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The latest news and trends in mobile technology, events, and more.

Top Six Reasons Your Trade Show Booth Needs a Mobile Charging Station

Want to increase traffic and improve networking? Here’s the top six reasons you need a charging station at your next trade show.

In your mind, picture the most recent conference you attended. How many people were actually interacting with each other, and how many had their faces stuck in a phone, tablet, or other mobile device? Probably more of the latter than the former, right? Read More

London Phone Booths Become Cell Phone Charging Stations

Cell phone charging stations are popping up everywhere. In fact, some of London’s iconic telephone booths are being re-purposed as cell phone charging stations.

London’s world-famous red telephone booths are an aesthetic staple of the city. However, with mobile-phone use constantly increasing, traditional pay phones are fast becoming a thing of the past. The solution? Convert them to solar-powered mobile charging stations. Read More

Top Locations for Cell Phone Charging Stations

Most popular industries and usage for Veloxity charging stations so far this year:

Trade shows:

Attendees tend to stay longer at events longer when tradeshow exhibitors or event planners offer cell phone charging stations.

  • Universities:

    Students live in a hyperconnected world.  A charging station on campus offers a way for students to stay connected with one another and the university.

  • Hospitals:

    A hospital visit can sometimes cause anxiety.  Many hospitals are curing dead battery anxiety by providing charging stations for visitors, patients and staff.

  • Restaurants:

    Dining establishments of all sizes are serving up charging stations and seeing patrons stay longer and longer.

  • Clubs & Bars:

    These venues are experiencing the ROI of vending electricity through charging stations. Patrons can enjoy the night instead of leaving early to go home to charge their phones.

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    Technology Progression, Battery Regression

    As cell phone technology progresses, battery life is regressing at a significant rate.

    A decade ago, you couldn’t watch Netflix on your phone. You couldn’t play Angry Birds or update your Facebook either. There is, however, one thing you used to be able to do that seems like a distant memory: Leaving your phone off the charger overnight. Read More

    Cell Phone Charging Stations at Schools and Universities

    Cell Phone Charging Stations at Schools and Universities keep students connected.

    Back to school time is here, and every student will have at least one cell phone or laptop. It’s how they do work, follow news & sports, communicate, and literally stay connected on and off campus. When a battery that powers a device dies, students get really bummed out. It’s called dead battery anxiety. YouTube even has tons of videos about the scary topic. Read More

    When Does iPhone 6 Come Out? iPhone 6 Release Date

    The question we have all been waiting to get answered:

    When does the iPhone 6 come out?

    Rumors suggest that in just a few weeks Apple will unveil their flagship smartphone. To satisfy curiosity we have compiled the most credible rumors for the upcoming Apple iPhone 6.

    Release Date

    It has been a long time since Apple last released a smartphone into the market so the wait for iPhone 6 been long awaited. Several sources report that Apple will hold a press event on Sept. 9th to introduce some of what Eddy Cue has been bragging about a few months ago at the Code conference. If they don’t show off the phone here – you can expect the iPhone 6 to be launched by sometime near Sept. 19th. Read More

    Veloxity Releases Market Research Data on Phone Charging Stations for Events

    Veloxity, an industry leader in secure, charging solutions, is releasing data collected from its phone charging stations across the country. Using the usage analytics that we’ve included in our charging stations, we were able to compile data on how users interact with our products. From professional events like trade shows and conferences to social events like galas and corporate outings, our data suggest that providing phone charging stations at events can have a significant impact on its success. Read More

    Staying Connected Inherent for Business & Personal Life

    Staying connected” is often used in relation to business – employees, through smartphones and other mobile devices can stay connected to the office and with clients, virtually 24/7. The thing is, staying connected is just as important in all aspects of everyday life, from communicating with friends through texting and social media, to making sure the babysitter can find you in an emergency. Being able to reach someone – whether it’s for work or personal reasons – is as ubiquitous as breathing. Read More

    Cell Phone Battery Comparison – Top & Worst Phone Batteries

    National surveys suggest that phone battery life is one of the biggest pain points for consumer and the most important feature that needs improvement in smartphones. Other features such as screen size and processing speed seem to have reached a pretty satisfactory level on modern phones but having to charge your battery multiple times daily is still required for the vast majority of them. Now that they all have quad-core processors it takes more and more power to keep one going. To effectively gauge battery performance, three different variables were measured for a total of 7 popular smartphones on the market today. Read More

    Phone Charging Station for Universities, Colleges, and Schools.

    March 18, 2014 | By |

    Through our previous blogs, we’ve established that staying connected in today’s world is of utmost importance. This is especially true for undergrads and young adults. Each generation of students is more tech-savvy than the last, and as such there is a growing need for fully charged and operational mobile devices on college campuses and academic institutions. The need for technology on college campuses is ever growing as many textbooks are now offered as online books. Along with classes that require internet access, you never want to show up with a device that is low on battery. Read More