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PowerMat Wirelessly Charges Almost Any Device - Enter to Win a PowerMat Combo!

By Adam Zeis on 11 Dec 2009 11:55 am EST
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The PowerMat sets out to solve your charging dilemas. If you have multiple devices and chargers running rampant, you can hook up the PowerMat and "cut the cord". The wireless charging solution charges up to 3 devices at a time, all without the need for conventional wired chargers. You simply place down the PowerMat, plug it in (ironic right?), choose your weapon (aka wireless receiver or "PowerCube") and charge away. The PowerMat feature and array of wireless receivers (battery doors) for various devices that you simply snap on and you're done. Place the device on the PowerMat and it charges. Included is a PowerCube with multiple adapters for devices such as iPods, Nintendo DS and mirco USB. The PowerMat Portable Mat folds up into a neat travel case allowing you to take it anywhere, while the cleaner Home and Office Mat looks a bit nicer but isn't built for portability.

After playing around with the PowerMat for a few weeks, I honestly think it is more of a novelty for BlackBerry users than anything. Using a BlackBerry Charging Pod (at 1/4 of the cost) is a much easier solution with no additional accessories involved. The PowerMat requires either the PowerCube and adapter (which ultimately is the same as just plugging in your device) or a wireless receiver that will run you another $30 on top of the PowerMat price. That said, it is pretty cool. :)

Contest: We have one PowerMat Portable Mat bundle to give away. The bundle includes the portable mat, wireless receivers for the Bold 9000, Curve 8900 and Curve 83xx and the PowerCube with adapters. Just leave a comment on this post to enter. This contest will run through Sunday December 20th. Please only leave one comment - multiple entries won't count.

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PowerMat Wirelessly Charges Almost Any Device - Enter to Win a PowerMat Combo!

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looks like a great product!! would love to win it for my wife. she has an issue (never charges her phone)her phone and maybe i can disguise and have her charge her phone while drinking coffee!! thanks!

I want this so bad, i havent broke down to buy it yet, if i won it that'd be amazziiiinnnggggg...

I was planning on getting one of the home versioins of this. But after reading the review, I don't think its worth the money since the only device I would be using it for would be my BB Curve 8330.

My new husband has been totally coveting these...I'd love to win to re-gift him for the holidays! lol.

WOW alot of comments on this one. i guess if there is something i would like to have it is this. Would be a nice addition to my desk at work.

Now if that doesn't get some attention I don't know what to do. Portable mat me please. This thing will definitely find its way into the longevity of my prized blackberry's battery life's life!

As soon as I saw the powermat I wanted to pick one up, but I don't have 130 bucks to spend on it yet! I hope I win =P

I was about to buy one last night but I decided not to. Then while I was sleeping, I had a dream I won one in a contest. It's a sign!

I have a couple blackberries that I am always having to plug in every night (One is for work and the other is personal, then my wife also has one O.o) so having somethign I can just put my phone onto at night would be sweeeet!

I would love to have one, it would make things much simpler now that BlackBerry have changed the charging ports :(

Between my wife's and my blackberry and the ipod touch it gets frustrating charging everything in different places. Or grabing the cords from upstairs and bringing them down. Then forgeting to grab them at night to bring them back up! So I definitly would love to have this product!

i would love to win this but i dont have the cash to do it and this would be amazing as hotels never have a lot of plugs

Will be a lot nicer when they have the doors for the rest of the Berrys like my Tour. :)

This would be a godsend to me. I have so many wireless bluetooth headsets, that the adaptors all look the same to me and I actually tried plugging one into my BlackBerry Bold9000 when it was for a Jabra Headset. Help! This would be a lifesaver. :)

Powermat is the future when it comes to mobile phone charging. I would love to win one. I never win anything
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I wish they offered more battery doors for other phones. I would pick one if they offered it for the storm. Love the idea of it....I feel the power cube is pointless...still gotta plug it in.

As an IT Admin, I have devices that need charged all the time including my Storm. This would be a perfect solution for my charging needs. I actually was looking at a wireless charging pad at Best Buy and couldnt justify the purchase although I was extremely tempted. I would love to win this.

WOW.... THIS IS THE GREATEST INVENTION EVER.....
ITS AWESOME TO SEE SOMETHING LIKE THIS IS AT HAND....
GREAT JOB ON CREATING THE POWERMAT... IT REALLY IS AN AWESOME CHARGER.....LOVE TO HAVE 1 .......

Very cool concept, seems pretty expensive but hopefully once products like these start to develop they become more efficient and affordable.

This doesn't seem practical until all phones have the technology built in, instead of a bump sticking out of the battery door. I'll still take one, though.

they are really great I have seen them in action, I would really like it. They work great, I am all in on this one.

I CUD REALLY USE THIS..AMAZINg..EVERYONE IN MA HOUSE HAS A CELL PHONE..THIS CUD REALLY MAKE IT EASIER..

We have 3 devices and some times four in our house. SO anything that keeps those cords to a minimum, sounds great to me.

This seems like it is starting to catch on all over. I think i could use this quite nicely.......

This has to be one of the coolest things around, i wish i had enough money to get one, or even better get a free one!!!
Haha i need to stop buying apps for my phone and buy this insted =P

I absolutely love this product! I was going hoping to get one but can't afford it right now ;(. This is a sweet product and you guys should check out what powermat can do in the kitchen on youtube!

This isn't something I would probably buy on my own but it seems pretty cool I would love to try it if I win it

This would make an awesome Christmas gift for my wife! She's always asking me to plug in her 'Berry for her. With the Power Mat, I could just tell her to lay it on the Mat, lol =D

I am totally impressed. My blackberry family would love this. It isn't often something comes along that impresses me, but this takes the top prize.

Forget the multiple plugs and the multiple extension cords dangling from the wall because this would solve all my current and future charging issues.

My fire hazard charging station would be gone forever for this. Hopefully I will win this.

Thanks for considering my entry.

Tom

for my Info Tech class for business, a friend of mine actually did a presentation about the Powermat. During that entire slide show, i was on the edge of my seat for i was hooked into the Powermat. Now i just wish i could have one, but that is not possible while being a poo college student :(

I have been looking at the powermat for a bit now and would love one! I have soo many gadgets it would be great to have.

Wow I would love to have one of these powermats. Nice to see Homedics and Powerplant working together to bring new technology to us all.

Merry Christmas

I would love to have one ... I am running so much as a full time Pastor that my phone dies in the most awkward places. This would be a lifesaver for me and those who I serve.

Thanks for considering me.

OMG its finally out!! been waiting a long time for something like this. Can't wait to get my hands on one!

Amazing invention!

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