Cable lets you draw a charge from computers, tablets, and the charging holy grail: other phones

Brother, could you spare a charge?

Between portable charging, wireless charging, charging stations in public spaces where pay phones used to be, and general improvements in battery technology, it can be surprising how often you find yourself almost out of juice while out in the world. At home, you'd just plug in and continue your conversation, texting or Angry Birds session, but out there, it could mean the difference between making or missing an important connection.

The Juicer, an Indiegogo project that launched earlier this month, offers a potential solution for when you have this problem. It connects you with the most ubiquitous source of charging on the planet: other people's phones.

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