Today

If anything in your house runs on batteries, you owe it to yourself to buy some Eneloops. They won your recommendation for best rechargeables, and the voting wasn't even close, so whether you're starting your collection, or just adding some spares, we've got some great deals for you today. » 11/06/14 9:46am 11/06/14 9:46am

The Best Battery Charger

Taking as many votes as the other four contenders combined, La Crosse takes home your nod as the best battery charger. You praised it for its versatility, ease of use, wide range of options, and features like the ability to refresh lost capacity in your batteries. [La Crosse BC1000] » 11/03/14 4:45pm 11/03/14 4:45pm

Five Best Battery Chargers

Your nominations are fully charged and now it's time to find a winner. Check out the contenders and then head for poll. » 10/30/14 3:45pm 10/30/14 3:45pm

What's the Best Battery Charger?

Last week, and in a landslide vote, you awarded Eneloops the honor of best rechargeable battery. Today we're calling on you to nominate the best AA battery charger, and we're expecting a much more interesting set of contenders and a much tighter race. » 10/28/14 2:45pm 10/28/14 2:45pm

The Best Rechargeable Batteries

Unsurprisingly, Eneloops dominated the best rechargeable battery voting, taking almost 80% of the vote as of this writing. The Eneloop line has an incredible reputation, and garnered huge numbers of positive anecdotes from our readers. In addition to the winning AAs, Eneloop offers AAAs, chargers, and C and D spacers. » 10/23/14 2:45pm 10/23/14 2:45pm

What are the Best Rechargeable Batteries?

We talk a lot about how great rechargeable batteries are, and have a few brands we love, but we've never polled all of you to learn about some great options we're missing out on, until now. Tell us, which AA rechargeables are the best? » 10/20/14 3:15pm 10/20/14 3:15pm

This Is Why Your Batteries Die


No matter how strong the rechargeable battery in your portable device is, it will eventually die. Why must they die? You'd die too if someone regularly twisted your innards up in knots. » 12/09/10 2:30pm 12/09/10 2:30pm

Microsoft Solves Backwards Battery Problem

The mad scientists at Microsoft have conjured a technology called InstaLoad that will allow you to put batteries into a device — in either direction. Look at the batteries in this official Microsoft image here. Madness! » 7/02/10 1:40pm 7/02/10 1:40pm

Energizer Reveals Hot Controller On Controller Charging Stations

Battery maker Energizer wants to be more than just your battery maker of choice. It wants a slice of that sweet video game accessories revenue, announcing four controller charging stations in advance of CES '09. » 1/06/09 9:00pm 1/06/09 9:00pm