I can’t take it anymore – I gotta upgrade my travel surge strip! This one is the winner.

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I need 4 USB ports for these travel toys!

I commend Delta for providing us standard and USB power power ports just about everywhere (some better than others fyi), from gate area to Sky Clubs to on-board they are plentiful. But when I at last get to where I am going the hotel may or may not offer what I really need. Plus, many times, they spread out the USB power ports one or two here and there all over the room. I don’t know about you but I have nightmares about leaving something plugged in and leaving it behind in the room. 🙁

Bu-buy! Time for an upgrade.

In the past I have used the above combo for my laptop and then the next one for all my USB stuff. I need this as I now have a USB port powered MouseBluetooth headphones (w/ Bluetooth transmitter dongle), as well as my trusty 20k battery brick. All 4 of these device I need to charge each night before travel the next day. I need something simpler and with a LONG and yet compact cord.

Love this – 4 USB & long cord = perfect!

Time for this “UPWADE” to be my new solution and replace my old surge protector with only 2 USB ports to one that has 4 and be able to have everything conveniently plugged in to one spot and all of it the have power protection – Nice.

With 2 standard power ports I can keep my laptop going as well as one more spot for my 26k mega laptop battery brick (that will recharge my laptop from dead once).

I think I have found the perfect setup and I am loving all of the above (well, other than my old surge strip). Now my only problem is making sure I make the time to plug everything in before I go to bed! 🙂

So does my collection of power hungry travel toys resemble yours? Do you have another perfect solution you have found? – René


PS – I’m going to do a SWAG Saturday giveaway later today so be sure to stop by and check the blog!



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One comment

  1. I love the cord management feature.

    I have been on a few flights having international outlets that were pretty worn out, and two-prong plugs become loose and fall out. I have a three-prong extension cord that usually works well in worn outlets.

    I think that your old Tripp Lite strip has three prongs. The two-prong plug and cord of the Upwade look very lightweight, so hopefully it will stay inserted.

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