AUGMENT Is A Stylish, Lightweight Charger And Case Set For iPhones

Just yesterday over tea we were talking about sharing mobile phone battery charge from another phone, more like a transfer of energy from one phone to another so that amends could be made in the nick of time when you are out of battery have no alternative. Maybe it can work more like a Bluetooth transfer or as we all jokingly suggested by just tapping two phones. That reminds of NFC and who knows maybe sometime into the future we see that too. For now we came across this cool lightweight charger cum case set for iPhones AUGMENT via TechCrunch. #plbkkt for #blogs4bytes via #hshdsh


Keeping your iPhone fully powered is a pain, especially if you like running a lot of battery draining apps. Mophie’s popular cases can hold a charge forever, but they are bulky. Separate battery cases are more lightweight, but they usually attach with a cord and dangle awkwardly from your phone like a placenta attached to an umbilical cord. A startup called Rubix wants to make charging phones less cumbersome with AUGMENT, a set with a charging module that snaps securely onto a matching iPhone case without a cable.

Now on Kickstarter, AUGMENT is just $1,000 away from its $17,000 goal with 28 days left to go. The campaign price for the full AUGMENT case and charger set costs $45, or the two pieces can be purchased separately. AUGMENT’s estimated ship date for backers is this August.

AUGMENT’s charging module weighs just 38g and has an 1200mAh battery that holds…

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