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If you rely on your smartphone and other mobile devices, the last thing you want to see before the end of your day is a low battery warning. But if you slip a TravelCard into your wallet, you have 1,500mAh of extra juice that’ll top up your devices when you need it most.

And thanks to Cult of Android Deals, you can get yours for just $29 for a limited time.

SolidEnergy's battery versus comparable products from Xiaomi and Apple. Photo: SolidEnergy

SolidEnergy’s battery versus comparable products from Xiaomi and Apple. Photo: SolidEnergy

It’s been a while since we’ve seen vast improvements to lithium-ion batteries, which power the portable gadgets we rely on today. But that’s all about to change, thanks to a company called SolidEnergy.

Born out of MIT in 2012, the startup has built a battery that stores more energy than that inside Apple’s iPhone 6, but measures half the size.

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Don’t let your gadgets and mobile devices give up on you before your next camping trip is over. With the incredible ZeroLemon SolarJuice battery, you get a whopping 20,000mAh of power in a solar-powered, rain-resistant, shock-proof package.

And for a limited time only, thanks to Cult of Android Deals, it’s just $49.99 — 50% off.

The aftermath. Photo: S-blade/Reddit

The aftermath. Photo: S-blade/Reddit

Like a lot of smartphones, the LG G3 gets pretty warm under heavy use — that’s just normal. What isn’t normal is spontaneous combustion, which is exactly what happened to one G3 before it burned a phone-shaped hole right through its owner’s mattress.

Android L on the Nexus 5. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Android L on the Nexus 5. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Still wondering where the Android 5.0 upgrade is for your Nexus 5? It may have been held up by a pretty serious Wi-Fi bug that was causing abnormal battery drain, according to a report on the Google issue tracker. Some testers have found that their handsets were dying after just a few hours of use.

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