New mophie Gen 2 juice pack chargers announced!

Mophie is packing serious wattage and clever design into their new universal line of juice pack chargers. No matter what your preference (massive power, or fits in pocket), they have an accessory charger perfect for the task. Read on for PR info on the new release.

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"Santa Ana, Calif. (Sept. 20, 2011)—mophie™ today announced the availability of its next generation juice pack universal line, a collection of external portable batteries including the reserve, boost and powerstation. Designed for iPhone and iPod, the juice pack universal line delivers a compact and lightweight power solution, cased in an aesthetic fit for on-the-go style enthusiasts.

The second generation of reserve and boost take the portable power category to the next level, as the line features new design elements, superior quality and increased battery capacity, making them an efficient and convenient recharging solution. The reserve packs 700 mAh capacity into a device that fits into the palm of your hand and features a key ring for easy carrying. The boost, which is capable of recharging an iPhone to 100 percent with its 2000 mAh capacity, also features a pivoting connector, which acts as a viewing stand while the device is charging.

The powerstation is the most powerful of the three batteries, boasting 4000 mAh, and super high-output charging with unmatched capacity for its compact size. With charging output of up to 2.1 amps, the powerstation can handle the battery needs of any iDevice including the iPad, as well as USB-enabled devices.

Each of the new juice pack universal chargers feature a black soft-touch finish exterior, integrated LED charge status indicator, and improved conversion efficiency for maximum power transfer from battery to device.

“The juice pack reserve, boost and powerstation deliver a range of recharging solutions to mobile device users who need additional battery power but don't have the time or opportunity to plug into a wall or their laptop,” said Ross Howe, senior director of product marketing, mophie.  “The first universal batteries were incredibly well received and we evolved the line to help consumer’s get the very most from their iOS devices at all times with easy and convenient portable power solutions.”

Specific features and benefits of the reserve, boost and powerstation include:

reserve — $34.95

  • 700 mAh capacity
  • Flexible USB outer band and hidden connector stay concealed until you’re ready to charge
  • Hideaway 30-pin connector
  • Charges all generations of the iPod and iPhone


  • 2000 mAh capacity
  • Provides enough power to recharge an iPhone to 100 percent
  • High-output 1A charging for a faster recharge
  • Sleek, low-profile, and slips right into a pocket
  • Pivoting connector-hinge rotates into place so users can view the screen while charging
  • Charges all generations of the iPod and iPhone


  • 4000 mAh
  • Charging output of up to 2.1 amps
  • Capable of switching between 500 mAh, 1 A and 2.1 A charge
  • powerstation can be recharging while it still charges another device
  • Charges all generations of the iPad, iPhone and iPod, and USB-enabled devices

All members of the juice pack universal line are now available in Apple stores, and at For additional information regarding the mophie suite of products, please visit

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Nate Adcock is a system and integration engineer with experience managing and administering a variety of computing environments. He has worked extensively with mobile gadgets of all shapes and sizes for many years. He is also a former military weather forecaster. Nate is a regular contributor for the and blogs and helps manage both websites. Read more from Nate at or e-mail him at