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.
Your nominations are fully charged and now it's time to find a winner. Check out the contenders and then head for poll.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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!
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.