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Should You Replace Your NiCad Batteries with Lithium-Ion?

Posted by Tom Bishop on

Replacing old, worn-out batteries with new lithium-ion cells is often discussed in the context of alkaline versus Li-ion technologies. If you read our blog posts regularly, you know we often talk about the superiority of...

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

Posted by Tom Bishop on

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...

Just Because We Can Throw Away Batteries Doesn't Mean We Should

Posted by Tom Bishop on

  Long-time Pale Blue Earth customers know that one of our goals has always been to help reduce the total number of alkaline batteries consumed every year. In fact, we would love to see alkaline...

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

Posted by Tom Bishop on

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

Posted by Tom Bishop on

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...

Is It Possible to Overcharge a Lithium-Ion Battery?

Posted by Tom Bishop on

The most burning question in our industry is one that has been debated for years: is it possible to overcharge a lithium-ion battery? For the record, battery manufacturers have not debated the answer. We already...

How Many Different Ways Do You Use the USB Ports?

Posted by Tom Bishop on

The humble USB port is so prolific in modern society that it is difficult to imagine life without it. It's enough to make one wonder whether the original creators had any idea how popular their...

A Reminder to Keep Batteries Away from Dogs

Posted by Tom Bishop on

As we wrap up yet another successful holiday season, we are reminded that the last few weeks of the year tend to be the busiest for battery sellers. The Christmas season is when people buy...