Review: The TravelCard Charger Fits in Your Wallet

I've reviewed the previous generation of the TravelCard Charger ($34) and I'm happy to report that, as good as it was, it's now even better. As the name implies, it's a compact charger in the shape and size of a credit card. What sets the TravelCard apart is that it's so small, yet still has a Lightning cable built-in (or there's a microUSB version for Android users.) The new version has a USB cable included so the TravelCard can be charged easily from any USB port.

TravelCard

It provides an impressive 1500mAh in a remarkably slim size and is available in several color combinations such as silver, blue, red, black, and now carbon gray.  By necessity, the built-in cables are a little short, but that's a small price to pay. Speaking of small prices to pay, it's on sale for $34 instead of $49. 

Pros

  • USB charger built in
  • 1500mAh in a remarkably slim size
  • A nice variety of color combinations

Cons

  • Cables are a little short

Final Verdict

The TravelCard Charger from TravelCard is the right size and price to be a great stocking stuffer this year. 

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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP, About.com, BestAppEver.com, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.