Jul 28, 2014 8:10 AM
It's difficult not to feel like a bum when you have to ask strangers and local businesses to resuscitate your smartphone. "Brother, could you spare a wall socket for ten minutes?" Quit feeling a mooch and leave the house prepared. The Slate It's Bonus Time Battery Extender ($25) can recharge your dead phone - you can even continue to use the phone as it re-energizes. Talk about empowering!