One lucky member of the CrackBerry Nation will win one of these Ventev PowerCELL Backup Battery packs. Read on for details.

No matter how hard I try I really cannot make any device I own last a full and complete day any more. My BlackBerry Bold 9780 comes close but it's just not enough. I really don't like the idea of running out of juice when I need it most. For some folks carrying a spare battery is the ultimate option but given that I often have a few devices that I make use of, I was looking for something that would be compatible with them all.

I finally decided to give the Ventev PowerCELL a try as it includes several connectivity options, most of which are compatible with all the devices I own. After having used it for a while now, I'm glad to say I no longer fumble around with multiple batteries and chargers. I simply deal with one battery, for all devices and top each one up as I need to.

Review: Ventev PowerCELL Backup Battery

The Ventev PowerCELL consists of an enclosed 1700mAh battery and comes with a mini and microUSB cable as well as an iPad, iPhone charging cable. The battery itself is small and compact enough to keep in your pocket or bag without taking up much space at all. The only problem I had was keeping track of the included cables. But realistically, I'm not a very organized person to begin with so often times I manage to lose things that are right in front of my face.

Having taken the Ventev PowerCELL along with me on many trips to Tim Hortons and Starbucks I'm happy to say it has saved my butt on many occasions. If you're looking for an alternative to carrying multiple batteries or just looking for a way to top up the battery you have while on the go the Ventev PowerCELL is certainly a viable option to look at. Right now, you can pick up a Ventev PowerCELL from the ShopCrackBerry Store for only $54.95. If you still prefer the old swapping batteries method, you can check out the links below for the other batteries we offer.

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