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Electronic Door Locks: Batteries Make a Difference

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Have you noticed how popular electronic door locks have become? Even if you don't have them in your home, there is a good chance that at least several homes in your neighborhood are equipped with...

How We Got from USB 1.0 to USB-C

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  Technology evolves. That is how we got from disposable alkaline batteries to USB-C rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. But getting from there to here wasn't just an evolution of battery technology. It was also an evolution...

5 Reasons to Recycle All of Your Batteries – Regardless of Type

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Regular readers of our blog know where we stand on recycling batteries. We belive it is important to recycle all batteries, regardless of type. But we are not the only ones. Consumer Reports, the organization...

USB-C Is Coming – It Will Be a Real Game-Changer

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Since our company's inception, we have talked a lot about USB rechargeable batteries. In the coming weeks and months, you are going to start seeing us put more emphasis on USB-C technology. USB-C is coming,...

What You Can Expect from New USB-C Batteries

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We recently published a blog post discussing the new USB-C standard set to roll out in earnest this year. USB is a power and data transfer protocol that is important to us not only because...

Built-In or Replaceable Batteries: A Case Can Be Made for Both

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The USB rechargeable batteries we sell are considered replaceable batteries in the sense that you can take them out of your device and replace them with new units. Replaceable batteries come in a variety of...

Practical Tips for Living a More Sustainable Lifestyle

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The cynical among us may view sustainability as little more than a marketing ploy. Here at Pale Blue Earth, it is anything but. We believe sustainability is a mentality. It is also a lifestyle. Every...

5 New Year's Resolutions Involving Home Electronics

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Every December we come up with resolutions that are supposed to make us better people. Some people resolve to get more exercise or lose weight. Others resolve to be kinder. There is no shortage of...

Common Battery-Powered Devices Found in Nearly Every Home

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If you are like most people, you don't spend a whole lot of time pondering the number of devices you own that run on battery power. Batteries are so commonplace in the 21st century that...