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Review: Powermat Home & Office Mat, Portable Mat

Price when rated: $99

Pros

  • Aesthetically appealing charging dock
  • Universal Charger charges just about everything portable
  • Cases are solid
  • Seamlessly charges multiple devices

Cons

  • Unseemly raised edge for iPhone 3G and iPod touch case
  • Cases are difficult to remove
  • Steep entry price
  • Magnetic induction connection isn’t truly wireless
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Where to buy
Price when rated: $99
Lowest price: $90.00 via Amazon.com Marketplace

Pros

  • Universal Charger charges just about everything portable
  • Cases are solid
  • Folds up into a smaller package: Seamlessly charges multiple devices

Cons

  • Unseemly raised edge for iPhone 3G and iPod touch case
  • Cases are difficult to remove
  • Steep entry price
  • Magnetic induction connection isn’t truly wireless
 Compare

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