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The Advantages of Carrying a Power Bank

March 17, 2018

The Advantages of Carrying a Power Bank

Carry What You Need

The philosophy that guides the Ridge wallet doesn’t only apply to wallets. Streamlining, minimalism, and ease of use can guide every aspect of life. Particularly as the world gets more cluttered, it becomes increasingly important to make the tedious parts of life easier than ever.

That’s why we also offer the Ridge Mobile Power Bank, a portable battery that will keep you charged and ready at all times. We like to call this product “the Perfect Mobile Accessory,” and at only 8 oz, it won’t weigh down your pocket or backpack one iota. Here are some of the biggest advantages.

You Don’t Have to Look Around for Outlets

Now that we live in the era of smartphones, one of the near-daily toils of 21st century life is the perpetual quest for power outlets. It’s one thing if you’re at home, where you have the perfect little spot for charging. But more often than not, your battery starts beeping its death notes while you’re eating out a restaurant, or visiting a friend, necessitating a desperate hunt for available power outlets — which, if other people are having the same problem, might not be available.

The even worse possibility is that this happens when you’re at a big outdoor event, or in a stadium, or somewhere where the possibility of outlets is moot. Want to get pictures of your kid’s high school graduation? Oops, low battery. What about Skyping someone from the Grand Canyon? Low battery is a killer. What if you’re taking the dog on a walk through the woods, and you want to check if everything’s okay back at home? Again, if your battery dies, you don’t want to stop what you’re doing and hit the road, much less go into a gas station looking for car chargers.

Having a power bank eliminates this common problem, making it a thing of the past. Now, you can carry a slim, lightweight portable battery around with you, and never worry again. If you use the Ridge commuter backpack, it’ll slide right in, and you won’t have to think about it unless you need it. Then, all you have to do is plug in, charge, and be ready for action.

Great for Long Car Rides, Flights, and Other Trips

Graduations, baseball games, or hiking trips aren’t the only times where you’re at risk of having a dead phone and no outlets. When you’re traveling, having your phone fully charged can be the difference between getting some work done, or sitting there staring at the ceiling, or figuring out what form of transportation is going to pick you up. It’s important. And that’s why the power bank is such a useful tool for traveling.

Some planes are equipped with outlets, sure, but you can’t always depend on that — and with a power bank, you never need to. On long car rides, particularly if you’re doing a group road trip, having your power bank means not having to hog the car charging port the whole time. If you go camping, you don’t have to worry about needing to charge your phone if it dies.

Equipped with Every Major Port

Got an iPhone? No problem. Prefer an Android? That’s covered, too. The mobile power bank is ready to serve whatever major charger you might require, to ensure that your phone — or tablet, for that matter — is ready to go. That means that not only will your current phone be equipped, but if you ever make the decision to switch brands, your new phone will be good to go, as well.

No matter which way you slice it, having a power bank is essential in today’s fast-moving world, and once you have it, you’ll wonder how you ever got by without it.